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Frequently Asked Questions

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1. Where can I find a list of common conversions?

LIQUIDS
1 Tbsp = 3 tsp
1 fl. oz. = 6 tsp = 2 Tbsp = 29.573 mL
1 pint = 16 fl. oz. = 2 cups = 473.17 mL = 0.473 L
1 quart = 2 pints = 32 fl. oz. = 946.34 mL
1 gal = 4 quarts = 8 pints = 128 fl. oz. = 3.785 L
6 fl. oz. = 3/4 cup
8 fl. oz. = 1 cup

HELPFUL TIPS:
1½ Tbsp in 3 gal of water = 1½ tsp in 1 gal of water
2 Tbsp in 3 gal of water = 2 tsp in 1 gal of water

 AREA
1 sq ft = 929.030 square centimeters (sq. cm.)
1 acre = 43,560 sq ft = 4,046.856 square meters

 WEIGHT
1 oz = 28.35 grams

DETERMINING SQUARE FEET
RECTANGLE: Length x width
TRIANGLE: The height (or length) x half of the base (or width)
CIRCLE: The diameter squared x 0.7854 (Diameter is the length of a straight line through the center of the circle.)

DETERMINING CUBIC FEET
Length of room x width of room x height of room

TEMPERATURE
Celsius: Multiple by 1.8 (= 9/5), + 32 = Fahrenheit
Fahrenheit: -32, multiple remainder by .5556 (=5/9) = Celsius
0 C Freezing point of water = 32 F
10 C Warm winter day = 50 F
20 C Mild spring day = 68 F
30 C Hot summer day = 86 F
37 C Normal body temperature = 98.6 F
40 C Heat wave conditions = 104 F
100 C Boiling point of water = 212 F

2. Where can I find MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) info about Hot Shot® products?

MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) and product label info for Hot Shot products can be found in the Product pages on this website.

  • Click Customer Help and select MSDS and Product Labels
  • Select the desired product catagory from dropdown list
  • Find product you are looking for
  • Click on desired buton for MSDS or Product Label

If you have further questions about MSDS, click here to contact us directly.

3. What should I do in case of an emergency?
  • If a HUMAN is exposed to Hot Shot® products, call 1-800-633-2873 immediately. The medical center is staffed seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
  • If an ANIMAL is exposed to Hot Shot® roach and ant baits, call 1-800-633-2873 immediately. The medical center is staffed seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
  • If an ANIMAL is exposed to any other Hot Shot® products, contact your pet's veterinarian. As an alternative, you may wish to contact the National Animal Poison Center at 1-888-426-4435. Please note that this center charges for consultations.
4. How do I properly dispose of Hot Shot® products?

To safely dispose of AEROSOL (pressurized) containers, follow these instructions:
If the container is empty, place it in the trash or take it to a recycling facility if available.
If the container is partly filled, call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions.
IMPORTANT: Do not puncture or incinerate!

To safely dispose of NON-PRESSURIZED containers, follow these instructions:
If the container is empty, place it in the trash or take it to a recycling facility if available.
If the container is partly filled, call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions.
IMPORTANT: Never place unused product down an indoor or outdoor drain.

5. How do I know how much product to use?

Use Hot Shot® products according to label directions.

Still have questions? Click here to contact us directly.

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