Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Advion Cockroach Gel
Which type of bait gun can I use with Advion® Cockroach Gel?
The size of the Advion®Cockroach Gel cartridge fits many standard application guns available on the market. Nevertheless, the B&G Multi-Dose bait gun is one of the most robust and precise ones.
Where can the product be applied?
The product is labelled for application indoors and outdoors, in sensitive areas such as food-handling establishments, hospitals, schools, all residential and commercial areas, as well as in buses, trains, and aircrafts. Please refer to the label and directions for use.
Can I apply the product on vertical surfaces?
Yes, Advion®Cockroach Gel bait maintains its original placement and remains stable when applied to vertical surfaces and even upside down.
Is the gel dangerous for non-target species?
Not when the product is stored, transported, used or discarded according to label recommendations.
Is Advion®Cockroach Gel attractive in dirty conditions?
If the gel itself is not contaminated, the cockroaches will be very attracted to it even with the presence of alternative food sources. When the bait is covered by dust, this might reduce the attractiveness.
After how long will the gel dry?
It will depend on the conditions of the application site: Temperature and humidity, although the bait starts getting dry within a few days.
If the gel appears dry, is it still efficient?
Yes, studies have shown than even after 3 months, Advion® remains attractive, palatable and highly effective.
How long does it take for a cockroach, which have eaten Advion®Cockroach Gel to transfer the active ingredient?
It can take from minutes to hours, depending on how much the cockroach ate. The active ingredient will be contained in their excretions/secretions.
Which are the storage conditions? Can I leave the product in my car during summer or winter?
Read the label regarding storage. Most of our labels in the EU have the phrase “store in original packaging in a locked, dry place, avoiding extremes in temperature, which is inaccessible to children and non-professional people”.
In the event of the product getting hot in a vehicle during summer, bring it to room temperature for 30 minutes and the gel will return to normal, also Syngenta recommends the use of polystyrene boxes with cooling pads.
In winter, avoid letting the product freeze.
Where do I have to dispose the cartridge after usage?
As per local country laws and requirements for biocidal product packaging disposal.