Sevin-5 Ready-to-Use Bug Killer

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General directions: Kills over 65 insects on vegetables, fruits, ornamentals, lawns & pets. Do not apply this product through any type of irrigation system. Subsequent planting of food and feed plants in treated soil must be made with plants on this or other carbonyl labels. Some phytotoxicity may occur on tender foliage in the presence of rain or high humidity of several days' duration following application. Begin applications when insect or damage is first observed and repeat as directed below. Wearing household latex or rubber gloves, use a dust applicator such as a shaker can, dust gun, puffer or other bulbous duster, rotary duster or other appropriate duster as available. Dust lightly to cover both upper and lower leaf surfaces with a thin, even film of dust. Apply when air is calm to avoid drift and contact with eyes and skin. Start applying at the farthest corner of the treatment area and work backwards to contact with dusted surfaces. Allow dust to settle in treated areas before reentering. For plants above chest height, consider using a liquid carbonyl product. Do not repeat applications more than once a week. 


Preharvest use limitation: Observe the following preharvest intervals (number of days between last application and harvest) for application during the growing season. 

Sweet corn: 2 preharvest interval days. 

Garden beets (roots), radishes, rutabagas, turnips (roots), carrots, potato, blackberries, boysenberries, dewberries, loanberries, raspberries, blueberries, grapes and strawberries: 7 preharvest interval days. 

Collards, garden beets (tops), kale, lettuce (head and leaf), mustard greens, spinach and turnip (tops): 14 preharvest interval days. 

Beans: Insect pest - Bean leaf beetle cucumber beetles, corn earworm, flea beetles, Japanese beetle, Leafhoppers, Mexican bean beetle. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft - 0.5. Comments - where Mexican bean beetle is the only problem a rate of 0.25 pounds per 1,000 sq. ft is sufficient. 

Broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kohlrabi: Insect pest - Flea beetles, harlequin bugs. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.25 - 0.5. Insect pests: armyworms, corn earworm, diamond-black moth larvae, imported cabbageworm. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.5 - 1.0. Comments - Will not control cabbage loopers. 

Collards, garden beets, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, radishes, rutagas, spinach, turnips: Insect pests - Flea beetles, harlequin bug, leafhoppers. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.5 - 1.0. Comments - For best control of corn earworm after lettuce heads begin to form, use 1.0 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. Will not control cabbage loopers. 

Cantaloupe, cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, squash. Insect pests - Cucumber beetles, flea beetles, melonworms, pickleworm, squash bug. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.5. Corn: Insect pests - Corn earworm, European corn bored, fall armyworm, Japanese beetles, sap beetles. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.75 - 1.0. Comments - For bugworm damage in the whorl, apply to entire plant. For insects attacking silks and ears, make first application when first silks appear and continue until silks begin to dry. Three or more applications may be required depending upon severity of infection. 

Carrots: Insect pests - Flea beetles, leafhoppers, lygus bugs, spittlebugs, stink bugs. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.5 - 1.0. 

Eggplant, pepper, tomato: Insect pests - Fall armyworm, flea beetles, leafhoppers, tomato fruitworm. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.5. Potato: Insect pests - Colorado potato beetles. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.25. Flea beetles, leafhoppers. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.50. Lygus bugs. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 1.0. 

Small fruit: Blackberries, boysenberries, dewberries, loganberries raspberries: Insect pests - Japanese beetles, leafhoppers, leafrollers, raspberries aphid. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 1.0. 

Blueberries: Insect pests - blueberry maggot, cherry fruitworms, cranberry fruitworms, Japanese beetles. Rate (pounds) Per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.5 - 1.0. Comments - Apply 3 weeks before harvest and repeat 10 days later if necessary. 

Grapes: Insect pests - Grape leaffolder, grape leafhopper, grape leaf skelotonizer. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.5 - 1.0. Comments - Apply just before first brood leafolder larvae emerge from rolls and as needed for leafhoppers. Insect pests - Grape berry moths, Japanese beetle, June beetle, red-banded leafroller. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 1.0. 

Strawberries: Insect pests - Meadow spittlebug, strawberry leafroller, strawberry weevil. Rate (pounds) per 1,000 sq. ft. - 0.5 - 1.0. 

Ornamentals: To control bagworm, blister beetles, boxelder bug, boxwood leafminer, flea beetles, Japanese beetles, lacebugs, leafthoppers, leafrollers, periodical cirada, plant bugs, psylids, rose aphid, rose slug, sacale insects in the crawler stage, tent caterpillars and exposed thrips, apply thoroughly to the infested plants at first sign of damage and repeat at 7 day intervals or as necessary for good insect control. To obtain scale control apply in spring and early summer when scale crawlers are present. 

Lawns: To control ants, earwigs, fall armyworm, fleas, leafhoppers, millipedes, sod webworm and ticks, apply at the rate of 4 pounds per 1,000 square feet. For best results, apply after rain or watering and do not water for at least 2 days after application. Repeat in 2 to 3 weeks if necessary. 

Pet insect control: Read entire label before each use. For use only on dogs and cats. For fleas and ticks, use product only outside or in a well-ventilated area. Wearing household latex or rubber gloves, dust entire animal, avoiding pet's eyes, nose, mouth, and genital areas. Rub or brush pet's hair to work dust down to the skin. Comb out dead ticks a few hours after treatment. Do not use on kittens or puppies under 12 weeks of age. Do not use on pregnant dogs. Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, medicated, aged or nursing animals. Do not use this product on animals simultaneously or within 30 days before or after treatment with or exposure to cholinesterase inhibiting drugs, pesticides or chemicals. However, flea and tick colors may be simultaneously replaced. 

Kennels: Dog and cat quarters: for fleas and ticks, dust liberally in and around sleeping quarters, kennels and dog houses by means of a shaker can, hand or powder duster. Force dust into cracks and crevices. Repeat as necessary. Storage and disposal: Storage: Store pesticide in original container and place in a locked storage area. Disposal: Do not reuse empty container; wrap and put in trash.

Active Ingredients: Carbaryl (1-napthyl N-methylcarbamate) (5.0%). Inert Ingredients: 95.0%.