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Customer Review #5769

By: David Ronsheim

Owns 3 dogs. Family pet. Competes. Very effective! Have tried many other methods of controlling mosquitoes. None were as effective as the torpedos.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5769
Reviewed: 2013-11-26
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Starbar Pre-Strike Mosquito Torpedo -- 5 Pack

Starbar Pre-Strike Mosquito Torpedo -- 5 PackStarbar Pre-Strike Mosquito Torpedo -- 5 Pack


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    StarBar Pre-Strike Mosquito Torpedoes are an easy and effective way to kill developing mosquitoes in standing water before they become breeding, biting adults. With just one bite, adult mosquitoes may transmit West Nile virus and other viruses that can cause encephalitis in both people and animals. They may also transmit heart-worm disease to dogs and cats. Mosquito Torpedo slowly and continuously releases an Insect Growth Regulator into water that prevents adult mosquito development for up to two months. For larger sites requiring application of two Mosquito Torpedoes, an additional package will be required for 300 day control. Mosquito larvae exposed to treated water will die in the pupal stage before they reach adulthood.

  • Easy to use
  • Each torpedo provides up to 60 days of protection
  • No float design
  • No unsightly debris
  • Won't harm humans, animals, fish or vegetation when used as directed

    How to apply: Simply place Mosquito Torpedo in standing water where mosquitoes may breed. Remove only enough product from the package for immediate use. For best results, apply Mosquito Torpedo before the beginning of the mosquito season, and continue as directed.

    Application Sites: Mosquito Torpedo controls mosquitoes in water-holding receptacles and standing water sites around your home. Apply this product as a preventative measure (pre-flood treatment) to application sites before they fill with water. Mosquito Torpedo may also be used in sites that intermittently fill with water. It will begin releasing its active ingredient into water as soon as it becomes wet and will remain effective for up to two months when continuously immersed in water. Do not apply to water that may drain into public waterways, such as streams or lakes.

    Examples of application sites include, but are not limited to:
  • Bird baths
  • Urns
  • Privately-owned ponds
  • Water gardens
  • Unused swimming pools or spas
  • Flooded areas
  • Roof gutters
  • Tree holes
  • Animal watering troughs
  • Old tires
  • Rain barrels
  • Man-made depressions
  • Pool covers
  • Garbage cans
  • Ornamental fountains
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Standing water in your yard Flowerpots or planters
  • Any other water-holding container

    Storage and Disposal:

  • Store in cool, dry place.
  • Do not reuse empty packaging -- place in trash or recycling.
  • To dispose of unused Torpedoes, call your local solid waste agency for instructions. Never put down any indoor or outdoor drain.

    CAUTION: Causes moderate eye irritation. Harmful if absorbed through skin. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.

    First Aid for Eye Contact:
  • Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye.

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