Bed Bug Killer Dust With Diatomaceous Earth

  • Contains diatomaceous earth
  • Kills Bed Bugs by contact
  • For use in wall voids, on carpet tack strips and carpet edges

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Active Ingredients
Silicon Dioxide 85%
Other Ingredients: 15%
Product Label
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

Remove protective cap and snip off end of applicator. Replace protective cap after use. Use adequate ventilation and avoid breathing dust. Wear a suitable dust mask when using this product during prolonged exposure.

Bed Bugs:
Disassemble the bed frame and remove bedding. Do not apply product to bedding. Apply this product to the bed frame, mattress and box spring.  Application to mattresses and box springs is intended for treatment of seams, edges and tufts, creases, folds, indentations, buttons and vent holes only. Do not treat the entire surface of the mattress or box spring. After four hours, vacuum the dust from the mattress. Also apply the product to cracks and crevices in the sleeping area, such as baseboards, behind pictures/wall hangings, along and underneath carpet edges and other articles/furniture in the bedroom or sleeping area. Do not apply to stuffed animals or toys.

Fleas: Thoroughly treat floor and bedding in and around pet sleeping quarters. Treat surrounding cracks and crevices, baseboards, carpeting and wherever fleas are suspected.

Cockroaches, Ants, Earwigs, Millipedes and Centipedes, Crickets and Silverfish: Lightly coat a thin layer of Hot Shot® Bed Bug Killer Dust with Diatomaceous Earth in areas where these pests are found and may hide, such as cracks and crevices; behind and beneath refrigerators, cabinets, stoves and garbage cans; in and around sewer pipes and drains; window frames and in attics and basements. Dust insects directly if possible. Repeat application when dust is no longer present and insects are observed.

Carpet Beetles: Dust along baseboards and carpet edges; under carpeting and furniture; in closets and shelving where these insects are seen or suspected.

Cockroaches, Earwigs, Millipedes, Centipedes, Slugs, Grasshoppers, Ants, Crickets and other crawling insects:
Lightly coat areas where these insects are found or may hide, such as patios, planting beds, outdoor sills, window and door frames and outside of entranceways. Dust around foundations, along ant trails and around sewer pipes and drains.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry area.
Disposal: If empty: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Place in trash or offer for recycling if available.
If partly filled: Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.
Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals
Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet.

If in Eyes:
Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first five minutes, then continue rinsing eyes. Call a Poison Control Center or doctor for treatment advice.

Hotline Number:
Have the product container or label with you when calling a Poison Control Center or doctor, or going for treatment. You may also contact 1-800-917-5431 for emergency medical treatment information.

To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or run off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters or surface waters. Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area.
To the extent consistent with applicable law, buyer assumes all responsibility for safety and use not in accordance with directions.

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