Optigard® Termite Liquid for the control of termites Optigard ® Termite Liquid is a highly active non-repellent insecticide with excellent mammalian and environmental profiles. It can be used for the control of subterranean termites applied as pre-construction and post construction application at the recommended label rates by certified pest control operators.
Hazard Indicator Species Optigard Termite Liquid Oral LD50 Rat >5,000 mg/kg body weight (Practically Non-Toxic) Dermal LD50 Rat >5,050 mg/kg body weight (Practically Non-Toxic) Inhalation LC 50 (4h) Rat 2670 mg/m³ (Practically Non-Toxic) Eye Irritation Rabbit Minimally irritating Skin Irritation Rabbit Slightly irritating Skin Sensitization Guinea pig Not a sensitizing Thiamethoxam and its formulations have low acute toxicity to mammals by oral, dermal and inhalation routes of exposure. Skin and eye irritation studies indicate that thiamethoxam is not mutagenic, teratogenic, neurotixic, or a developmental toxicant. Toxicity studies have demonstrated a wide margin of safety to humans when applied following the label’s directions for use and rates.