|Host & Pest
|Agricultural/farm Buildings, Commercial Premises - General & Industrial And/or Domestic Premises
||Black Rat, Brown Rat, House Mouse
- Place Surefire All Weather Rodenticide Blocks bait in the mouse bait station and observe mouse bait take.
- Replace Surefire All Weather Rodenticide Blocks Baits that become more than 50% eaten to minimise the chance of blocks being removed from mouse bait stations.
- Maintain the supply of Surefire All Weather Rodenticide Blocks until Surefire All Weather Rodenticide Blocks is no longer eaten.
- Where continuous control is required, maintain a steady supply of blocks, replacing uneaten Surefire All Weather Rodenticide Baits at monthly intervals to ensure Surefire All Weather Rodenticide Blocks mouse bait remains fresh. Unlike egg-shaped mouse baits, Surefire All Weather Rodenticide Blocks mouse bait cannot be rolled away and are manufactured with a hole in the middle so they can be easily nailed down to prevent ‘stealing and burying away from the site’
- Choose the right product for the job and seek advice if required.
- Anticipate the problem rather than reacting to it.
- Expose all of the pests to the control measure at the same time and remove all other food options if possible.
- Follow label directions. This will improve results and minimise the risk to non-target animals.
- Replenish Surefire All Weather Rodenticide Blocks when they are consumed by pests and offer a generous amount of Surefire All Weather Rodenticide Blocks.
- Manage pest immigration by establishing and maintaining control buffer zones.
- Also use mouse bait stations to ensure mouse bait remains fresh and dry plus prevents access by non target species.
- Do not exceed 3 m between bait stations for mice or 9 m for rats.
- Do not place bait in exposed areas.
- Do not apply baits to crops.
Surefire Rodenticide can be used both indoors and outdoors. It is recommended that clearly marked tamper evident stations be used wherever baits are to be placed. Do not place bait on or near exposed food or food utensils, food preparation areas or food storage areas.
- Eliminate as far as practicable, all other food sources.
- Bait the infested area.
- Place baits under cover.
- Inspect baits daily.
- Replace eaten baits.
- If quickly eaten, increase number of baits. Continue observation and replenish until no more baits are taken.
- Baiting for at least two weeks is necessary to reduce rat/mouse numbers.
- Locate bait stations along walls or rafters and in dark sheltered spots where there are signs of rodent activity.
- Nail or fix in place if relevant.
- Wax blocks are particularly suitable for use in damp situations where risk of contamination should be minimised.
- Record the number and locations of bait stations for purpose of replenishment and later removal.
- Look for dead rats or mice – burn or bury them, do not place in refuse bins.
- Inspect all bait stations regularly and ensure baits are removed when rodent activity has ceased.
Most rodent deaths occur 4 to 7 days after consumption of bait.
Avoid contact with food, food utensils, or places where food is prepared or stored. The bait is hazardous to pigs, cats, dogs, poultry, birds and wildlife. Place baits in locations inaccessible to other animals or birds.
PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE, FISH, CRUSTACEANS AND ENVIRONMENT:
Do not contaminate streams, rivers or waterways with the chemical or used containers. Place baits in locations inaccessible to animals other than target animals. The product is restricted to use in and around buildings (within 2 metres), structures or enclosed spaces, e.g. drains.
STORAGE: Store in the closed, original container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Do not store for prolonged periods in direct sunlight.
- Poisonous if swallowed.
- Do not inhale dust.
- Do not touch bait.
- Use scoop or measure.
- If on skin and after each baiting, wash thoroughly with soap and water.
If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia Vitamin K1 (PHYTOMENADIONE) is antidotal.
For further information please refer to the Material Safety Data (SDS)
Contains human taste deterrent that deters accidental consumption by children.
WITHHOLDING PERIOD DETAILS (WHP):
Not applicable when used as directed.