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Bifen XTS

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Target Pests

Bifen XTS controls fleas ticks mosquitoes spiders termites ants cockroaches and many other insects. Please refer to the Bifen XTS Label for a full list of insects controlled.

For Use In

Bifen XTS can be used in lawns in and around structures to prevent and control termite infestations slabs foundations basements crawl spaces ornamentals and trees ant and fire ant mounds.


To use Bifen XTS you will need a pump sprayer. Fill your sprayer with the desired amount of water and measure the proper amount of Bifen XTS for your particular application into your sprayer. 

When applying Bifen XTS please make sure to be safe by referring to the Bifen XTS MSDS and label. Proper protective equipment should be used at all times because Bifen XTS is oil based and can irritate the skin. Bifenthrin works by interrupting the insects nervous system which stops them from feeding or doing anything. As a result it is necessary for the insects to come in contact with the bifenthrin technical. You can ensure that this happens by applying Bifen XTS to areas where insects hide.

Outdoors: Apply the product to exterior of buildings making sure to concentrate on eaves, weep holes, windows, plumbing, electrical and doors. Those are typical entry points for insects and you want to make sure that as they enter the structure they cross over the product and receive a lethal dose.

Indoors: Apply Bifen XTS to cracks and crevices including under appliances, around plumbing, around doors and windows, access holes, etc.

Termites: Bifen XTS can be used to treat for termites as a pre-treat or trench treatment. Please refer to the label and our termite treatment section for a full guide on application.

Notes: Bifen XTS is oil based and as a result can damage plants when hot or stain some vinyl siding. Make sure to test applications on a small area before applying to a large area when you are unsure. Bifen XTS also has a strong odor to it which will be noticeable while spraying. It is best to wear a respirator when applying if you are suseptible to fumes. The odor will dissapate in 2-6 hours.

Where to buy Bifen? You can buy Bifen XTS online at solutionsstores.com or at any Solutions store location. We also have Bifen XTS reviews below.

Coverage Area

Coverage area for Bifen XTS depends on size and application site.

Time to Kill

Bifen XTS begins to work immediately on targeted pests

Mix Rate

The Bifen XTS mixing ratio is anywhere from .2oz to 1oz per gallon of water.

Active Ingredient

Bifenthrin 25.1%

Bifen XTS

Bifen XTS is a 25.1% Bifenthrin Insecticide used to control over 70 pest insects. Bifen XTS Insecticide contains the same active ingredient as Talstar but at a much stronger concentration. Bifenthrin XTS is safe to use and works by interrupting the insects nervous system.
Bifen XTS is a 25.1% Bifenthrin Insecticide used to control over 70 pest insects. Bifen XTS Insecticide contains the same active ingredient as Talstar but at a much stronger concentration. Bifenthrin XTS is safe to use and works by interrupting the insects nervous system.

Product Q & A

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Can Biden XTS be used to kill Zimmermen pine moth?
Gayle L on Aug 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Would recommend using Permethrin SFR to control the pine moth.

Is this safe to use around pets?
Debbie on Mar 21, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Remove pets, birds, and cover aquariums before spraying. Do not permit humans or
pets to contact treated surfaces until the spray has dried. Once it has dried it will be perfectly fine for them to go back on the area.
Mixing for hose sprayer?
Randy on Aug 16, 2017
Does it control cluster flies ?
A shopper on Aug 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, Bifen IT is labeled for use on flies and will work well.
Will this have any effect on the lake if I spray the dock for insects?
Chandler on Jul 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this product is not labeled for us around docks and aquatic areas. What are you trying to control? Essentria IC3 would be good option, https://www.solutionsstores.com/essentria-ic3-natural-pesticide
will it get rid of chiggers
Geezer on Jul 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Bifen XTS will eliminate the chiggers using 1/3 fl oz per gallon of water.
Will Bifen XTS kill sod webworms? How often to apply the product?
Sod Webworms on Jun 21, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes the Bifen xts will control and eliminate the sod web worms. Apply thew product at a rate of .15 fl oz per 1,000 sqft. You can reapply this product out in 14 days if needed.
If I want to mix @ a 12% ratio, how much product of Bifen XTS to make 2 gallons water?
How much water to use on Jun 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: For a .12 % concentration of the Bifen XTS you will mix .64 ounce per gallon of water.
How much Bifen xts 25.1 % should I mix in one gal. Of water for bag worms.
Gene on Jun 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You would need 1/6 fl oz this will be equivalent to 1 teaspoon to a gallon of water.
Can this kill cicadas?
Melony on May 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It would kill cicadas if they come in contact with the chemical.
How long does it take to dry when applied outside?? The label doesn't specify. I need to know how long to keep my pets away.
Kbh on May 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Bifen XTS can take a couple of hours to dry when applied outside, I would recommend keeping the pets out of the area at least 2 hours while it dries.
What is the residual time of Bifen XTS & how long will it keep bugs away when sprayed?
James on May 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Bifen XTS should give you 60 days residual barrier on the outside of your home for general pest control.
Is Bifen xts safe to use on a yard that has free ranging chickens?
Josh on May 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Bifen IT is labeled for use in chicken / poultry facilities but care should be taken to read the label and follow instructions.
Will this product help with bees? I have some starting a hive in my yard and I want to control that ASAP. I already sprayed some in the area with the normal 1 gallon dilution but that did nothing.
Ryan on May 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Bifen XTS is considered highly toxic to bees, if you sprayed them with the product it will kill them.
I have german cockroach problem , will this work?
fireblade on Apr 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: For German Roaches, I would recommend using Apex Roach gel bait, Gentrol point source and then Novacide for perimeter spray after about 10 days of baiting. https://www.solutionsstores.com/apex-cockroach-gel-bait

Can this be used a preventive for wasp nests, specifically on a wood fence?
Sarah on Apr 21, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, Bifen XTS can you be used a repellent to deter wasp from forming a nest.
Is this good to be use on Caterpillars?
Chris on Apr 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, This can be used to eliminate leaf eating caterpillars, and Tent caterpillars at a mixing rate of 0.26 to 1.28 / 10 gallons.
Does this work on boxelder bugs?
Julie on Apr 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, This will work on Boxeleder bugs use at a rate of 1/3 fl. oz./ 1 gal. water make sure to spray the siding of the home and any plants, mulched areas, and soil around the home.
Is this okay for fruit-bearing trees? I need to keep bugs off of my apples.
applegrower on Apr 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No, this is not a product that you would want to spray on fruit baring trees.
Does this work for carpenter ants?
Rick on Apr 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes this can be used to eliminate carpenter ants mix product at a rate of 1/3 fl oz / 1 gal. water.
Will this work on root maggots
Jim on Mar 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Once damage is noticed it is too late to treat root maggots. Although it would be most effective to treat root maggots preventative, there currently are no pre-plant granular insecticides available for home gardeners. Pyrethrin drench might work,
Can Bifenthrin be used for bag worms? What is the best product for control bag worms on a tree?
Hank on Apr 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The best product to control bagworms is Malathion. We carry it in a 57% concentration. Just use our search bar in the top right and search for malathion. You will want to apply in June or July as that is typically high time for all the populations to be out and feeding. Cover at least 70% of the affected trees to ensure you eliminate their food source.
How long does a treatment last?
A shopper on Aug 17, 2017

Customer Reviews

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Good product
Mix it max for fire ants and go crazy on them. Spot treatment works best if you make a circle twice the size of the mound and work inward. Use liberally and soak the center of the muons good and they won't just move over a few feet. I also spray the perimeter of the house twice a month and it does a better job than the "professionals". 1 bottle a year is a lot more bang for your buck than $30 a month!
August 15, 2017
3 weeks ago
Container makes it easy to accurately measure out the needed amount. The data sheet if fairly easy to follow and this takes the guess work out of the calculating gallons per area of coverage. I used the product for June Bug grubs and it did the job.
May 16, 2017
Great results on 1st application
I did some research after being told about this insecticide. I eventually found the place to buy it online. It worked out great having a DIY location that has a fairly priced product with many other options.
November 12, 2015
Product worked great to get our flea problem under control. Have four happy dogs now.
July 15, 2015
Very strong odor but subsides when dry. Oil-based. Very effective, used outdoors and fence perimeter.
November 26, 2014
Fast Kill
We use this product in Louisiana and it provides the quickest knockdown for our application process.
March 28, 2013

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