Advance Cockroach Gel Bait provides the quickest kill of leading cockroach baits. Advance killed 50% of the adult German cockroaches in the first 4 hours. Other competitive roach bait formulations required 3 to 4 times longer to kill 50% of the German cockroaches.
Listed as a subclass of neonicotinoid chemicals, it has no known resistance and is non-repellant. Advance Cockroach Gel Bait also has a new bait matrix for fast acceptance. The unique attractants in the bait matrix are attractive to both gelaverse and non-gel-averse roaches.
Advance Cockroach Gel Bait’s active ingredient, dinotefuran, is a fast-acting, broad-spectrum insecticide that works through contact and ingestion. Dinotefuran is a nicotinic receptor agonist that interferes with sodium ion flow and disrupts the insect’s nervous system.
Advance Cockroach Gel Bait has Reduced Risk status for German Cockroach Control.
The active ingredient in Advance Cockroach Gel Bait, dinotefuran, was granted both organophosphorus alternative and reduced risk status for public health use by the EPA. Public health pests are capable of spreading human disease or otherwise impacting human health. For example, the German cockroach has been linked to asthma and can contaminate food and eating utensils.