Bactimos Mosquito Dunks offers a safe and non-toxic way of controlling mosquitoes, making them one of the best mosquito control product today. It contains active ingredient Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies israelensis (BTI), a naturally occurring bacterium found in soils that target the larvae of mosquitoes to prevent them from developing into flying, biting and disease-carrying adults. The dunks has no toxicity and are 100% safe for all pets, wildlife, and humans. Simply apply one Mosquito Dunk into any standing water and wait for it to dissolve so that the larvacide will slowly be released and starts killing within a few hours. One dunk will work for up to 30 days and will treat up to 100 sq.ft. of water. This product has been labeled by the USEPA for organic gardening. Comes with 6 dunks per pack.
Use one Mosquito Dunk for up to 100 square feet of water surface, regardless of depth. They can be used whole or broken into portions and applied to containerized standing water found near the home such as: animal watering troughs, bird baths, flower pots, rain barrels and roof gutters, unused swimming pools, old automobile tires, water gardens, tree holes.
Mosquito Dunks can be used in any containerized standing water, except finished, treated drinking water found near the home.
To prevent them from being washed away, the Dunks can be anchored using a string tied through the center hole, or they can be staked in place.
Use the following to determine the quantity to be used:
1 to 5 sq. ft. - 1/4 Dunk
5 to 25 sq. ft. - 1/2 Dunk
25 to 100 sq. ft. - 1 Dunk
Above 100 sq. ft. - 1 Dunk/100 sq. ft.
Preflood Treatment Around the Household: Apply Mosquito Dunks at the rates recommended above to any target site listed above which is known to become flooded after a rain. Use the correct amounts in accordance with the above dosage table.
INDOOR USE: For use in areas that collect water from time to time, areas such as elevator shafts, basements that flood, sump pumps and any drainage areas within buildings. Use the correct amount in accordance with the above rates.
Environmental Hazards: Do not apply directly to treated, finished drinking water reservoirs or drinking water receptacles when the water is intended for human consumption.