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Advantage Household Fogger

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Advantage Household Fogger

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Bayer Animal Health

Kills adult and preadult fleas, including flea eggs for 7 months.



Active Ingredients





*Piperonyl butoxide


**N-Octyl bicycloheptene dicarboximide


***2-[1-Methyl-2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy) ethoxyl] pyridine






* (butylcarbityl) (6-propyipiperonyl) ether and related compounds

** MGK® 264, Insecticide Synergist

***Nylar, Insect Growth Regulator


Advantage Household Fogger Caution


IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Take off contaminated clothing.

● Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes.

● Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.



Advantage Household Fogger Caution

Harmful if absorbed through skin. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Prolonged or frequently repeated skin contact may cause allergic reactions in some individuals. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.


Contents under pressure. Do not use or store near heat or open flame. Do not puncture or incinerate container. Exposure to temperatures above 130°F may cause bursting. This product contains a highly flammable ingredient. It may cause a fire or explosion if not used properly. Follow the Directions for Use on this label very carefully.


IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Take off contaminated clothing.

● Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes.

● Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.

Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor or going for treatment. For additional information on this pesticide product (including health concerns, medical emergencies, or pesticide concerns), you may call 1-888-740-8712.

Advantage® Household Fogger contains a combination of ingredients that kills both adult and hatching fleas. Kills hatching fleas before they grow up to bite. Nylar®, the insect growth regulator in this fogger, continues to kill hatching fleas and hatching eggs for 7 months by preventing their development into adults. The fogger reaches fleas and other listed insects hidden in carpets, rugs, drapes, upholstery, pet bedding, floor cracks and open cabinets. Occasionally adult fleas may be present in treated areas when reintroduced from infested animals.

To protect your pet against and to minimize reintroduction of adult fleas from outdoors, use EPA registered flea and tick products, Advantage® Treatment Spray for Dogs or Advantage® Treatment Spray for Cats and Advantage® Treatment Shampoo for Dogs or Advantage® Treatment Shampoo for Cats, in conjunction with this application and prior to re-entry. As part of a complete flea control program, use EPA registered Advantage® Household Spot & Crevice Spray, Advantage® Carpet & Upholstery Spot Spray, and Advantage® Yard & Premise Spray.

Kills the following listed insects: Cockroaches, Smokey Brown Cockroaches, Brown Banded Cockroaches, Asian Cockroaches, German Cockroaches, American Cockroaches, Australian Cockroaches, Waterbugs, Palmetto Bugs, Granary Insects, Flat Grain Beetles, Cadelles, Rice Weevils, Flour Beetles, Cigarette Beetles, Drugstore Beetles, Lesser Grain Borers, Merchant Grain Beetles, Saw-toothed Grain Beetles, Grain Weevils, Warehouse Beetles, Red Flour Beetles, Sowbugs, Millipedes, Beetles, Ground Beetles, Elm Leaf Beetles, Boxelder Bugs, Earwigs, Lice, Pillbugs, Clover Mites, Carpet Beetles (Trogoderma), Midges, Flies, Gnats, Cluster Flies, Mosquitoes, Sciarid Flies, Firebrats, Silverfish, Booklice, Bedbugs, Wood Borers (exposed stages), Grain Mites, Fleas (adults, larvae, eggs), Ticks that may carry and transmit Lyme Disease, Brown Dog Ticks, Lone Star Ticks, Deer Ticks, Other Ixodid Species, American Dog Ticks, Gulf Coast Ticks, Foraging Ants, Carpenter Ants, Centipedes, Flying Moths, Almond Moths, Chocolate Moths, Tobacco Moths, Indian Meal Moths, Indian Mealworms, Angoumois Grain Moths, Hornets, Carpenter Bees, Wasps, Yellow Jackets, Cheese Mites.

For use indoors in: Apartments, Attics, Basements, Boats, Cabins, Closed Porches, Condominiums, Garages, Homes, Kitchens, Pet Sleeping Areas, Rooms.

Directions For Use

It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.



Apply this product only as specified on this label. • Do not contaminate food or feedstuffs. • THIS PRODUCT IS FOR INDOOR RESIDENTIAL USE ONLY. • Do not use in aircraft cabins. • For use only when building has been vacated by human beings and pets. • Do not apply this product in a way that will contact workers or other persons, either directly or through drift. Only protected handlers may be in the treated area during application. • Do not remain in treated area. Exit area immediately and remain outside the treated area until aerosols, vapors, and/or mists have dispersed. Wait two (2) hours after application, and then open windows, vents and doors for two (2) hours. If an odor is still detected, additional ventilation is required. • Do not use in food areas of food handling establishments, restaurants, or other areas where food is commercially prepared or processed. Do not use in serving areas while food is exposed or facility is operating. Serving areas are areas where food is served, such as dining rooms, but excluding areas where foods may be prepared or held. Prior to space spray applications, cover or remove food, and cover food processing surfaces or clean after treatment and before use. Do not apply more than 1 time per day. • Remove pets, birds, and cover fish aquariums before use.

TO USE THIS PRODUCT CORRECTLY: One canister of fogger will treat a room up to 16 ft x 16 ft with an 8 ft ceiling or 2,000 cubic ft of unobstructed space.

DO NOT use more than one fogger per room. DO NOT use in small, enclosed spaces such as closets, cabinets, or under counters or tables. DO NOT use in a room 5 ft x 5 ft or smaller; instead, allow fog to enter from other rooms. Use of a fogger in an enclosed space may cause the product to explode, resulting in injury to people or damage to property.

BEFORE YOU FOG: Remove or cover exposed food and drinking water before application. Remove or cover dishes, utensils, food processing equipment, and food preparation surfaces, or wash them before use. Remove pets and birds, cover and turn off fish aquariums before activating canister. Shut off all exhaust fans and close all windows, doors, and ventilators.

Turn off ALL ignition sources such as pilot lights (shut off gas valves), other open flames or running electrical appliances that cycle off and on (i.e., refrigerators, thermostats, etc.). Call your gas utility or management company if you need assistance with your pilot lights. Cover wood floors and wood furniture in the immediate area around fogger with newspapers or a drop cloth. Open cabinets, cupboards, drawers, closets, and doors in areas to be treated. Place a chair, small table, or stand in the center of the room to be treated and cover with newspaper. For best results, treat all infested areas. Fill out and place hang-tag on the door to the treated area to alert family and others with access to the treated area not to enter for two (2) hours.

TO START FOGGING: SHAKE WELL BEFORE USE. KEEP CONTAINER UPRIGHT. Immediately before activating canister, complete the door hang-tag by filling in the time and date to instruct people not to enter the treated area for at least two (2) hours following the time of activation. Hang the tag on the door to the entrance. Point the canister away from face and eyes when releasing (canister sprays straight up). To lock valve in open position for automatic discharge, press valve button down firmly, until it snaps into place. Once the canister has been activated, place the canister on the chair, small table, or stand (that is covered by newspaper) in the center of the room to be treated.

DO NOT remain in treated area. Vacate the treated house, individual apartment unit, or other structure immediately.

Do Not Re-enter For 2 Hours

AIRING OUT: Wait two (2) hours after application, then open windows, vents, and doors for two (2) hours. If an odor is still detectable, additional ventilation is required.

For more effective control of storage pests and Cockroaches, open all cupboard doors and drawers for better penetration of fog. Remove all infested foodstuffs and dispose of in outdoor trash. For flea and tick control, thoroughly vacuum all carpeting, upholstered furniture, along baseboards, under furniture and in closets. Put vacuum bag into a sack and dispose of in outside trash. Mop all hard floor surfaces.


Do not contaminate water, food, or feed by storage and disposal.

Pesticide Storage: Store this product in a cool, dry (preferably locked) place away from heat or open flame, and in an area that is inaccessible to children and animals.

Container Disposal: Do Not Puncture or Incinerate!

If empty: Place in trash or offer for recycling if available.

If partly filled: Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions.

IMPORTANT: Read the entire Directions for Use, Conditions of Sale and Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability before using this product.

CONDITIONS OF SALE: The directions for use of this product have been determined to be appropriate for the correct use of this product. This product has been tested under different environmental conditions similar to those that are ordinary and customary where the product is to be used. Insufficient control of pests or plant injury may result from the occurrence of extraordinary or unusual conditions, or from failure to follow label directions. In addition, failure to follow label directions may cause injury to animals, man and damage to the environment. Manufacturer and Seller offer, and the buyer accepts and uses, this product subject to the conditions that extraordinary or unusual environmental conditions, or failure to follow label directions are beyond the control of Manufacturer and Seller and are, therefore, the responsibility of the buyer.


Manufacturer and Seller warrant that this material conforms to the chemical description on the label. TO THE EXTENT CONSISTENT WITH APPLICABLE LAW, MANUFACTURER AND SELLER MAKE NO OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, INCLUDING ANY OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY, and no agent of Manufacturer or Seller is authorized to do so except in writing with a specific reference to this warranty. Any damages arising from a breach of this warranty shall be limited to direct damages and shall not include consequential commercial damages such as loss of profits or values, etc.

How Supplied

2oz (57g)

EPA Reg. No. 1021-1674-11556

Distributed by Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division, P.O. Box 390, Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66201 USA

For consumer questions, call 1-855-886-7970.

Bayer HealthCare LLC.

Bayer, the Bayer Cross and Advantage are registered trademarks of Bayer.

Nylar and MGK are registered trademarks of McLaughlin Gormley King Company.

Regulations for product use are established by country. Information contained on this site pertains only to the United States of America, and is not intended to provide adequate information for product use. Before using or dispensing any product, read and carefully observe the label directions.

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