Yes, Tempo SC Ultra will work for Asian beetles and boxelder bugs. It is recommended that you spray in the areas where you have seen activity, around the perimeter of your home, around windows, doors, and around entry ways, etc. The mixing ratio is 8 ml per gallon of water. We would also recommend using a dust in the wall voids, such as Cimexa Dust, to stop them if they attempt tp come in through there.
Tempo SC Ultra is safe when used as directed and should pose no long term effects if small amounts of skin contact happen but it is best to avoid skin contact during application. Per the product SDS: Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Notes to Physician Treatment: There is no specific antidote. Appropriate supportive and symptomatic treatment as indicated by the patient's condition is recommended.
You will have to wait one complete growing season after treating your soil with Tempo SC Ultra. Per the manufacturer, it would not be safe to plant tomatoes in the spring if you sprayed sometime this year.
Tempo SC Ultra is not labeled to be used on breed cows for flies. Martins 10% Permetherin is labeled to be used on cattle. Please refer to page 20 & 21 of the product label for dilution rates.
Tempo SC Ultra will work for stinkbugs. Stinkbugs are not listed on the product label of most insecticides yet because they have only started becoming a problem for homeowners and property owners in recent years. Be sure to spray eaves, soffits, window frames, door frames, areas where cables, pipes or wires enter into the structure and any other crack, crevice or gap where insects can harbor. We also recommend starting applications in early August to prevent having the stink bugs move in with you and sealing up as many cracks, crevices and gaps as possible.
Yes, Tempo SC Ultra is labeled to be used to treat for boxelder bugs to be applied directly to them that have congregated around doors and windows and similiar areas where they may enter the structure. Apply a perimeter treatment as described. For best results, you must treat the infested trees early in the season.
No, Tempo SC Ultra cannot be used in pastures or areas of food crop production.
We would recommend a product called Stryker Multi-Use Insecticide. This product is labeled for use in pastures and is specifically labeled for grasshoppers.
If stored away from extreme temperatures, Tempo SC Ultra will have a 3 year shelf life from the date of purchase.
You should be careful to avoid spraying Tempo SC Ultra in a way that would contaminate a swimming pool. You should not apply this or other residual insecticides directly onto pool decks or similar hard surfaces like walkways. We would recommend waiting at least 24 hours to swim if insecticide has gotten into the pool. You should also contact the emergency number on the product Safety Data Sheet if people or pets were in the area at the time.
The 32 ml of Tempo SC Ultra is not labeled for residential areas per the manufacturer. The label is designed and geared towards barns, horse stables and animal quarters. We cannot recommend it for indoor use because the label was approved by the EPA for use only outdoors.
Tempo SC Ultra or Suspend SC will last the same length of time and both are labeled to treat midges. They both offer a 90 day residual indoors and 30 day residual outdoors. Please refer to the product labels for mixing and application instructions.
It is recommended that you stay out of the treated area for 1-2 hours after applying Tempo SC Ultra. Once the product has dried completely, it is safe for individuals to return to the area.
Tempo SC Ultra is not labeled to kill bed bugs.Our bedbug kits come with all top of the line products that are available on the market today, along with instructions to follow. When applied properly, our kits have a very high success rate. We recommend reading our article on How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs for more information on a treatment program using the products and non-chemical efforts.
No, Tempo SC Ultra is not labeled to be used inside of cabinets. This product should only be used around baseboards, cracks and crevices.
For fruit flies, we do have a contact kill called PI Aerosol that can be used inside of cabinets. Be sure to take everything out the cabinets when you are spraying. Once it is dry, it is safe you to put everything back inside the cabinets. For this and any other fly, it is crucial to identify the source where the flies are breeding in order to eradicate the insects. Please see our Fruit Flies Treatment Guide for more information.
Tempo SC Ultra is labeled for scorpions and millipedes and offers a residual control of 90 days to interior cracks and crevices and 30 days outdoors to listed areas.
Tempo SC Ultra is labeled for powderpost beetles. However, we normally recommend Boracare instead because it will penetrate the wood completely and will remain active for the life of the wood.