Ortho Bug-Geta Snail and Slug Killer

Ortho Bug-Geta Snail and Slug Killer
Ortho Bug-Geta Snail and Slug Killer

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Product Overview

Ortho Bug-Geta Snail and Slug Killer is a distinct formula designed to kill slugs and snails fast. This product can be used around your pets and other wildlife. Ingestion of this bait will cause slugs and snails to cease feeding and they will become less mobile and begin to die within 1 to 3 days. This powerful concoction remains effective even after rain and or sprinkling for up to 21 days. Manage your snail and slug problem, make persistent slugs and snails deterrent to the power that is Ortho Bug-Geta Snail and Slug.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Sulfur 1%
Target pests Snails and Slugs
For use in Residential: Greenhouses, Vegetables, Fruit & Citrus Trees, Berries, flowers, Ornamental Plants, Shrubs, Trees, Lawn and Garden
Application Scatter the Bait Pellets on the soil around or near the plants to be protected (Do not place in piles)
If the ground is dry, wet it before applying bait (Works best when soil is moist)
* See label for complete application instructions
Pet safe Yes, if used as directed on label
Formulation Scatter the bait around the perimeter of the vegetable plot at approximately 0.5 to 1 lb. per 1000 square feet or for smaller areas, 0.15 oz. or 1 level teaspoon, per square yard.
Coverage Area 2 lbs. Treats 2,000 square feet (6 lbs. Treats 6,000 square feet)
Shipping Weight 2.12 lbs
Manufacturer Scotts (Mfg. Number: 0474510)
UPC 071549047450
EPA Registration 71096-16-239


Vegetables Protected From Snail and Slug Damage:

Artichokes, asparagus, beans, beets, blackeyed peas, broccoli, Brussels spouts, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflowers, corn, cucumbers, eggplants, garlic, kale, lettuce, onions, parsley, peas, peppers, potatoes, radishes, rutabagas, spinach, squach, Swiss chard, tomatoes, and turnips.

Fruits (including Citrus) Protected From Snail and Slug Damage:

Apples, avocados, apricots, cherries, grapes, melons, peaches, plums, citrus, pears.

Berries Protected From Snail and Slug Damage:

Strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, loganberries, raspberries.

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When does the unused Ortho Bug-Geta expire?

I have a box of Ortho Bug-Geta that is 6 years old. Will it still kill snails? If not, how should I dispose of it?


Ortho Bug-Geta Snail and Slug Killer has a shelf life a 3 years before it starts to lose its effectiveness. The manufacturer stated that after 6 years, it will no longer work. For proper disposal you would need to contact your local solid waste department, as disposal will differ from location to location.

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