Tempo SC Ultra - Questions & Answers

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  • Asked by Howard from South Bend, In
    10/16/2016
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    What are the mixing ratios for Tempo SC Ultra and NyGuard IGR to kill fleas indoors?
    This product came highly recommended and from reading some of the other Q&A's I know I need to add a IGR. My question is what ratio of Tempo SC Ultra and Nyguard IGR do I use? I also just want to triple check that I can mix them both together.
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    When mixing Tempo SC Ultra you may use anywhere from 8-16 milliliters per gallon of water and when mixing Nyguard IGR you use 3 to 8 milliliters per gallon of water to treat 1000 square feet.  Yes, these two products can be mixed together and applied at the same time.
     

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  • Asked by Kayla from Donnelly, Mn
    01/08/2013
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    Does Tempo SC Ultra work on spider eggs?
    I understand that it will kill the spiders already there, but the eggs are our problem because I vacuum up all the spiders and in a few days the house is full again!
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    There are no insecticides that will kill spider eggs. Spiders eggs are in a protected shell (much like a chicken egg) and will remain unaffected by insecticides. That being said, as spiders hatch they will walk through the residual and be killed by the Tempo SC. Be sure you are spraying all of your window and door frames, baseboards and also around the exterior of your home to stop new spiders from moving in and also to kill other insects that spiders can prey on. By helping to remove the food source you will also be removing the spiders motivation from moving in to your home.
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  • Asked by Brian from Winona, Mn
    05/12/2018
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    Can you use Tempo SC Ultra in your house basement?
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    Tempo SC Ultra can be used in cracks and crevices inside.  We have a great video that shows where to spray for perimeter and interior spraying. Please click on the link here to see the video.

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  • Asked by R from Des Moines Iowa
    01/03/2017
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    Can Tempo SC Ultra be used on an entryway carpet?
    How should I remove the product since this was an improper procedure?
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    Tempo SC Ultra is not labeled to be used as a broadcast on indoor carpet or any other flooring. It is labeled for crack and crevice use only. If the product has been used in a non-labeled area such as carpet, we would recommend that you clean the carpeted area with a carpet cleaner to get the product completely out of the fibers.

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  • Asked by Victoria from Kansas City, Mo
    03/17/2019
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    Will Tempo SC Ultra kill japanese beetles?
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    Yes, Tempo SC Ultra is labeled for Japanese Beetles. You would need to mix 8 ml (0.27 fl oz) per gal water to cover 1,000 sq feet.

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  • Asked by Aaron from Boston, Massachusetts
    08/22/2015
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    What is different with the Tempo SC Ultra in the 32ml bottle?
    I see you've previously noted that the 32ml bottle is not to be used in residential areas, and it is also marked on the label. What is different about it? There are less active ingredients (only Beta-cyfluthrin) in that size than the larger bottles and the mix rate is the same as the 240ml and 900ml. If straight Beta-cyfluthrin with a 1oz/gallon mix rate is bad for people, how is it safer for you only by adding a couple other chemicals in the mix?
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    All bottles of Tempo SC Ultra have the same amount of active ingredient, 11.8% beta-cyfluthrin. The inert ingredients may be different in the 32 mL bottle. We must recommend to apply the product in accordance with the product label. The 32 mL bottle is labeled to be diluted in 2 gallons of water, which would be the higher strength dilution. The dilution rate for the larger sized bottles is 8-16 mL per gallon of water, which is 1/4 to 1/2 ounce, not 1 ounce.

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  • Asked by Malinda from San Bernardino, California
    09/12/2019
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    Can I use Tempo SC Ultra on my sofa as long as I allow it to dry before anyone sits on it?
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    Tempo SC Ultra is not labeled for application on furniture. The product label states “Do not apply to furniture or upholstery where prolonged contact by humans will occur.” 

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  • Asked by Carly from Cedar Rapids, Ia
    09/14/2013
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    Does the Tempo SC Ultra product kill fleas?
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    Tempo SC Ultra is not labeled for indoor flea control but would do a great job outside.  It is not applied as an indoor broadcast application for the treatment of this insect or any other insect. It is applied only as a crack and crevice application indoors.  For outdoors we also recommend mixing in an IGR that will help break down the reproductive cycle. You can use something like NyGuard IGR.  For indoors we would recommend Nyguard Plus which can  be applied to carpets, rugs, flooring, floors, drapes and all surfaces of upholstered furniture including under cushions. Avoid over wetting furniture and carpeting.
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  • Asked by Aaron from Tx
    04/28/2015
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    I've experience an abundance of rain. Does the ground near the home need to be completely dry before applying?
    I'm using this to control red imported fire ants. I'd like to spray directly on mounds as well but the rain hasn't stopped much.
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    It states directly from the label to apply this product in calm weather when rian in not predicted for the next 24 hours that will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area. 
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  • Asked by David from Austin, Tx
    12/06/2016
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    What is the mixing rate for using Tempo SC Ultra in a fogger?
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    Tempo SC Ultra cannot be used in a fogger.. We do carry products that can be used in a fogger on our Fogging Solutions Page.

     

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  • Asked by Gary from Sevierville, Tn
    07/24/2018
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    Will Tempo SC ultra kill mice?
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    No, Tempo SC Ultra is an insecticide and cannot be used to kill mice.  You can find all of our mouse control products here

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  • Asked by Kim from Mangum
    08/13/2018
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    Can u dip your dog in Tempo SC Ultra if they are covered in fleas?
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    Tempo SC Ultra cannot be used on animals at all.  You can find dog flea control products here.  

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  • Asked by Pat from Siren, Wisconsin
    08/20/2013
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    Is Tempo SC the right product for treatment of spider webs on our cabin?
    We have a lake home with rough sawn cedar and the exterior is full of white (stringy, sticky) cob webs. I'd like to spray (power wash) the siding. I want the cob webs to fall off and not return.
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    You could power wash the siding of your home first and when dry, you could apply Tempo SC Ultra 3ft up the siding. Tempo SC Ultra will provide control of spiders and their food source monthly on the exterior of the home and lawn. You could also apply the product around cracks and crevices, window frames and door frames. We also carry a product called Web Out Cobweb Eliminator that prevents the support of the spider webs and can be applied to indoor and outdoor surfaces. Please click on the following link for additional information on the product. Web Out Cobweb Eliminator
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  • Asked by Laura from Stamford, Ct
    01/10/2016
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    Can I use Tempo SC Ultra without water or do you have it in powder form?
    And if I so, in how long can my kids and I can go back to the room?
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    Tempo SC Ultra cannot be used without water; it is a liquid concentrate. Tempo Ultra WP is a wettable powder but also needs to be diluted in water. If you need a powder/dust insecticide you can apply without diluting, you can use something like Tempo 1% inside wall voids. Once you're finished applying it inside wall voids or as instructed on the label and the area is cleaned up from any residue, you and your kids can be back into the area.

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  • Asked by Lonnie from Loveland, Co
    08/21/2013
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    Which product is the most effective for interior & exterior pest control, Tempo SC Ultra or Suspend SC?
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    Tempo SC Ultra and Suspend SC are both great choices for general pest control inside and outside the home. Either would do an excellent job.
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  • Asked by Ed from Dallas, Tx
    10/20/2015
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    Does ground need to be moist before applying Tempo SC Ultra?
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    The ground does not have to be wet prior to treating with Tempo SC Ultra. Per the product label, the ground should not be saturated with water or water logged prior to application.

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  • Asked by Ishara from Durban
    03/30/2018
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    Is there residue transfer of Tempo SC Ultra?
    I have had Tempo SC sprayed 1 month ago. I know the residue is safe when dry. Will the residue contaminate other items eg kitchen sink, crockery, cutlery, food containers clothes etc if the mops and cloths used to clean areas of the house that were treated are washed in the sink? If so will regular soap, dishwasher, washing machine remove the residue or do I need a chemical strength cleaner?
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    Tempo SC Ultra should not be applied to these items and the residual left behind would not be picked up by items that contact a treated area. Contaminated items or surfaces should be washed thoroughly using an appropriate cleaner for those items.

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  • Asked by Bernadette from Reading Pennsylvania
    09/25/2014
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    Is Tempo SC Ultra good for bed bugs? Do you make a product for bed bugs? If so, please recommend.
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    Yes, Tempo SC Ultra is labeled for bedbugs. You will use 16 mL per gallon of water. You will spray this around the baseboards and cracks and crevices in the rooms with bedbug activity every two weeks.

    We would also recommend using Bedlam on the actual mattress and box spring. You will spray the seams and tufts where the bedbugs reside. You can also spray this on your headboard and bed frame. Bedlam can be used inside drawers, on the carpet, etc. You will do this every two weeks until you do not see activity for 30 days.

    As a preventative, Cimexa Dust is very good to use inside the wall voids. You will do a few puffs behind each outlet and/or light plate with a hand duster. This dries the bedbugs out when they walk across it. Only do 1-2 puffs. This is enough dust to settle on the floor. You want them to walk across it.

     

    Please let us know if you have any additional questions.

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  • Asked by Anna from Eagle River, Wi
    09/06/2015
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    Is Tempo SC Ultra the best product to use to kill the springtails in the rocks and flower beds around my house?
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    Tempo SC Ultra can be applied in landscaped areas with flowers and rocks to eradicate springtails.

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  • Asked by Shirley from Englewood, Fl
    01/26/2017
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    Can Tempo SC Ultra be removed from kitchen countertops?
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    Yes, you can remove Tempo SC Ultra from kitchen counter tops if necessary by washing them with a warm soapy water solution.

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