Riptide 5.0% Pyrethrin ULV


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Riptide 5.0% Pyrethrin ULV

Riptide is one of the most popular choices for outdoor automatic misting systems to control mosquitoes and flies! Riptide Waterbased Pyrethrin ULV is new technology that delivers effective control of a wide range of insects including mosquitoes, stored product pests, cockroaches, biting insects, crawling insects, flies and more without oil residues or oil-related issues.

How Riptide ULV Works

Riptide Waterbased Pyrethrin ULV contains 5% pyrethrins, a natural active ingredient which is derived from chrysanthemum flowers. Pyrethrins attack an insect’s central nervous system, resulting in paralysis and eventual death. The high concentration of pyrethrins in Riptide provides incredibly rapid knockdown of target pests with no worry of resistance, making Riptide an excellent flushing agent to repel pests out of hiding places and away from areas such as dry goods storage areas. Pyrethrins attack target pests on contact, then decompose rapidly in the environment. This means Riptide is harsh on pests but extremely gentle around humans and mammals, allowing it to be approved for use in an extremely wide range of locations.

Riptide also contains Piperonly Butoxide, a chemical synergist designed to keep pyrethrins stable and allow for even quicker knockdown, meaning less active ingredient is needed to kill target pests. (Piperonyl butoxide has no insecticidal properties on its own.)

Riptide is most commonly applied using misting or fogging equipment, and insects sprayed directly are killed on contact. Riptide is a contact kill only; it does not have any residual effect after it is dry.

Riptide ULV Target Pests

Stored product pests, cockroaches, mosquitoes, moths, flies, crawling insects, and many other common pests

PESTS CONTROLLED WITH RIPTIDE: Almond Moths, Angoumois Grain Moths, Ants, Black Flies, Blood Sucking Lice, Boxelder Bugs, Brown Dog Ticks, Cadelles, Carpet Beetles, Cereal Beetles, Cheese Mites, Cheese Skippers, Chocolate Moths, Cigarette Beetles, Clothes Moths, Clover Mites, Cockroaches, Coffee Bean Weevils, Confused Flour Beetles, Crickets, Dark Mealworms, Darkling Beetles, Deer Flies, Deer Ticks, Dermestid Beetles, Dried Fruit Beetles, Drugstore Beetles, Earwigs, Face Flies, Firebrats, Flat Grain Beetles, Fleas, Flies, Fruit Flies, Gnats, Grain Mites, Granary Weevils, Horn Flies, Hornets, Horse Flies, Indian Meal Moths, Khapra Beetles, Lesser Grain Borers, Lesser House Flies, Mediterranean Flour Moths, Merchant Grain Beetles, Midges, Millers, Millipedes, Mosquitoes, Flying Moths, Palmetto Bugs, Pillbugs, Red Flour Beetles, Rice Flour Beetles, Rusty Grain Beetles, Saw-toothed Grain Beetles, Silverfish, Skipper Flies, Spiders, Spider Beetles, Stable Flies, Sowbugs, Ticks, Ticks that may carry and transmit Lyme disease, Tobacco Moths, Trogoderma Beetles, Warehouse Beetles, Wasps, Waterbugs, Yellow Jackets, Yellow Mealworms

Target Uses of Riptide Insecticide

Riptide is one of the most popular choices for automatic misting systems to control Mosquitoes, Flies, etc. Riptide can be used indoors and outdoors and it will not leave an oily residue, as it does not contain any oil. Riptide kills biting insects including ticks, mosquitoes and flies. Riptide is also cost effective compared to other pyrethrin sprays.

Riptide can also be used as a ULV or space spray, contact spray, around home foundations, dried fruit product storage areas, stored food areas, on peanuts, nuts, beans, seeds in bulk, bags or other packaging, in federally inspected meat and poultry plants, stored grains, on animals, treatment of outdoor annoyance pests and more. **Please read product label for application instructions and safety precautions.**

Riptide is very effective for controlling flying and crawling insects including mosquitoes, biting flies, cockroaches, moths, beetles, ticks, weevils, mealworms, gnats, pillbugs, silverfish, spiders, wasps, waterbugs, yellow jackets, ants and more.

Riptide Application Instructions

Riptide is a water-based concentrate that can be used undiluted or diluted in a variety of equipment, but it is particularly designed for use in Ultra Low Volume (ULV) foggers and automatic misting systems. Application instructions vary depending on the target pest and area treated. See below for details. Always read the product label completely before use.

Yield varies greatly by use. Use one half gallon bottle with water in a 55 gallon drum for outdoor misting systems. At a rate of 1 fl. oz. undiluted per 1,000 cubic feet of space, each half gallon bottle treats approximately 64,000 cubic feet when fogging indoors.

Standard Application Dilution rates / Mixing Ratios for Riptide:

  • Undiluted – Indoors - appropriate for many uses at a rate of ½ to 1 fl. oz. per 1,000 cubic feet of space – maximum strength and fastest knockdown
  • Undiluted – Outdoors - use with a ULV spraying device at a rate of 5 fluid ounces per minute
  • Diluted – Indoors – 1 part concentrate into 1 to 10 parts water; apply at the rate of 1 to 2 fluid ounces per 1,000 cubic feet of space
  • 1 to 3 fl. oz./gal. of water – surface spray indoors; 1 gallon of finished solution per 750 square feet
  • 2 fl. oz./gal. of water - outdoor applications around house foundations; control of pests on shrubs, fruit and shade trees
  • On cattle and horses – 1 part concentrate with 49 parts water – mix well and apply a light mist
  • On poultry – 1 part concentrate with 25 parts water – spray roosts, walls, nests or cages and birds with a fine mist
  • Other animals – 2 fl. oz. or less per adult animal – varies with target pest
  • Automatic ULV Spraying Systems – mix ½ gallon (64 fl. oz.) of concentrate in 55 gallons of water

Indoors, Undiluted

Use in aerosol generators to kill exposed and accessible stages of many varieties of flies, moths, stored product pests, and crawling pests. Close room and shut off all air conditioning or ventilating equipment. Apply at the rate of ½ to 1 fluid ounce concentrate per 1,000 cubic feet of space. Direct spray towards ceiling and upper corners of room. Leave room closed for ½ hour and ventilate thoroughly before re-entry. See product label for specific pest and location applications.

Indoors, Diluted

For use in mechanical fogging or spraying equipment to control accessible stages of a variety of stored product pests, crawling pests, and flying insects. Close room and shut off all air conditioning or ventilating equipment. Dilute at the rate of 1 part concentrate into 1 to 10 parts water and mix well. Apply at the rate of 1 to 2 fluid ounces per 1,000 cubic feet of space, filling the room with mist. Vacate treated area and ventilate before re-entry. See Dilution Table for ULV Foggers on product label.

Federally Inspected Meat and Poultry Plants – Dilute 1 part concentrate with 4 parts water and use with a ULV spraying device at the rate of one fluid ounce per 1,000 cubic feet of room space. Use as a space spray only when plant is not in operation. Repeat as necessary but not more than once per day. Do not reapply within 1 day.

Surface Spray – To control accessible stages of cockroaches, silverfish, beetles, and crickets: Dilute 1 to 3 ounces of concentrate with one gallon of water, mix well and apply as a coarse wetting spray using approximately 1 gallon of spray mixture per 750 square feet of surface. To ensure maximum control of listed crawling insects, spray thoroughly into all cracks, molding, crevices, walls, floors and surfaces of bins, storage and handling areas.


Automatic ULV spraying systems – Mix ½ gallon (64 oz.) concentrate in 55 gallons of water to yield a solution of 0.046% Pyrethrins and 0.23% Piperonyl Butoxide. When filling tank, partially fill the system reservoir with water, add concentrate, and then fill the rest of the tank with water. Nozzles should be rated for a delivery rate not to exceed 1.25 fl. oz. of solution per minute, with one nozzle covering 100 square feet. For best performance, spray solution should be in the pH range of 5.5 to 7.0. Automatic systems must be programmed so as not to activate and/or release pesticides when people, pets, and food or feed are present.

Flying Insects – If possible, space spray application should be made in the evening or early morning when mosquitoes are typically most active. With a ULV spraying device, spray at a dosage rate of 5 fluid ounces of undiluted concentrate per minute.

Riptide Insecticide is for use in the following areas:

Indoor Areas, for use in and around: Animal Areas and Quarters, Animal Control Centers, Animal Shelters, Apartments, Arcades, Attics, Auditoriums, Bakeries, Bars, Basements, Bathrooms, Beverage Plants, Boats, Bottling Plants, Breweries, Brewery Warehouses, Buildings, Buses, Cabinets, Cabins, Cafeterias, Campers, Canneries, Cattle Barns, Churches, City Missions, Circus Tents, Closets, Club Houses, Commercial Buildings, Communication Centers, Concession Stands, Condominiums, Court Houses, Crawl Spaces, Crematoriums, Dairy and Livestock Barns, Day Care Centers, Delicatessens, Department Stores, Diners, Dog Houses, Storage or Processing Areas that contain Dried Fruit Products, Drug Stores, Dumpsters, Dwellings, Egg Processing Plants, Factories, False Ceilings, Freight Containers, Fruit Packing Sheds, Funeral Parlors, Garbage Bins, Garbage Cans, Garbage Compactors,  Garbage Trucks, Gas Stations, Grain Elevators, Grain Harvesting and Handling Equipment, Garages, Grain Mills, Granaries, Grocery Stores, Homes, Horse Stables and Barns, Horse Trailers, Hospices, Hospitals, Hotels, Indoor Eating Establishments, Industrial Installations, Institution Dining Areas, Institutions, Jails, Kennels, Laboratories, Laundromats, Lavatories, Libraries, Liquor Stores, Livestock Barns, Livestock Hauling Equipment, Loafing Sheds, Locker Rooms, Mausoleums, Meat Packaging Plants, Mess Halls, Milk Rooms, Mills, Mini-Storage, Mobile Canteens, Mobile Homes, Morgues, Mortuaries, Motels, Movie Theaters, Museums, Mushroom Processing Areas, Nursing Homes, Office Buildings, Other Public Buildings, Parking Garages, Passenger Railroad Cars, Peanut Warehouses, Pool Halls, Poultry Houses, Poultry Plants, Pounds, Prisons, Public Storage, Rabbit, Processing Plants, Railroad Cars, Recreational Vehicles, Research Animal Quarters, Restaurants, Retail Stores, Rice Mills, Schools, Ship Holds, Ships, Smoke Shops, Sports Stadiums, Stables, Storage Bins (areas), Storage Areas for food in multi-walled paper or cloth bags, Stores, Supermarkets, Swine Houses, Taverns, Textile Mills and Warehouses, Theaters, Tobacco Factories, Tobacco Warehouses, Tool Sheds, Trains, Transportation Equipment, Trucks, Truck Trailers, Tunnels, Utilities, Utility Rooms, Vending Machines, Veterinary Hospitals, Wall and Equipment Voids, Warehouses, Washrooms, Wholesale Stores, Wine Cellars, Wineries, Zoos

Outdoor Areas, for use in and around: Alleys, Amphitheaters, Amusement Parks, Athletic Fields (baseball, football, soccer), Back Yards, Balconies, Baseball Fields, Bleachers, Bridges, Carwashes, Campgrounds, Circuses, Construction Sites, Corrals, Courtyards, Curbs, Drive-In Restaurants, Drive-In Theaters, Dumpsters, Fair Grounds, Feedlots, Front Yards, Game Fields, Garbage Dumps, Gazebos, Golf Courses, Grandstands, Junk Yards, Game Fields, Kennels, Levees, Manure Piles, Outdoor Eating Establishments, Parking Lots, Parks, Patios, Playgrounds, Ranges, Recreational Areas, Rest Areas, Roadsides, Rooftops, Sanitary Sewers (manholes), Side Walks, Side Yards, Stadiums, Tennis Courts, Truck Stops, Underpasses, Utility Rooms, Outdoor Weigh Stations, Wild Animal Parks, Wood Piles, Zoos

For Use On: Beefalo, Birds, Buffalo, Calves, Cattle – beef or milking, Chickens, Donkeys, Ducks, Emus, Exotics such as European Red Deer, Geese, Horses, Lambs, Llamas, Mules, Ostrich, Oxen, Pheasants, Pigs, Ponies, Pullets, Quail, Ratites, Roosters, Sheep, Swine, Turkeys

Riptide Features

  • Water-based formulation eliminates oily residues
  • Approved for use in federally inspected meat and poultry plants and for other food handling facilities
  • Extremely broad label for use in most areas
  • Non-flammable formulation
  • Advanced formulation out-performs similar products
  • Lower cost than similar products with less active ingredient

Extra Tips for Using Riptide

  • Not for use in thermal or propane foggers
  • Remove pets and birds and cover fish aquariums before spraying. Avoid exposing reptiles to Riptide
  • Do not apply space spray while food processing is underway
  • Store automatic ULV system tanks out of direct sunlight so avoid high temperature degradation of the natural pyrethrins in Riptide
  • Riptide will only control insects directly contacted by its spray solution, so it is recommended that it be used as part of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program
  • Carefully follow label instructions for safety precautions

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  • 27 of 29 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Mosquito Nix
    By Kent in hilton head sc on 05/03/2010
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    Works great in my mosquito misting system machine.  Makes it easy to keep my yard pest free.

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  • 27 of 30 people found this review helpful:

    4 of 5 stars  Beat The Bugs BACK!
    By Keith in Dania Beach, FL on 11/16/2010
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    I'm Blessed to live in South Florida where the weather has allowed me to transform my patio into my favorite room. Yep..On a canal, poolside with T.V.,bar, couches (you get the picture). Oh so inviting to everyone...including no-see-ums and veracious mosquitoes that attack in squadron formation. Solution? A misting system that I maintain/refill myself at a fraction...really..1/3..the cost of a commercial contractor...Who often uses the same spray. Riptide 5.0% works so well that I've nearly forgot that the bugs are around. Now if only they would come up with something to get rid of the Iguana's that eat my plants...

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  • 20 of 21 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Great Product at a great price
    By Mike in Atlanta, GA on 08/04/2010
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    This product contains 5% Pyethrin which is a higher concentration than the 3% you get with other products. That means you can use less and have the same results. A half-gallon of Riptide works the same as one gallon of other products. I saved about $100 by using versus the product from my spray system manufacturer. Thank you!

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  • 16 of 16 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Riptide 5.0% Pyretherin
    By Nancy in Shelby, NC on 05/29/2011
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    Affordable and safe way to keep my barn free from flies, mosquitoes and wasps. Doesn't clog mister heads.

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  • 13 of 14 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Riptide 5.0% Pyrethrin
    By David in Dallas, Texas on 07/14/2010
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    Excellent product. I have a 55 gal drum system with complete coverage throughout my property & this product eliminates the mosquitoes.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Amazing Results
    By Aimee in Wellington, FL on 05/25/2018

    This product is amazing! Within 5 days of using it the fly population has decreased by 75% and the savings are awesome!!

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Works great as alternative to expensive wasp spray cans
    By Greg in Billingsley, Alabama on 04/27/2018

    Mixed in a 1 gallon sprayer, it will take down wasp nests from a distance, works well on carpenter bees and ants. I used Jetstream for years, but couldn't find it when I went to re order. Tried this instead. Good product.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Riptide 5% gave me my yard back
    By Steven in Houston, Texas on 12/28/2017
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    I have been using Riptide 5% Pyrethrin ULV in my mosquito misting system for years. It has completely eliminated the blood-hungry mosquitos in my Houston, TX yard. I have 4 cats and 2 dogs so I wanted to make sure they would not be harmed by the product. I couldn't be more satisfied. Before Riptide, my yard was a mosquito war zone. Do it yourself and save big bucks. The company I purchased my misting system from keeps asking if we need a refill. I wonder why. I save 40% by doing it myself, plus I know exactly what goes into my holding tank.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  best price, fast service
    By Larry in The Woodlands on 11/24/2017

    I shopped the product and they had the best price. Shipping was very fast. All good.

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Perfect
    By Dave in Mexico on 07/30/2017

    I came across this product while I was looking for a replacement supply of Pyrthrin. We live in Mexico and the product we were using cost over twice as much for less strength. This one is perfect. Ok, DoMyOwn doesn't supply to Mexico but we manged to get around that. Even with the added extra costs involved in getting it down here it is still much much better than our original. Hopefully they will ship here in the future as there are quite a few people here with the same misting system.

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  This is great
    By Pl in Key Largo, FL on 07/28/2017

    This product is perfect for my mosquito misting system. Have used it for several years and it works well.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Great Fly Prevention Product
    By Vernal in Yelm, WA on 07/26/2017

    Excellent if you are in an area or location with lots of flies.

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Best Price-Really works
    By Frank in Houston, Texas on 04/11/2017

    At first i thought that mosquito misting systems were not really effective. I live in Houston, Texas and the mosquitos can be pretty agressive. We installed our system in the backyard around the pool and used Riptide 5% Pyrethrin ULV. We noticed that the mosquitos became almost non-existent in the backyard but the front yard had what seemed like hundreds. It was odd fighting through mosquitos to the front door while we were swimming mosquito free in the back yard. The systems work and Riptide 5% Pyrethrin is our go to and at DMOPC it is the best price.

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful:

    4 of 5 stars  good
    By Pablo in cutler bay on 11/08/2016

    not so effective with noseeums

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  This stuff is awesome
    By Teri in Houston, TX on 08/23/2016

    I've been paying twice this much for the mosquito company to come out and refill my system - this is the exact same stuff and I now I can do it for half the price!!

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07/20/2011 Ronda

QCan I use Riptide in a fogger?

ARiptide 5.0% Pyrethrin ULV is specifically formulated for use in foggers and misting systems. You can read more about how to properly use this product by reading the Riptide product label.

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04/23/2010 John

QWhat product do you recommend I use to control mosquitos and black fly? I live in the woods in Michigan.
What product do you recommend I use to control mosquitos and black fly. I live in the woods in Michigan. I use a Stihl SR420 Backpack Blower/Sprayer.


For long lasting control of mosquitoes we recommend treating with Talstar P using a hand pump sprayer. Spray the underside of leaves of trees and bushes around your property and also treat door frames, window frames, and screens to stop the insects from coming indoors. Treat early morning or in the evening when the mosquitoes are most active for the best control. Riptide would only work well for quick control of flying insects but it does not offer a long lasting residual.

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09/01/2010 Frank

QWill pyrethrin kill bedbugs? What would you suggest?

APyrethrin products only kill bedbugs if you are able to spray the bug directly, and they have no residual control. There is no one product that is appropriate for every area in your home. We have put together Bedbug Kits that feature all of the different products that are required to eliminate bedbugs. Please take a few minutes to look through our bedbug kit page to find a kit that is the right size for your needs. We also recommend using mattress and box spring encasements to help eliminate a current infestation and make future bedbug inspection easier.

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02/20/2011 John

QAre you able to use Riptide in a hand pump container and at what ratio?

ARiptide is really meant to be used in fogging applications, but it can be used in a hand pump sprayer for some uses. You did not mention what you are spraying for or where you will be spraying, so we cannot tell you the proper usage rate you will need to use. You may be able to find the information you are seeking on the Riptide Product Label or you can respond to this email with the needed information. We also carry Pyganic Pro which is a 5% pyrethrin product that is actually formulated and labeled to be used in a hand pump sprayer and may be more what you are looking for.

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05/29/2013 Hank from Pass Christian Ms

QWhat about bees ?
Will it kill Honey Bees

ARiptide 5.0% Pyrethrin ULV is pyrethrin based which is very toxic to all types of crawling and flying insects like honey bees.

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Most Recent Customer Questions

08/02/2018 Victim from Arroyo Grande, Ca.

QCan I use this to eradicate a yellow jacket hive in the ground? How?


Yes, the Riptide 5& Pyrethrin ULV is labeled to treat for Yellow Jackets. According to the product label, the aforementioned outdoor ground application will give temporary relief of annoyance from these pests in listed outdoor areas. Direct application into tall grass, shrubbery and around lawns where these pests may hover or rest. Apply while air is still.  Using Riptide with the Talstar P will give you a fast knockdown and then the 30 day residual.  Spray Talstar P and Riptide on trees, shrubs, bushes, and ground. You can also spray your lawn to help control the low flying yellow jackets that tend to land there. Talstar P will give a long lasting residual while the Riptide will give you a fast knockdown. You can use both products in the same area to get both a fast knock down and a long lasting residual. It is best to treat in the early morning or the late evening when these pests are most active. 

 The size of your yard, how you dilute the product, and how heavily you apply will affect how quickly you go through it.  There are many variables, but you can see use rates and application information on the product label.

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07/09/2018 Brian from Vermillion, Sd

QWhat water based insecticide can I use in a ULV fogger for Mosquitos, ticks, biting midges, and flies (deer flies and horse flies)?


We would recommend to use Riptide 5.0% Pyrehtrin ULV with your ULV fogger. It is labeled for mosquitoes, ticks, midges and flies. We recommend reading over the product label for a complete list and instructions.

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06/26/2018 Jeffrey from Wisconsin

QShould I use Riptide or Talstar for mosquito control?


 Riptide is a contact kill; it does not have any type of residual effect after it is dry.  Talstar P (Talstar One) has a residual effect that would keep on killing for at least 30 days outdoors and 90 days indoors. They are both wonderful options for mosquito control but if you are looking for something that is going to last longer, we would recommend using Talstar P (Talstar One). 

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06/24/2018 Ken from Mattoon

QCan Riptide be used for disinfecting or sanitizing purposes?


Riptide is just an insecticide. It does not have any disinfectant or sanitizing properties. We do sell Nisus DSV which is a disinfectant, sanitizer, and virucide that may better suit your needs.

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06/20/2018 Glenda from Dorena, Mo

QDoes Riptide work on horseflies and deer flies?


Yes, Riptide 5.0% Pyrethrin ULV is labeled for use on horse flies and deer flies and will be effective against them. 

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06/12/2018 Mike from Fort Lupton, Co

QCan you use Riptide 5.0% Pyrethrin ULV in a thermal fogger around horses?


Riptide is a water-based product and would not work in a propane or thermal fogger. You will need an oil based product to use in the propane fogger such as Shockwave or ULD BP-300. Be sure to read the product labels located in the product description pages at the links provided to make sure these products will fit your needs. You should not apply when pets/animals are present. Do not allow adults, children, or pets to enter the treated area at least 15 minutes, until vapors, mists, and aerosols have dispersed, and the treated area has been thoroughly ventilated.

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05/30/2018 Gio from Massapequa , Ny

QIs Riptide 5.0% Pyrethrin ULV organic and what is in it?


Riptide is not organic.  It is a water-based insecticide that contains 5% pyrethrins, a natural active ingredient which is derived from chrysanthemum flowers.  Riptide also contains 25% Piperonly Butoxide, a chemical synergist designed to keep pyrethrins stable and allow for even quicker knockdown, meaning less active ingredient is needed to kill target pests.

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05/28/2018 Bob from Madisonville La

QCan Talstar and Riptide be used together in a pynamite misting system?


Riptide 5.0% Pyrethrin ULV can be applied in misting systems but Talstar P cannot. Talstar P can be applied in a hand held pump sprayer, backpack sprayer, hose end sprayer and mist blower.

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05/28/2018 Dana from Springfield

QWill Riptide 5.0% Pyrethrin ULV still work if it rains?


Riptide should not be affected by rain. 

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05/27/2018 Adam from Edmonton, Alberta

QWill Riptide 5.0% Pyrethrin ULV control mosquitoes in my yard?
I don’t want to buy an elaborate set up with timers. Maybe a hand held fogger or pump sprayer? I have bushes, a water fountain as well as a dog and cat. I thought riptide would be great but I guess it doesn’t last?


Riptide 5.0% Pyrethrin ULV is a great choice for mosquto control. However, it does not leave any residual.  We recommed Talstar P.  It can be applied with a hand pump sprayer or a large mist blower. Talstar P does not provide an instant knockdown of pests, rather, pests pick up the residual active ingredient by contact. To get a faster initial knockdown when applying Talstar you can add a synergist like ExciteR or Exponent to kill insects on contact during application. You would want to keep pets out of the area while treating, but they can saftely retuen once the procts have completely dried.


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