You will use 4 oz. of Sevin Concentrate per gallon of water.
Swiss chard can be sprayed with Sevin Concentrate within 1 day of harvest.
Pets should be kept out of the area while Sevin Concentrate is being applied. They can return as soon as the area has thoroughly dried, which normally takes a couple of hours.
Sevin Concentrate can take time to kill insects, depending on the age and health, how long they spend on the treated area and how soon after application they contact it. It can take a few hours up to 24 or more for insects to die. You will just need to monitor the treated plants for any more signs of insects.
Sevin Concentrate should be used within 24 hours once mixed wtih water.
We are sorry that your pet is sick. We recommend contacting your vet for medical advice for your dog. If you have concerns about exposure to Sevin Concentrate specifically, please call the Medical Emergency number on the product SDS: 1-800-420-9347.
Sevin Concentrate is not labeled for hornets or other stinging insects so would not be recommended. It is not systemic and would not be carried back to any nest, either. A better option would be to use a product like Bifen IT on the bushes to help control those that contact a treated area. We also have a great guide on treating waps and hornets here.
Yes, Sevin Concentrate is labeled for both ticks and Japanese beetles.
Most concentrates can be disposed of by pouring directly into the soil right next to the structure of the home and then rinsing the sprayer with water a few times and pouring in the same area.