Ortho MAX Fire Ant Killer Broadcast Granules

Ortho MAX Fire Ant Killer Broadcast Granules

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Product Overview

Ortho MAX Fire Ant Killer Broadcast Granules is specially formulated to target and control fire ants. Contains bifenthrin as its active ingredient which is highly effective in killing fire ants by influencing their nervous system. It comes in a granular formula, making it easy to use. The Ortho MAX Fire Ant Killer Broadcast Granules is proven to powerfully kill mounds in just 15 minutes plus, it provides long-lasting protection for up to 6 months. Prevents new mounds from forming and immediately kills fly-in queens. It is advisable to use this insecticide on the entire residential lawn area for proper fire ant control. Convenient to use by simply applying the granules on the lawn uniformly and water right after. It is highly suggested to apply the product in the morning or during the late evening when ants are most active because of the cool temperature. For safety, allow people and pets to enter the treated area once it has dried. 11.5 lb bag can cover up to 5,000 sq. ft. and 25 lb bag can treat up to 10,800 sq. ft.

Available Sizes:

  • Ortho MAX Fire Ant Killer Broadcast Granules - 11.5 lb
  • Ortho MAX Fire Ant Killer Broadcast Granules - 25 lb

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Bifenthrin - 0.20%
Target pests Fire Ants.
For use in Residential Lawns.
Application Apply uniformly over your lawn using the suggested spreader settings. Water lawn after application to wash granules from the lawn foliage. If the soil is not moist, then it is important to irrigate before application.
Pet safe Yes, if used as directed on the label.
Formulation Granular Formula.
NOT FOR SALE TO AK, CO, CT, DE, ID, IL, IN, IA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NY, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SD, UT, VT, WA, WV, WI, WY.
Dimensions 11.60 x 5.10 x 17.10 inches.
Coverage Area Up to 5,000 sq. ft.
Special Features Protects your lawn from fire ants for 6 months.
Shipping Weight 11.50 lbs
Manufacturer Scotts (Mfg. Number: OR0200310)
UPC 071549020033
EPA Registration 239-2727

Details

COVERAGE AREA

Up to 5,000 sq. ft.

WHERE TO USE

Use on residential lawns.

HOW TO USE

BROADCAST TREATMENT
Apply uniformly over your lawn using the suggested spreader settings. Water lawn after application to wash granules from the lawn foliage. If the soil is not moist, then it is important to irrigate before application.

MOUND TREATMENT
Apply ½ cup of Ortho Fire Ant Killer Broadcast Granules over each fire ant mound. A 3 ft. diameter circle around the mound should also be treated. If the soil is not moist, then it is important to irrigate before application. After applying the product, drench the mounds with 2 gallons of water.

WHERE NOT TO USE

Do not apply to hard surfaces, such as sidewalks, driveways, or streets, where the product is likely to wash off into sewers and waterways. Do not allow pesticide to enter or run off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters, or surface waters.

WHEN TO APPLY

Apply during the morning or late evening, when it is cool and the ants are most active.

HOW OFTEN TO APPLY

As needed. One application provides 6 months of control.

AVAILABILITY REGIONS

Available in: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia

OVERVIEW TIPS

  • 6-month fire ant protection
  • Kills mounds in 15 minutes
  • Keeps new mounds from forming
  • Step 2 of the Ortho Fire Ant 2-Step Treatment Method
  • Kills fly-in queens
  • Apply in spring and late summer for year-long control
  • Starts killing fire ant mounds in minutes
  • Treat the entire lawn area for fire ant control
  • Protects your lawn from fire ants for 6 months

SPREADER SETTINGS

  • Drop Spreaders:4 1/2
  • Scotts ProTM: 2 1/2
  • Scotts Edgeguard: 2 1/2

OUR ENVIRONMENT

This product is extremely toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates. To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or run-off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters or surface waters. Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area. Sweeping any product that lands on a driveway, sidewalk, or street, back onto the treated area of the lawn will help to prevent run-off to water bodies or drainage systems.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

People and pets should not re-enter treated areas until granules have been watered in and the area has dried.

USING WITH OTHER PRODUCTS

This is Step 2 of the Ortho 2-Step treatment method. Use in combination with Step 1, Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer.

WATERING TIPS

Do not water to the point of run-off.

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