Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control
This product is a ready-to-use insecticide which provides effective pest control against crawling insects. Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control is a mechanical insect killer. Insects cannot become immune to its action. Insects come in contact or ingest this powder and die within 48 hours. This product is for use in and around residential, commercial and agricultural buildings, structures and their immediate surroundings, in and around food/feed handling establishments, in and around livestock and poultry houses and may be applied over the top while animals are present, on crops, and stored grain.
OTHER USES (INDOOR AND OUTDOOR APPLICATIONS)
Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control is intended for application with a hand duster, power duster or other suitable means for application to areas where insects are found.
Apply Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control to cracks and crevices with the use of a bulbous duster or other suitable equipment. Apply lightly and uniformly. In living areas make applications in such a manner as to avoid deposits on exposed surfaces or introducing the material into the air. Treat a small area of the surface to be treated and look for staining or other adverse reaction before making regular application. To apply insecticide directly into cracks and crevices, use a bulbous duster or other suitable equipment. Apply lightly and uniformly to infested areas. The amount of product to be applied will vary with the site but should usually be in the range of 1-5 oz./100 square feet.
Indoor Use: Cockroaches, Ants, Earwigs, Millipedes and Centipedes, Crickets and Silverfish. Lightly coat a thin layer of Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control in areas where these pests are found and may hide such as cracks and crevices, behind and beneath refrigerators, cabinets, stoves, garbage cans and in and around sewer pipes and drains, window frames and in attics and basements. Dust insects directly if possible. Repeat treatment regularly.
Fleas: Thoroughly treat floor and bedding in and around pets’ sleeping quarters. Treat surrounding cracks and crevices, baseboards, carpeting and wherever fleas are suspected.
Carpet Beetles: Dust along baseboards, carpet edges, under carpeting, furniture, in closets and shelving where these insects are seen or suspected.
Bedbugs: Dismantle bed. Use Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control in joints, crevices and where rungs are inserted. See that all interior areas are dusted. Dust mattresses especially folds and edges. All cracks and crevices and around window openings in the bedroom should be treated.
Outdoor Use: Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control is intended for application with a hand duster, power duster or as a slurry application to areas where insects are found. Cockroaches, Earwigs, Grasshoppers, Ants, Crickets and other insects: Lightly coat a thin layer of Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control in areas where these insects are found such as patios, outdoor sills, window and door frames. Apply around foundations, along ant trails and around sewer pipes and drains. Repeat treatment as necessary.
Livestock: For use in and around livestock housing structures, swine houses, cattle barns, calf hutches, loafing barns, horse stables and pet kennels. To control ants, spiders, fleas, houseflies, little houseflies, cockroaches, mites, litter beetles, hide beetles, earwigs, and other insects, apply dust evenly at a rate up to 6.5 pounds per 1000 square feet. Apply dust using hand or power duster or other suitable equipment, or as a Slurry up to a 20% solution (Note:1.65 pounds per gallon of water = 20% solution). Apply uniformly to infested areas of walls and floors. Pay particular attention to cracks, crevices, bedding, wall voids and around window and door frames. Applications are permitted when animals are present and may be used over the top of animals. Do not apply directly to animal feed or watering equipment. Repeat treatments as necessary to maintain adequate control.
Poultry Houses: To control bedbugs, mites, litter beetles, (darkling beetles) and hide beetles, apply dust to litter at a rate up to 4 pounds per 1000 square feet of surface area or as a Slurry up to a 20% solution (Note: 1.65 pounds per gallon of water = 20% solution). Uniformly cover floors and walls, paying particular attention to cracks and crevices, corners and underneath feed and watering equipment and lines. Avoid contamination of feed and water. Applications can be made up to 75 pounds per 1000 square feet for severe infestations and in moist areas. If litter is greater than 3 inches deep, apply up to an additional 25 pounds per 1000 sq. ft. per additional inch of litter. Applications are permitted mid-flock while birds are present. Litter should be retreated when replaced and before each new batch of poultry is introduced to the facility. Repeat treatments as necessary to maintain adequate control.
Crop Application: Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control may be applied to growing crops to control insects including, Cockroaches, Ants, Earwigs, Millipedes and Centipedes, Crickets and Silverfish, mites, beetles and other crawling insects. Apply as a Dust up to 70 pounds per acre or as a slurry up to a 20% solution (Note: 1.65 pounds per gallon of water = 20% solution), then sprayed at 44 gallons per acre (equivalent to 70 dry pounds per acres). Repeat treatment as necessary to maintain adequate control. Surfactants and wetting agents can be added to the slurry tank to improve adhesion of Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control to plant surfaces. Spray should be directed to coat all sides of the leaves and fruits. Product has been shown to be less effective when the relative humidity is above 65%.
Slurry Mixing: When a slurry application is desired or being utilized use the following procedure: Mixing 1. Fill spray tank using 2/3 of desired amount of water. 2. Add up to 26.5 ounces (dry weight) of Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control to each gallon of water in the total spray mixture. 3. After Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control is thoroughly blended add the remaining amount of water. 4. Maintain constant agitation while blending and spraying. 5. Spray application area enough to wet the area but not to the point of run off. 6. Slurry treatments are intended for outdoor applications and all applications to Livestock, Poultry and crops. Slurry treatments are not intended to be made inside human living areas.
Food Areas of Food/Feed Handling Establishments: Food/feed handling establishments are places other than private residences in which food/feed is held, processed, prepared or served. To control Asian Lady Beetles, Boxelder Bugs and Cluster Flies: Apply Nature’s Creation® Diatomaceous Earth Crawling Insect Control where these insects may be entering the structure, traveling, breeding or habitating. Remove or cover all food or feed items in the treatment area before applying product. Treat open spaces below floors, above ceilings, within walls, under stairs, underneath and behind equipment or appliances, around pipes and sinks, in utility closets and around garbage and waste cans. In food handling areas, or areas where food or feed products are prepared or stored, apply as a crack & crevice or spot treatment. As a crack & crevice treatment, apply sparingly into cracks and crevices using equipment designed to place powder into specific locations. Limit spot treatments to walls or floors where pests are suspected of hiding. No individual spot treatments should exceed 2 square feet. For best results, apply to dry areas. Repeat treatment on dry surfaces, as needed, to maintain control of problem pests.
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