What flea sprays have IGR?
Top 5 Best IGR for Fleas
- PT Alpine Flea Insecticide with IGR.
- Pivot 10.
- Tekko Pro IGR.
What is IGR spray?
Aerosol containing IGR (Insect growth regulator) that disrupts pest development, preventing current and future infestations.
How often spray IGR for fleas?
Currently, IGRs can be applied to the pet via sprays, tablets or food additives that are given to the pet on a regular basis, usually once a month. One such veterinarian supplied IGR is Program®, with the active ingredient lufenuron.
What chemical kills fleas and their eggs?
The most effective ones contain ingredients such as permethrin, imidacloprid, or dinotefuran that are lethal to the biting adult stage, and an “insect growth regulator” (e.g., methoprene, pyriproxyfen) that halts development of flea eggs and larvae.
Can you mix insecticide with IGR?
Answer: Yes, Gentrol IGR and Precor IGR can be mixed with insecticides.
Is Gentrol IGR good for fleas?
Gentrol IGR is not labeled for fleas and is not recommend for use outside. IGR’s do not kill adult fleas though, they only prevent immature fleas from maturing. The outdoor kit also comes with a product to mix with the IGR that actually does the killing of adult fleas.
How long does it take for IGR to work?
Because these IGRs work by interfering with an insect’s molting process, they kill insects more slowly than traditional insecticides. Death typically occurs within 3 to 10 days, depending on the IGR product, the insect’s life stage at the time the product is applied, and how quickly the insect develops.
Is IGR toxic to dogs?
IGRs are virtually non- toxic to humans and pets and are long-lasting, up to 7 months by some reports. The downside of IGRs is that they are slow-acting.
How do professionals get rid of fleas?
Vacuum – using a strong vacuum to physically remove flea eggs, larvae, pupae and adults. Bedding – frequently washing and drying pet bedding. Products – treating affected areas by using safe and effective flea control products where immature fleas may be located. Inspections – scheduling a follow-up visit.