Tempo SC Ultra is labeled for fleas and chiggers and is safe once dry for pets to return to the area. Typically a few hours is best.
It is not recommend to mix Tempo SC Ultra or any insecticide at a higher dosage than what is recommended on the product label. This could cause a resistance issue down the road. 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.
Tempo SC Ultra when applied per label druing the cooler times of the day will not harm St. Augustine grass. It's recommended to apply this product around the exterior perimeter of structures and perimeter of lawn.
Yes Tempo SC Ultra? will work for stinkbugs. Stinkbugs are not listed on the 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, crevces and gaps as possible. Tempo SC Ultra is labeled for Japanese Beetles.
While Tempo SC Ultra will control aphids, it is not labeled to be used as a drench. A great product to use as a drench for aphids would be Dominion 2L Termiticide Concentrate. When using Dominion 2L to treat for aphids you would mix 0.1 - 0.4 fl oz per inch of the trunk diameter in no less than 10 gallons per 100 sq ft of treatment area. You typically want to start about 12 inches from the base of the tree and out to the drip line.
Tempo SC Ultra has no odor and leaves less residue, meaning it is not necessary to wipe away Tempo after it has dried. In the event that Tempo is over sprayed or sprayed in an undesirable area, it can be cleaned with warm soap and water.
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.
Tempo SC Ultra is safe to use as a broadcast to lawns and once dry would be safe to walk across. Inside it cannot be used as a broadcast to interior surfaces and would only be applied in cracks and crevices where you would not contact it.
Yes, you can use Tempo SC Ultra when treating for mosquitoes. Apply at 8-16 ml per gallon of water per 1,000 sqft.
Tempo SC Ultra is really selective, so if a dragonfly were to land on a treated surface, it could be killed.
Tempo SC Ultra contains a pyrethroid called beta-cyfluthrin, which behaves similarly to natural pyrethrum, except with much longer residual activity. While the product label does not specifically list kissing bugs, this is a non-selective insecticide and would likely affect any insect that would contact it. Please see the following articles from Texas A&M for more information regarding kissing bugs in Texas: