InVict Xpress Granular Bait

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InVict Xpress Granular Bait

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Product Overview

InVict Xpress Granular Bait is a proprietary broad spectrum, multi-granule bait matrix with Imidacloprid that provides extremely fast kill of a variety of insects including ants, crickets, cockroaches, mole crickets, earwigs, firebrats, and silverfish. The powerful combination Imidacloprid and the irrestible bait matrix prove too much for listed insects and rapidly kill large populations. Use indoors, outdoors, and on turf. No personal protection equipment (PPE) required.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Imidacloprid 0.5%
Target pests Kills Roaches, Ants*, Crickets, Mole Crickets, Silverfish, Firebrats, and Earwigs.
Kills Acrobat, Allegheny, Argentine, Big-headed, Cornfield, Crazy, Ghost, Little Black, Odorous House, Pavement, Pyramid, Rover, Thief and White-footed Ants*.
*Except Carpenter, Fire, Pharaoh and Harvester Ants
For use in Homes, Apartments, Commercial, Industrial, Recreational, Health Care, Schools, Daycare, Garages, Lawns, Landscape Beds, Ornamental Turf, Parks, Athletic Fields and Golf Courses
Application * See label for complete application instructions
Pet safe Yes, if used as directed on Label
AZ, CT, MA, MD, ME, NJ, NV, NY, RI, VT (Restricted To Licensed Applicators Only)
Shipping Weight 0.65 lbs
Manufacturer Rockwell Labs (Mfg. Number: IXGB008)
UPC 639737203158
EPA Registration 73079-14


How InVict Xpress Granular Bait Works

InVict Xpress Granular Bait has multiple food attractants to attract a variety of target pests. Roaches, crickets, silverfish, firebrats, and earwigs discover the bait while foraging and consume the active ingredient. Worker ants cannot eat solid food, so they pick up the bait and take it back to the nest and feed it to the larvae. The larvae digest solid food and excrete liquid food for the rest of the colony.

The active ingredient Imidacloprid is a neonicotinoid insecticide. Neonicotinoids refer to the class neuro-active insecticides that are modeled after nicotine. Imidacloprid works by disrupting inhibiting stimuli transmission within the nervous system of a given insect when that insect either ingests or absorbs the poison into its body. More specifically, imidacloprid blocks a certain type of neuronal pathways which are much more prevalent in insects than mammals. That is why the chemical is much more toxic to insects than humans or animals. Imidacloprid works slowly enough for ants to transfer the active ingredient throughout the colony, yet quickly enough to control listed pest populations.

Target Pests

Cockroaches, Silverfish, Firebrats, Ants (excluding Carpenter, Fire, Pharaoh, and Harvester), Crickets, Mole Crickets, Earwigs

PESTS CONTROLLED: Roaches, Crickets, Mole Crickets, Silverfish, Firebrats, Earwigs, Ants (Acrobat, Allegheny, Argentine, Big-Headed, Cornfield, Crazy, Ghost, Little Black, Odorous House, Pavement, Pyramid, Rover, Thief, and White-Footed)

Target Uses

InVict Xpress is a versatile granular bait for both indoor and outdoor use. Indoors, use InVict Xpress in bait stations, apply directly into cracks and crevices or voids, or sprinkle in attics, crawl spaces, and unfinished basements to treat listed pests. Outdoors, use as a perimeter application, broadcast application, or to spot treat ant mounds and trails. Use InVict Xpress as a protein bait when baiting for ants (use in conjunction with a sweet liquid or gel bait for best results). InVict Xpress can be applied around rodent bait stations to control insects attracted to these areas. InVict Xpress is also labeled for use in food handling establishments, even in Federally Inspected food plants.

InVict Xpress Granular Bait will be effective longest in dry areas. Do not water in after treatment. InVict Xpress Granular should not be used in areas sprayed with residual sprays, and it is a great alternative to sprays in sensitive areas where spraying is prohibited or undesirable. InVict Xpress is even labeled for use in fruit and vegetable gardens and home greenhouses. InVict Xpress is ready to use and easy to apply directly from the smaller containers or using a hand spreader or bulb duster like the B&G Bulb Duster for crack and crevice applications.

ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Imidacloprid 0.5%

Application Instructions

Apply in areas where listed pests are found or known to harbor. If the perimeter is treated with a repellent insecticide (e.g., pyrethroid), the bait may still be used around the perimeter, but it should be applied in a band outside the repellent barrier for best results. Bait applied outdoors will degrade naturally if not consumed. Apply in bait stations or as crack and crevice treatment indoors. Use in areas inaccessible to children and pets.

Outdoor Perimeter Applications:

Apply in a band 1-3 feet wide around the perimeter of buildings at a rate of 0.5-1 oz. per 100 sq. ft. Use a hand shaker, duster or mechanical spreader to apply. For example, a 2 foot band around a 200 linear foot building would require 8-16 tbsp. (1/2-1 cup) of bait. Also apply around exterior light fixtures and along the edges of sidewalks, patios and driveways and under decks.

Turf Applications:

Apply bait evenly over the affected area using a hand shaker or mechanical spreader at a rate of 4 – 8 oz. per 1000 square feet or 10 - 20 lbs. per acre. The product should not be watered in.

Indoor Applications:

Apply bait only in areas inaccessible to children and pets, or in tamper-resistant bait stations. Use a hand shaker or duster to apply bait. Apply up to 0.5 oz. (2 tbsp.) per crack, crevice or void, or at a rate of 0.5 oz. (2 tbsp.) per 100 sq. ft.

  • Each 8 oz. bottle treats 800-1,600 square feet of perimeter application, 500-1,000 square feet of turf application, or about 1,600 sq. ft. indoors. Chose this size for small treatments.
  • A 4 lb. shaker jug treats 6,400-12,800 sq. ft. of perimeter application, 8,000-16,000 sq. ft. (up to about 1/3 Acre) of turf application, or about 12,800 sq. ft. of indoor applications. Chose this size for most home perimeter or broadcast turf application.
  • A 25 lb. carton will treat approximately 1 to 2.3 Acres for broadcast turf application. Chose this size for professional use or for larger or multiple treatments in one season.

Standard Application Rates:

  • 1/2 – 1 oz. (2-4 tbsp.) per 100 sq. ft. – Perimeter application
  • 1/2 – 1 oz. (2-4 tbsp.) – Around ant mounds or along ant trails
  • 4 – 8 oz. per 1,000 sq. ft. (10-20 lbs. per Acre) – Turf application
  • 1 oz. per 100 sq. ft. – Sewer application
  • 0.5 oz. (2 tbsp.) per crack, crevice, or void or per 100 sq. ft. – Indoor applications

For use in the following areas:

In and around structures, including homes, apartments, commercial, industrial, municipal, institutional, research, recreational, health care, educational, daycare, hospitality and agricultural buildings and other man-made structures, garages, transport vehicles, sewers, animal research facilities, and food service, storage, handling and processing establishments. Turf sites include lawns, landscape beds, ornamental turf, parks, playing fields, right-of-ways, golf course greens and tee boxes, and home greenhouses; food processing and food handling establishments, including Federally-Inspected food plants


General: Apply in trash closets, utility closets, dropped ceilings, under and behind appliances and vending machines, in wall voids and voids under and behind cabinets, sinks and tubs, in drawer wells, garbage chutes, pipe chases, elevator pits, around drains, around electrical conduits and in cracks and crevices where insects may harbor. Focus application in areas where insects or their signs are seen. Reapply bait after one week if infestation is still present. The bait may be broadcast in unfinished attics, basements and crawlspaces provided children do not have access to these areas.

  • In attics, be sure to get bait near the eaves and vent pipes where insects often first enter, as well as around any pipes or potential access points between the attic and the main structure. Attics should have proper ventilation to insure that no food odor from the bait seeps into the living area, particularly in hot weather. If in doubt, apply the product in a manner such that it can be easily removed.
  • Electrical switch plate covers can be removed to allow access to voids, but bait shouldn’t be applied directly in electrical boxes.
  • If there are cracks between baseboards, cabinets, doorframes, hinges, counters or trim, and walls, these cracks can be lightly dusted with bait. If practical, these areas can be sealed once insect problems have been eliminated, to help prevent future problems.
  • Insects need moisture, so kitchen and bath areas and areas immediately surrounding them, and any other damp areas should be carefully inspected and treated if necessary. As a separate matter from the use of this product, as part of an IPM program, it is advisable to fix any leaks to minimize structural damage and odors, and to prevent potential chronic insect problems.

Food Processing and Handling Establishments, Including Federally-Inspected Food Plants: In food areas, including serving areas while the establishment is in operation, only apply bait in cracks, crevices, and other inaccessible areas, or in tamper-resistant bait stations. Never apply bait directly to a surface where food is stored, prepared or served. Follow above directions for crack and crevice placement.


  • Pay particular attention to potential insect harborage sites such as mulch beds, flowerbeds, fruit and vegetable gardens, compost heaps, wood piles, trees, stumps and trash areas and apply bait at the more liberal application rate in these areas. *Home greenhouses: Apply bait on and under benches. Do not apply bait directly in flats or pots.
  • Pets may be attracted to this product. Do not pile the bait in exposed areas.
  • The bait may also be sprinkled in and around rodent bait stations to control insects that harbor in these stations.
  • Ants: apply ½ to 1 oz. of bait around ant mounds and sprinkle along foraging trails. For ants, pay particular attention to harborage areas and apply bait around trees and stumps, in tree cavities, in and around firewood piles, around landscaping stones and in mulch beds. Bait may also be applied in insect bait stations. Reapply bait after one week if infestation is still present.
  • To prevent large insect populations from developing around structures in warm months, a quarterly application around the perimeter and to harborage areas, as described above, is recommended. This treatment is particularly effective to help prevent the establishment of large colonies of pest ants.
  • As a separate matter from the use of this product, as part of an IPM program, it is recommended that overhanging trees and other vegetation touching the structure be trimmed back, and cracks or gaps around pipes and window and door frames be sealed to minimize potential insect entry into buildings.
  • Mole Crickets: Results will be best if the area is irrigated prior to bait treatment. Mole crickets typically come to the surface to feed in the evening.

InVict Xpress Granular Bait Features

  • Multiple food attractants make bait accepted by many different pests.
  • Outdoor, Indoor, and Turf use.
  • Labeled for use in food handling establishments and Federally-Inspected food plants.
  • No Personal Protective Equipment required for application.
  • Labeled for use in fruit and vegetable gardens and compost heaps.

Extra Tips

  • Granules are effective for longest when dry. Do not water in granules. Store and apply out of wet areas.
  • Ant colony dietary needs can change frequently. It is most effective to offer additional baits such as Maxforce FC Ant Bait Gel.
  • Do not use baits in areas where residual sprays have been or will be applied.
  • Can be used in convenient and clear bait plate stations for easy monitoring and clean-up. This is especially helpful near food-handling areas, such as in kitchens.
  • Bait will be most effective if used within one year of opening.
  • May be sprinkled around rodent bait stations to control insects attracted to these areas.
  • For pet safety, do not pile bait in exposed areas or use in tamper resistant bait stations.
  • Do not disturb the natural behavior of trailing ants or foraging ants, placements should be made near the ants, but not on them or in the middle of the trail. By disrupting their normal behavior, bait avoidance may occur.
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  • 5 of 5 Stars


    By Anonymous on 06/27/2013

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    Sprinkled it around areas in the garden. Did a check about 3 days later and you can see the affect it is having on the population. Not sure how long it will last in the areas that get more water..

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  • 5 of 5 Stars

    roaches and flies

    By Anonymous on 08/27/2013

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    I purchased this a few months ago and was very happy with the results. I am buying more today. I followed the instructions and put it in every crack and crevious I could find. Then I put the little amount that was left on my pourch and hundreds of flies flew in and died. My severe roach problem is slowly going away. Very good product for the cost.

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    9 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • 1 of 5 Stars

    Ants ignored it

    By Tony on 08/18/2017

    Sprinkled this on several different trails of argentine ants, and in every case the ants ignored it. Then I placed a piece of ham on the trail to test if they were hungry, and they devoured it. I found this to be useless for ant control

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  • 1 of 5 Stars

    Invict express bait

    By Darrel on 09/16/2013

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    I have used up the first container of the 2 that I bought,what looks to be happening is that when applied to a mound the entire mound isn't dying, it just moves over near by and creates another mound! apparently this product is not working.

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    6 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Earwig invasion

    By Sharon on 07/11/2015

    I bought this bait to combat earwigs creeping around my patio, back side of house and nearby hydrangea bush. I think they ate the flower buds. A few sprinkles of bait around the patio and bush last week and earwigs are gone. Ants have disappeared too. InVict Xpress is my new friend.

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    5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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How long will invict xpress last once you have opened it?

InVict Xpress Granular Bait has a shelf life of up to 1 years after opening if stored in a cool dry area. 

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Can InVict Xpress Granular Bait be mixed with InTice?

Hi, dealing with a bad silverfish infestation in the attic, which has blown in insulation. I'm planning on using a dust mizer to blow in InTice, but was wondering if this is better, or if I can blow both InTice and InVict. Thanks.

We would recommend using one or the other product. For silverish, we would recommend our Silverfish Kit. Intice granular bait is in this kit, as well as various other products that can be used in conjunction with it.

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Long lasting cockroach, silverfish, spiders killer in attic

I purchase a new home (5-31-2015) in Bonita Springs Florida. the ground and walls have been treated 4 foot up for termites. It well was sprayed for termites in the attic with boracare.I plan on using termidor SC outside for Cockroaches, Ants, Silverfish, Spiders. what should I use in the attic? I dont have any problems yet. The attic is firber glass insulated low trusses hard to work in.

With all the steps currently in place with the boracare and termidor treatments you should be pretty set and protected from any pest that tries to make its way in. That being said, the Invict Express would be a great option to broadcast in an attic for any non wood destroying pests that may make their way in. 

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Why is the sale of Invict Xpress Granular Bait prohibited in New York?

New York State regulations prohibit the sale of InVict Xpress Granular Bait to the state. Unfortunately, we are not aware of the details for why this is the case. 

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Will InVict Xpress Granular Bait work to control fungus gnats without harming my flowers?

I have fungus gnats in my outdoor flower container/pots. The little black fly bugs. Am I correct that they lay their larva in the moist and dead leaves in the pots. I try to clean them out but watering always causes them to return. I have to water my pots.


InVict Xpress Granular Bait will not work for fungus gnats.  If you have fungus gnats present in your home there are several steps you may take to get rid of them. I have provided a link to our Getting Rid of Gnats Guide. 

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