Raid Fumigator Directions

The Raid Fumigator penetrates cracks, crevices and beneath and behind appliances to kill 18 kinds of insects including roaches, spiders, flies and fleas. The Fumigator uses chemical reaction to create a dry fog that spreads and penetrates more efficiently that aerosol-type foggers without leaving surfaces oily or sticky with residue. One can of fumigator treats a room up to 16 feet by 20 feet.

Preparation

Step 1

Open cabinets, closets, drawers and cupboards in the room being treated.

Step 2

Remove or cover all exposed food, food preparation utensils, dishes and surfaces where food is prepared.

Step 3

Take pets and house plants out of the room. Remove or cover any fish tanks. Turn off air flow pumps in aquariums.

Step 4

Shut outside doors and windows. Turn off air conditioners and fans. Temporarily disable your smoke alarms.

Fumigation

Step 1

Grasp the foil tab on the plastic cup containing the fumigator can and peel off the foil. Take the metal can out of the cup.

Step 2

Fill the cup with water up to the line inside it. Put the cup on the floor in the center of the room.

Step 3

Place the metal fumigator can in the cup. Fumigation will begin in one to two minutes.

Step 4

Leave the room and keep all doors and windows closed for three hours.

After Fumigation

Step 1

Open all doors and windows.

Step 2

Allow the room to ventilate for 30 minutes before reoccupying.

Step 3

Reactivate all smoke alarms. Turn on aquarium air pumps.


Gus Stephens

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