Spectracide Fire Ant Shield Mound Destroyer Granules is a unique formula that effectively kills fire ants, the queen and its colony within 24 hours after application, plus reduce the formation of new mounds. It is exclusively made with Accelerator II technology which helps quicken the release of active ingredient in every use to ensure better efficacy and faster result. Its deep-penetrating formulation starts working within a few minutes and may be applied around and over the mound. It can be used as a spot or crack and crevice treatment to outdoor areas such as sidewalks, driveways, patios, porches and structural surfaces such as windows, doors, and eaves. Product comes in 3.5 lb. resealable bag.
Lawn or garden area, sidewalks, driveways, patios, porches and structural surfaces
Sprinkle 1/2 cup granules over and 2 ft. around each mound. Immediately after applying, Gently water in granules using at least 1 gallon of water for each mound. Do not apply within 24 hours of rain. Do not allow to run off from target site.
Yes, if used as directed on label.
Starts to kill in minutes. Kills the queen and colony.
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Keep children and pets off treated areas until product has been watered in and lawn is dry.
Apply this product directly to the lawn or garden area. Water treated area as directed on this label. Do not water to the point of runoff.
Do not make applications during rain.
All outdoor applications must be limited to spot or crack-and-crevice treatments only, except for the following permitted uses:
Treatment to soil or vegetation around structures
Applications to lawns, turf and other vegetation
All outdoor applications to impervious surfaces such as sidewalks, driveways, patios, porches and structural surfaces (such as windows, doors and eaves) are limited to spot and crack-and-crevice applications only.
Application is prohibited directly into sewers or drains, or to any area like a gutter where drainage to sewers, storm drains, water bodies or aquatic habitat can occur. Do not allow the product to enter any drain during or after application.
Mound Treatment (Kills the QUEEN AND Colony)
Sprinkle 1/2 cup granules over and 2 ft around each mound.
Immediately after applying, GENTLY water in granules using at least 1 gallon of water for each mound. Do not apply within 24 hours of rain. Do not allow to run off from target site.
Treat new mounds as they appear.
For spot treatment of ants, other than fire ants: Apply 1 to 1 1/2 tsp over and around each ant hill.
For best results, apply in morning or evening hours. At these times, fire ants are closer to the surface, virtually assuring the product will contact them.
Gentle application of water is important as high-pressure spray may disturb ants and cause migration, reducing product effectiveness.
This product is highly 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 or garden will help to prevent runoff to water bodies or drainage systems.