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Tempo 1% Dust Insecticide

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Tempo 1% Dust Insecticide

This treatment applies to the following species:

1% Dust Insecticide

Company: Bayer Animal Health

For crawling and flying insect pests in poultry and livestock facilities.

Controls exposed adults and immature stages of beetles

Provides effective knockdown and residual control

Ready-to-use dust formulation


Cyfluthrin (CAS No. 68359-37-5)






STOP - Read The Label Before Use

Keep Out of Reach of Children

Tempo 1% Dust Insecticide Caution

● For use in and around poultry houses

● Apply using hand or power dusters or other suitable equipment

● Apply lightly and uniformly

Controls: Ants, beetles, fire ants, spiders, and other listed pests

Where to use: Floors, walls, cracks, crevices, wall voids, and around window and door frames

When to use: To control crawling and flying pests

How much to use: 0.5 to 1 pound per 1,000 sq. ft.

PRECAUCIÓN AL USUARIO: Si usted no puede leer o entender inglés, no use este producto hasta que la etiqueta le haya sido explicada ampliamente.

(TO THE USER: If you cannot read or understand English, do not use this product until the label has been fully explained to you.)

Precautionary Statements


Tempo 1% Dust Insecticide Caution

Causes moderate eye irritation. Harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Avoid breathing dust. If clothing becomes contaminated, remove and wash before reuse. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm water after handling. Keep out of reach of children. Do not contaminate feed or food.

SYMPTOMS OF POISONING: In case of poisoning, call physician or Poison Control Center immediately. Have the patient lie down and keep quiet.



● Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye.

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


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

● Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow.

● Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control center or doctor.

● Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.


● Take off contaminated clothing.

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

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


● Move person to fresh air.

● If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth if possible.

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

Note to Physician: No specific antidote is available. Treat the patient symptomatically.

HOTLINE NUMBER: Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment. For emergency medical treatment information call 1-800-422-9874. For customer service or to obtain product information, including the MSDS, call 1-800-633-3796.

Environmental Hazards

This pesticide is toxic to fish. Do not apply directly to water, or to areas where surface water is present or to intertidal areas below the mean high water mark. Cover or remove any fish or aquatic organism tank within structures being treated. Disconnect any air supply sources to such tanks before applications are made and reconnect after any possibility of contamination has passed. Apply this product only as specified on this label.

Storage And Disposal

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

Pesticide Disposal: Pesticide wastes are hazardous. Improper disposal of excess pesticide is a violation of Federal law. If these wastes cannot be disposed of by use according to label instructions, contact your State Pesticide or Environmental Control Agency or the Hazardous Waste representative at the nearest EPA Regional Office for guidance.

Container Disposal: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Do not use container in connection with food, feed, or drinking water. Completely empty container into application equipment. Offer for recycling or reconditioning, if available, or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or incineration, or if allowed by state and local authorities, by burning. If burned, stay out of smoke.

Pesticide Storage: Store in cool, dry place and in such a manner as to prevent cross contamination with other pesticides, fertilizers, food and feed. Store in original containers and out of reach of children, preferably in a locked storage area.

Handle and open container in a manner as to prevent spillage. If the container is leaking or material is spilled for any reason or cause, carefully sweep material into a pile. Refer to Precautionary Statements on label for hazards associated with the handling of this material. Do not walk through spilled material. Dispose of pesticide as directed above. In spill or leak incidents, keep unauthorized people away.

Directions For Use

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

IMPORTANT: Read these entire Directions for Use and Conditions of Sale before using TEMPO® 1% Dust Insecticide.

Do not formulate this product into other end use products.

General Information

TEMPO® 1% Dust Insecticide is a ready-to-use insecticide dust which provides effective knockdown and residual control of the pests listed on this label.

TEMPO® 1% Dust Insecticide is for pest control in and around livestock and poultry housing facilities. Permitted areas of use include, but are not limited to, livestock housing structures, poultry houses, swine houses, cattle barns, horse stables and pet kennels.

Do not use in food/feed handling establishments, restaurants or other areas where food/feed is prepared or processed.

Indoor Pests

Apply dust using hand or power dusters or other suitable equipment. Apply lightly and uniformly to infested areas. Pay particular attention to floors, walls and bedding, as well as cracks and crevices; wall voids and around window and door frames. Apply 0.5 to 1 pound of TEMPO® 1% Dust Insecticide per thousand square feet. Do not make applications of TEMPO® 1% Dust when animals are present in area of facility to be treated. Do not apply directly to animal feedstuffs or watering equipment. Repeat treatments as necessary to maintain adequate control.

TEMPO® 1% Dust Insecticide controls the following indoor pests: ants (except pharaoh), bedbugs, beetles (exposed adults & immature stages), fire ants, moths, spiders, wasps and yellow-jackets.

Outdoor Pests

Wasps and Bees: It is advisable to treat wasp and bee nests in the evening when insects are less active and have returned to the nest. Wear protective clothing if deemed necessary to avoid stings. Using hand-held or power duster or other suitable means, with extension tubes if necessary, thoroughly dust nest and entrance and surrounding areas where insects alight. To treat nests in wall voids, drill a hole in the area, dust entrance and surrounding areas. For best results check nests carefully one or two days after treatment to ensure a complete kill, then remove and destroy nest to prevent emergence of newly-hatched insects. If removal is not feasible, retreat the nest, if necessary.

Conditions of Sale: The directions on this label are believed to be adequate and must be followed carefully. This product has been tested under different environmental conditions similar to those that are ordinary and customary for use of the product. However, it is impossible to eliminate all risks associated with the use of this product. Failure to follow label directions may cause injury to animals, humans and damage to the environment. Insufficient control of pests, injury or other unintended consequences may result because of such factors as weather conditions, presence of other materials, or the manner of use or application, all of which are beyond the control of Bayer HealthCare LLC. To the extent consistent with applicable law, all such risks shall be assumed by the user or buyer.

Limited Warranty and Limitation of Damages: Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division warrants that this material conforms to the chemical description on the label. TO THE EXTENT CONSISTENT WITH APPLICABLE LAW, BAYER MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF MERCHANTABILITY OR OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR OTHERWISE, THAT EXTEND BEYOND THE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS LABEL, and no agent of Bayer is authorized to make or modify any warranties beyond those contained herein. Any damages arising from breach of this warranty shall be limited to direct damages and shall not include special, incidental or consequential damages resulting from the use of handling of this product.

EPA Reg. No. 11556-136

How Supplied

4 x 10 Pounds (4.50 kg)

Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division, P.O. Box 390, Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66201, U.S.A.

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