Maxforce Fly Spot Bait - Questions & Answers

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  • Asked by Clark from Tucson, Az
    06/05/2012
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    What is the shelf life of diluted Maxforce Fly Spot Bait?
    Can I mix the product per the recommendations and store the unused mixed product for use at a later time? If so, will it's effectiveness be reduced?
    A
    The longer a pesticide sits in its diluted form, the less effective it will be. In general, the manufacturer recommends that you use the diluted Maxforce Fly Spot Bait within 24 hours of dilution for best results.
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    13 of 15 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Peg
    07/06/2011
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    Is Maxforce Fly Spot Bait safe and able to be used in an area for chickens?
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    Maxforce Spot Bait is specifically labeled for use in poultry houses. Be sure to fully read and follow the product label.
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    12 of 15 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Peter from San Marcos Ca
    06/20/2012
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    What is the % of A.I. in the finished mix?
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    When mixed as recommended on the Maxforce Fly Spot Bait product label you wind up with 1.1% imidacloprid.
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    9 of 9 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Dave from Warsaw
    03/17/2015
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    If my dog eats the dead flies after eating Maxforce Fly Spot Bait will it hurt or kill my dog?
    My dog stays in a fenced in yard and i wanted to apply the chemical to the sun room windows that are in the back yard with the dog. So when the fly's eat the chemical and drop dead onto the patio, what if the dog eats some of the fly's, like dogs do?
    A
    Maxforce Fly Spot Bait should not harm dogs who eat dead flies. Please make sure to keep the dog out of the treated area until dried.  
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    9 of 11 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Chester
    04/22/2010
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    Can I add this product to an entrance mat so that the foot traffic will take the bait throughout store?
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    No.  Maxforce Fly Spot Bait is diluted in water and sprayed or painted onto surfaces for fly control.Please read the Maxforce Fly Spot bait product label before using.
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    9 of 9 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Karen from St. Henry, Oh
    05/03/2012
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    Is Maxforce Fly Spot Bait safe to use on patio areas outside where children play?
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    You can use the Maxforce Fly Spot Bait outdoors in areas that will inaccessible to the children and non-target animals. Usually in outdoor residential settings you would just need to spray or paint the application on areas where the flies rest and that the children cannot touch. Please be sure to read the Maxforce Fly Spot Bait product label for complete instructions.
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    6 of 6 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Maria from Houston
    10/07/2015
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    If my chickens eat the flies killed by Maxforce Fly Spot Bait, will it hurt the chickens?
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    Maxforce Fly Spot Bait is labeled to be used in poultry areas and other livestock facilities, so it should not pose any problems if applied correctly in this area. Be sure to apply the product in areas where the chickens or other animals will not come into direct contact with the spray or residual. Maxforce Fly Spot Bait does also contains the bittering agent Bitrex to reduce the likelihood of harming non-target animals. You may review the product MSDS for complete toxicology information.

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    5 of 5 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Kyle from Glendale
    06/18/2016
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    How do I mix the Maxforce Fly Spot Bait?
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    Maxforce Fly Spot Bait is mixed at one envelope (2 oz)  to 1 pint of water and agitate until completely mixed. One pint of finished spray will treat 125 square feet. The 16 oz pint is mixed with one gallon of water. One gallon of finished spray will treat 1,000 square feet of fly-resting surfaces. For paint-on applications, add 8 ounces of this product to 8 ounces of water (approximately 1 cup), and mix to desired consistency for best painting results. Apply this mixture in narrow bands up to 6 inches wide on suitable fly-resting surfaces. Do not apply this product at a rate exceeding 8 ounces for every 1,000 square feet of floor space.

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    4 of 5 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Cynthia from North Charleston, Sc
    06/19/2016
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    How toxic is Maxforce Fly Spot Bait to honey bees?
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    Maxforce Fly Spot Bait is extremely toxic to bees exposed to the area that was treated or residues on blooming crops or weeds.

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    4 of 5 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Andre\'e
    07/10/2010
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    How much product does one envelope of the Maxforce Fly Spot Bait make?
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    One envelope of the Maxforce Fly Spot Bait will make about 1 pint of solution, which is enough to treat approximately 125 sq. feet.

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    4 of 4 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Cece from Toronto, Canada
    06/16/2015
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    Is there a difference between Bayer Maxforce and Bayer QuickBayt?
    Both are fly baits made by the same company, are sold in the same quantities, contain the same active ingredient (imidacloprid) and attractants (muscalure and Bayer LEJ 179). Just wondering if they're the same product rebranded or if there is an actual difference!
    A
    That is a good question for Bayer. They would be able to give you the differences between them since we do not sell the QuickBayt. Their phone number is 800-331-2867.
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  • Asked by Jack from Odessa, Tx
    05/08/2017
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    How long does Maxforce Fly Spot Bait last once sprayed?
    Once I spray the diluted solution on a surface how long will it continue to kill flies before reapplying? For example, will it kill for 30 days if not washed off by rain?
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    Maxforce Fly Spot Bait residual outdoors is 30 days and 6 weeks indoors.

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  • Asked by Kimberly from Point Blank, Texas
    10/27/2016
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    Is Maxforce Fly Spot Bait product safe and approved for the use in restaurants?
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    Yes, Maxforce Fly Spot Bait is labeled to be used in commercial food handling establishments and restaurants. Please let us know should you have any more questions or concerns.

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  • Asked by Bob from Jewett, Ny
    03/18/2016
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    Does Maxforce Fly Spot bait work on cluster flies?
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    Maxforce Fly Spot Bait could work for Cluster Flies if they were to ingest the bait after landing on a treated surface.  Cluster flies eat organic material more than food products like house flies do.  We do have a great article that might be helpful on "How to Get Rid of Cluster Flies"

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  • Asked by Todd from North Carolina
    03/07/2017
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    Is Maxforce Fly Spot Bait pretty much the same product as the 5 lb Maxforce Fly Bait?
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    These products are similar in that they are both baits.  Maxforce Fly Spot Bait is a powder that is mixed with water and sprayed on surfaces, whereas Maxforce Granular Fly Bait is a granular bait that is scattered or used in stations as directed on the product label.

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  • Asked by Bill from Oxford, Pa
    04/16/2018
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    Can Maxforce Fly Spot Bait be used in conjunction with Fly Predators?
    We currently use Spalding Fly Predators around our manure pile and would like to augment the control with Maxforce if possible.
    A

    Maxforce Fly Spot Bait should not be applied to the same manure piles using Spalding Fly Preadtors. Simply apply the predators to the base of the pile for fly control.

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  • Asked by Chris from Woodbridge, Va
    06/14/2018
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    Can I spray the Maxforce Fly Spot Bait on my fruit for fruit flies?
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    MaxForce Fly Spot Bait is only labeled for house flies and will not work for any other types of flies.  You can find all of our available products for fruit flies here.  

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  • Asked by Doug from Tampa Fl
    12/10/2013
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    Will MaxForce Fly Spot Bait work on fruit flies?
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    The MaxForce Fly Spot Bait willl only work on common house fly or lesser house fly. Does not work on other types of flies.  For fruit fly control please refer to our Fruit Fly Control page.
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  • Asked by Wayne from Katy, Tx
    04/22/2014
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    What do you have to help control flys?
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    Please see our Fly Control Page, as there are many different means of controlling flies. One of our most popular products for fly control is Maxforce Fly Spot bait. It kills flies in 60 seconds or less.
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  • Asked by Daryl from Honolulu, Hi
    01/08/2020
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    Can Maxforce Fly Spot Bait be applied to the leaves of outdoor/indoor plants?
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    Maxforce Fly Spot Bait is not labeled for use directly on plants. You can apply this to structures as directed on the label as a spray or by painting the product onto the surfaces. You could use a residual insecticide concentrate such as Talstar P on ornamental plants for flying insects. 

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