This is an 8 oz bottle of Hot Shot Bedbug & Flea Killer Powder I bought at Walmart. Here’s what it reads on the bottle’s label: Long lasting control, kills within 24 hours of contact. Contains Diatomaceous Earth. Can be used on mattresses, baseboards and in cracks and crevices. Active Ingredient: Silicon Dioxide……85% Other Ingredients….15%
Directions for Use, How to Apply: 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.
– Indoor Use –
Bed Bugs: Dismantle bed. Use Hot shot bedbug & Flea Killer Powder in joints, crevices and where rungs are inserted. See that all interior areas are dusted. Dust mattresses, especially folds and edges. After four hours, vacuum the dust from the mattress. All cracks and crevices in the bedroom should be treated. Repeat application when dust is no longer present and insects are observed.
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 Bedbug & Flea Killer Powder in areas where these pests are found and my 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 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.
– Outdoor Use –
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 entrance ways, Dust around foundations along ant trails and around sewer pipes and drains.
Precautionary Statement, Caution: 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.