Is Delta Dust harmful to humans?

Is Delta Dust harmful to humans?

Delta Dust is considered to be low in toxicity if inhaled in small quantities. While Delta Dust is poisonous, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency classifies its active ingredient, deltamethrin, as “not likely to be a human carcinogen.” This classification relates to all routes of exposure.

What is Delta Dust used for?

Delta Dust is a waterproof dust that can control cockroaches, ants, bed bugs and various other insects. It is ideal to use for eliminating listed insects in areas where water or moisture is unavoidable, such as in kitchens or around outdoor ornamentals.

What does deltamethrin kill?

Deltamethrin can kill a wide range of insect pests such as ants, spiders, fleas, cockroaches, flies, pantry pests, and plenty of other labeled insects. Deltamethrin is best used in agriculture areas such golf courses, park fields, home gardens and lawns, and even at times indoors.

What is the chemical in Delta Dust?

The active ingredient in Delta Dust is Deltamethrin 0.05%. It is perfect for weep holes because it is completely waterproof and remains powdery even in damp spaces and near drains where insects like to live.

Is Delta Dust safe around kids?

Yes, Delta Dust is very safe to use indoors around pets when used as directed on the product label. You should keep children and pets out of the room while you are applying the product, and then it is ok to allow them to come back in once you are done. It is used in cracks and crevices where they do not have access.

Is Delta Dust a non repellent?

Delta Dust is not considered a repellent. It will kill insects that come into contact with treated areas.

Does Delta Dust work on Yellow Jackets?

Very effective against a deep yellow jacket nest. NOT a quick knockdown so don’t go at the nest during the day. A few puffs into the hole and a healthy coating of dust around the entrance applied at night.

Is deltamethrin toxic to humans?

Deltamethrin can be mildly irritating if it gets in the eye. Although not common, individuals who have ingested large amounts of deltamethrin have experienced nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and muscle twitches. Deltamethrin is low in toxicity when it is touched or breathed in and is low to moderately toxic if eaten.

Can Delta Dust be used in drains?

DeltaDust® is a 100% waterproof dust and will not clump or absorb moisture in wet areas. DeltaDust is also labeled for application directly into drains that lead to sewers, a common place to find cockroaches, phorid flies and other pests.

How long is Delta Dust effective?

about 7-8 months
The key being that Delta dust is able to be effective even after it gets wet, and will keep killing for about 7-8 months, and spring-tail bugs are all about moisture and are extremely resistant to other kinds of insect killers (I once sprayed one to the point that I created a pool of Raid.

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