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Cockroaches and Boric Acid?

Wednesday September 26, 2012

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Question:

What do you think about using boric acid on German cockroaches?

Jodi

Mr Pest Control

Answer:

Boric acid is an excellent active ingredient to use for German roaches and it is the active in a great many excellent products, bait products in particular. Many of the gel, granular, and station baits use boric acid. There also are several brand names of dry dust products that are boric acid, and these can be dusted into voids where the roaches hide or even applied to exposed surfaces where the roaches will be active, allowing the dust to get onto the roach. 


What is important to recognize with boric acid is that it is ONLY a stomach poison. It must be ingested... Read more

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