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Whether you are trying to enjoy the great outdoors or trying to grow a beautiful garden, bugs will often find their way over and mess things up for you. Luckily there are a number of quality pesticides out there that can get the job done. One such pesticide active ingredient that does a great job in killing pesky pests is carbaryl.

Solutions Pest & Lawn is proud to carry products which contain carbaryl in our inventory of professional grade insecticides. On this page, you can learn more about carbaryl and why it works so effectively to kill even the most stubborn of rodent invasions as well as shop the  carbaryl contained products we have in stock

What is Carbaryl?

Carbaryl (chemical name: 1-naphthyl methylcarbamate) is a chemical derived from the carbamate family used primarily as an insecticide. Carbaryl first was sold commercially in 1958 and is used popularly by the Bayer Company in a product known by the brand name, Sevin. In its original form, carbaryl is a white crystal-like solid. 

Carbaryl remains the third-most-used insecticide in the United States for residential gardens, commercial agriculture, and forestry and rangeland protection with over 300 products containing carbaryl currently registered with the EPA.

Carbaryl is sold in a number of different formulations such as in powder form, granule, and liquid concentrate. 

How Does Carbaryl Work?

Carbaryl and other carbamate products mode of action is via acting as reversible inhibitors of the enzyme acetylcholinesterase. What this means in layman's terms is that when a pest comes in contact with the chemical through digesting it or touching it, the carbaryl directly attacks the nervous system, causing death.

Carbamate insecticides such as carbaryl has been regarded as a game changer in the pest control industry. Although toxic to insects, carbaryl is detoxified and breaks down quickly in vertebrates so it does little to no harm. It is neither concentrated in fat nor secreted in milk, so it makes it ideal to be used around food crops in the US.

View our selection of carbaryl formulated products below. For more information about carbaryl or other active ingredients in our pesticides, please call us with your questions at 800-479-6583 or email us at askapro@solutionsstores.com

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How is Carbaryl Used?

Carbaryl can successfully control over more than 100 different kinds of insects and can be used to protect home gardens, commercial agriculture, forestry and land-range protection.  It can be used on cotton, fruit, nuts, shade trees, food crops, ornamentals, and even on poultry, pets, and livestock where necessary.

 

Is Carbaryl Safe To Use?

Carbaryl is labeled as moderately to very toxic and carries the signal word WARNING on its label. It is capable of killing both target pests and some beneficial insects, like honey bees. As with most pesticide products and chemicals, adverse effects can be caused in human by skin contact, inhalation, or ingestion, so always read the product label thoroughly and make sure you are applying it in the safest way.

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