Howard Johnson's Bifenthrin Granules

Howard Johnson\'s Bifenthrin Granules
Howard Johnson's Bifenthrin Granules

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Product Overview

Howard Johnson's Bifenthrin Granules will assist in the control of the most common insects around the house, overall lawn applications, and spot treattments. Some of those pests include ants, fleas, ticks, mole crickets, chinch bugs and more. It contains Bifenthrin as its active ingredient which will provide an effective protection against these insect pests. The granules are uniform in size which allows for a more even spread of the product and minimizes the chances of segregation. It can be used on lawns in landscaped areas and borders around commercial and residential lawns, hospital and public landscapes, industrial buildings, parks and recreational areas, and athletic fields.

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Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Bifenthrin 0.2%
Target pests Ants (including Imported Fire Ants), Chinch Bugs, Fleas, Mole Crickets, Ticks, and others
* See label for complete list
For use in Landscaped Areas and Perimeters around Residential, Institutional, Public, Commercial and Industrial Buildings, Parks, Recreational Areas and Athletic Fields
Application 1.15 - 4.46 lb. per 1,000 sq. ft
* See label for complete application instructions
Pet safe Extremely toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates
Formulation Professional Product
Coverage Area 5,000 - 10,000 sq. ft.
Shipping Weight 25.00 lbs
Manufacturer Howard Johnson (Mfg. Number: FGB46687)
UPC 078159000141
EPA Registration 53883-124



Do not apply more than 0.2 lb. active ingredient (a.i.) per acre per application on residential use sites (i.e., around private homes, apartment buildings, condominiums, non-agricultural outbuildings, non-commercial greenhouses, pre-schools or day care facilities). May be applied at up to 0.4 lb. a.i. per acre per application on non-residential use sites (i.e., around institutional, public, commercial or industrial buildings; parks; recreational areas or athletic fields).

Do not broadcast apply more than 0.4 lbs. A.I. (200 lbs. of Bifen L/P) per Acre per year.

Not for use on golf courses, sod farms, nurseries, in commercial greenhouses or on grass grown for seed.


Under normal conditions, the treatment rates stated in the table included on the label will control the pests listed. To control each of the pests listed on that table, Bifen L/P may be applied at up to 0.4 lb AI/A, at the discretion of the applicator. For residential lawn applications, use a maximum of 0.2 lb of active ingredient per acre per application. (See label for complete list)

Perimeter Treatment: Treat the ground area 5 to 10 feet wide around and adjacent to the structure.

Boundary Treatment: Treat mulch areas, soil areas, vegetation areas, ornamental gardens, planter areas, pavement crevices and fence lines.

Fire ant mound treatment: Treat using 1/2 cup of Bifen L/P per mound and then flood the mound with 1 to 2 gallons of water using enough force to allow the insecticide to flow into the ant tunnels. Apply in cool weather (65 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit) or in early morning or late evening hours to achieve the best results. Treat new mounds as they appear. After use with insecticide, food utensils such as teaspoons and measuring cups must not be used for food purposes.

(Including, but not limited to, Industrial Sites, Parks, Ball Fields and Cemeteries)

Broadcast Applications

Broadcast 2.3 to 4.6 lbs. Bifen L/P per 1000 sq. ft. (0.2 to 0.4 lbs. ai/Acre) uniformly to control actively foraging ants (including Imported Fire Ants). For additional rate recommendations see comments section under Lawn & Perimeter Applications.

Pad Mounted Electrical Sites
Uniformly apply 1.0 to 1.5 Tablespoons (0.06 to 0.09 lbs.) of Bifen L/P per 4 sq. ft. of mounting pad to decrease or prevent ant mound building activity on electrical pads. If partly or totally filled with soil excavated by resident ants, remove excess soil and level before treating existing transformers.

In New York State, this product may NOT be applied to any grass or turf area within 100 feet of a water body (lake, pond, river, stream, wetland, or drainage ditch).
In New York State, do make a single repeat application of Bifenthrin Nursery Concentrate if there are signs of renewed insect activity, but not sooner than two weeks after the first application.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including crystalline silica which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. 

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How do I determine the spreader setting for use with Howard Johnson's Bifenthrin Granules?

Using Scott’s Pro Edgeguard Spreader, how do I determine the setting to use for HJ Bifenthrin granules 0.2%? Scott’s website does not recognize the 12 digit UPC code.


We don't have the exact spreader setting for your model spreader. The easiest way to determine the correct setting to apply Howard Johnson's Bifenthrin Granules is as follows:

If you need to use 1.15 lbs of product per 1,000 sq ft, then you would add 1.15 lb of product to spreader, start with a medium setting, then apply product to a 20 x 50 ft area (1,000 sq ft).  If you have product left, your setting is too low.  If you run out of product, your setting is too high

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