Safety Products

Please be sure to read the product label of any insecticide you choose to use to get information on the personal protective safety gear you will need. In most situations, it is recommended that you wear long pants, a long sleeved shirt, closed toe shoes with socks, chemical resistant gloves, and goggles. In areas where ventilation is poor, a manufacturer may recommend you wear a mask or a respirator. We have put together two different safety kits that will make selecting the correct safety gear easier for you.

What is Piperonyl Butoxide

By DoMyOwn staff

Piperonyl Butoxide enhances killing power when added to insecticide mixtures.

Piperonyl Butoxide is a chemical synergist. In other words, it does not have pesticidal properties all by itself, but rather it greatly enhances the potency and killing power of other active ingredients like pyrethroids and carbamates when added to insecticidal mixtures.


Piperonyl Butoxide reduces the cost of pesticides.

In many cases, Piperonyl Butoxide actually reduces the amount of active ingredient required to kill insects, thereby reducing the cost of pest control products.

Toxicity

Man-made from synthetic sassafras oil, Piperonyl Butoxide is non-toxic in its technical form, and contains minimal toxicity when combined with other active ingredients.

Products Containing Piperonyl Butoxide:

  • ExciteR Insecticide - Pyrethrin Concentrate that can be used alone in a fogger or pump sprayer, or as an additive to other insecticides such as malathion, permethrin or cypermethrin for a faster knock-down of insect pests.

  • CB-80 Aerosol- A flushing and contact insecticide that provides an extra-fast knockdown and kill of the most common pests.

  • Onslaught Fastcap Insecticide - Liquid insecticide that that provides quick knockdown and long lived residual control of scorpions, spiders, and other insects listed on the label.
  • Shockwave Fogging Concentrate - A fogging insecticide that will flush insects out of their hiding places, provide fast knockdown, and lasting residual activity.

 

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