Tempo Ultra WP is a pyrethroid-based insecticide that is highly effective at controlling a broad range of insect pests, especially those found on turf and landscape ornamentals. Tempo Ultra WP provides a fast knockdown and kill and leaves a residual that keeps killing insects for up to 30 days. Tempo WP has a no odor and leaves a clear, almost invisible residue.
Commercial Use Only
|Active Ingredient:||Cyfluthrin - 10%|
|Target pests:||Ants (except Pharaoh), Carpenter Ants, Fire Ants, Bedbugs, Beetles, Carpet beetles, Centipedes, Clothes moths, Cluster flies, Cockroaches, Crickets, Earwigs, Fleas, Fruit Flies, Millipedes, Silverfish, Spiders, Flies, Gnats, Hornets, Midges, Moths, Wasps, Yellow jackets and others
* See label for complete list
|For use in:||Commercial & Residential Indoors & Outdoors: Homes, Office Buildings, Warehouses, Outdoor Perimeters, Lawns, Landscaping Ornamental Plants, Shrubs & Trees and others
* See label for complete list
|Application:||10 g (2 scoops) - 20 g (4 scoops) per gallon of water
* See label for complete application instructions
|Yield:||Makes 21 to 42 gallons of solution|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||AK, CT, NY, SC, VT|
|Coverage Area:||Treats up to 84,000 sq. ft. Outdoors|
|Shipping Weight:||1.20 lbs|
How Tempo Ultra WP Works
Tempo Ultra WP is a wettable powder concentrate that is mixed with water and applied with a sprayer. Once applied according to the label directions, Tempo Ultra WP dries and leaves a residual of active ingredient for pests to contact for 30 to 90 days. The active ingredient in Tempo Ultra WP is Cyfluthrin, a synthetic pyrethroid that attacks the central nervous system of target pests. Though Tempo Ultra WP is tough on insects, it is very gentle on people and pets when used correctly.
A wide variety of crawling, flying, and wood-infesting pests for indoor and outdoor applications, as well as insect pests of trees, landscape ornamentals, and residential and commercial lawns; general household pests, pantry and stored product pests, and food processing pests.
INSECTS CONTROLLED: ambrosia beetles, ants (except pharaoh), aphids, armyworms, azalea caterpillars, bagworms, bedbugs, bees, beetles, black vine weevil, black turfgrass ataenius, bluegrass billbug, boxelder bugs, bristly rose slugs, budworms, cadelle beetles, California oakworms, cankerworms, carpet beetles, carpenter ants, carpenter bees, casebearers, centipedes, chinch bugs, chiggers, cigarette beetles, clothes moths, clover mites, cluster fly, cockroaches, confused flour beetles, crickets, cutworms, darkling beetles, deathwatch beetles, dermestid beetles, drugstore beetles, earwigs, elm leaf beetle, elm spanworms, false powderpost beetles, fire ants, firebrats, fleas, flea beetles, flies, fruit flies, fungus gnats, gnats, granary weevils, grasshoppers, ground beetles, gypsy moth larvae, hide beetles, hornets, hyperodes weevil, indian meal moths, Japanese beetles, june beetles, lace bugs, larder beetles, leaf-feeding caterpillars, leaf skeletonizers, leather beetles, lesser grain borers, lesser mealworms, mealworms, mealybugs, Mediterranean flour moths, merchant grain, midges, millipedes, mole crickets, mosquitoes, moths, old house borers, oleander moth larvae, orchid weevil, pear psylla, peppertree psyllid, phorid flies, pillbugs, pine shoot moths, pine tip moths, plant bugs, powderpost beetles, red flour beetles, redhumped caterpillars, rice weevils, sawfly larvae, sawtoothed grain beetles, scale insects, sciarid flies, scorpions, silverfish, sod webworms, sowbugs, spiders, spittlebugs, striped cucumber beetles, striped oakworms, tent caterpillars, thrips, ticks, tussock moth larvae, walnut caterpillars, wasps, webworms, whiteflies, termites (above ground subterranean, formosan, and drywood), warehouse beetles, yellow jackets, yellownecked caterpillars
Tempo Ultra WP is a superior choice among outdoor perimeter treatments because of its rapid knockdown of a broad spectrum of insects. Equally effective at controlling structural, ornamental and turf bugs, Tempo can also be used in food-handling establishments.
Tempo Ultra WP leaves a white powdery film that may be visible on darker surfaces. For applications where this is a concern, consider using a liquid concentrate, such as Tempo SC Ultra.
To mix Tempo Ultra WP: Fill sprayer tank ½ full with water. Add appropriate amount of Tempo Ultra WP, then allow 1-2 minutes for product to dissolve. Stir, agitate, or shake applicator tank to mix. Finish filling applicator tank with water and agitate again before use. If tank rests for 30 minutes or more, agitate again to ensure adequate mixing and proper application.
Use Tempo Ultra WP as a general surface, spot, mist, or crack and crevice treatment in and around buildings and structures, or as a broadcast application to turf and foliar application to ornamental plants.
- Reapply after 7 to 10 days as needed. For turf, do not apply more than 6 times per year.
- 1 Tempo Ultra 420 gram jar yields about 21-42 gallons. (Enough to treat the average home and a lawn 5-10 times)
- 1 Tempo Ultra 420 g jar treats up to 84,000 square feet outdoors
Standard Application Dilution rates / Mixing Ratios for Tempo Ultra WP:
- 2 scoops (10 g)/gal. of water – 0.025% -- maintenance or prevention, more frequent applications; turf pests
- 4 scoops (20 g)/gal. of water – 0.05% - severe infestations, faster knockdown, longer residual; bees, wasps, yellow jackets, hornets; wood-infesting pests; fire ants
- For turf pests – Use 1-2 scoops (5-10 g)/1,000 square feet or 7.7-15.4 oz. per acre
- High volume applications for ornamental pests – Use 55 to 190 g/100 gal. of water
Use in the Following Areas:
Apply where pests have been seen or found, or can find shelter in and around buildings and structures; on residential, commercial and recreational areas of turf; on ornamentals in landscapes and interior plantscapes; including, but not limited to, apartment buildings, bakeries, bottling facilities, breweries, buses, cafeterias, candy plants, cereal processing and manufacturing plants, frozen food plants, grain mills, granaries, non-commercial greenhouses, hospitals, hotels, houses, industrial buildings, kitchens, laboratories, livestock housing, pet kennels, manufacturing establishments, mausoleums, meat and produce canneries, nursing homes, pickle factories, poultry houses, processing and packing plants, restaurants, schools, spice plants, stores, warehouses, wineries, transportation vessels (such as aircraft, buses, trucks, trailers, rail cars, marine vessels; food/feed and non-food areas of food and feed handling establishments; landscape and recreational turfgrass such as home lawns, airports, cemeteries, parks, playgrounds, recreational fields, athletic fields, and institutional grounds; trees, shrubs, foliage plants and flowers in outdoor landscaped areas and interior plantscapes
Use 10-20 grams of Tempo (measuring scoop is included) per gallon of water in a hand sprayer. Use the higher concentration (20 grams) for severe infestations, faster knockdown and longer residual and also for control of bees, wasps, yellow jackets and hornets. Apply spray onto baseboards, window frames, door frames, and cracks and crevices where insects are known to harbor (such as under the refrigerator, sink, cabinets, or stove, around pipes, etc.). You may also spot treat floor areas under furniture or in closets and storage areas. Do NOT treat entire floor area. Do NOT use as a space spray.
- Reapply every 7 to 10-days if needed. Tempo Ultra WP will last up to 90 days indoors.
Pantry and stored product pests – Clean area before treating. Remove and destroy infested food. Discard food accidentally contaminated with spray. For cupboards, sheling, or food storage areas: remove utensils, exposed food, shelf paper, and other items before spraying. When dried, cover shelves with clean paper before replacing items.
Use 10-20 grams of Tempo (measuring scoop is included) per gallon of water in a hand sprayer. Use the higher concentration (20grams) for severe infestations, faster knockdown and longer residual and also for control of bees, wasps, yellow jackets and hornets. Apply spray in a 3 ft wide band around the base of structure and also around door frames, window frames and soffits. Spray a band 3-10 ft wide around the structure on the ground. Spray cracks and crevices around foundation where insects may harbor.
Cluster Flies and similar over-wintering pests – Treat in late summer or fall, just before flies begin looking for winter shelter. Spray siding, eaves, around windows and doors, window screens and attics. To help reduce infestations, treat cracks and crevices, attics and other indoor winter hiding places. Note: Pests may appear during warm winter spells, while snow is still on the ground.
Scorpions – Treat around piles of firewood and other areas where scorpions may hide. When possible, remove piles of materials that can harbor pests. Apply a perimeter treatment.
Turf and ornamental pests – Use an accurately calibrated sprayer. Apply uniformly. Apply when pests first appear. Reapply as needed based on pest reinfestation. Do not treat more than 6 times per years. Consult your Cooperative Extension for specific timing in your area.
- Low odor
- Quick knockdown and residual control.
- No phytotoxicity on a wide range of ornamentals.
- Easy to measure with enclosed scoop.
- Broad and comprehensive label of pests and locations make for a versatile product.
- Pet safe when used correctly.
- Tempo Ultra WP may be tank mixed with other pesticides registered for similar uses.
- Tempo Ultra WP may be used as a foam for treating structural voids.
- May be used in food and non-food areas of food handling establishments.
Extra Tips for Using
- Upon standing without agitation for more than 1 hr., the applicator tank should be agitated, stirred or shaken again to achieve satisfactory suspension.
- Make up only amount of application volume as required.
- Tempo Ultra WP should not be applied with oil.
- Do not use Tempo Ultra WP as a space spray or with equipment such as misters, foggers, or aerosol equipment. The product will clog or damage the equipment and is not labeled for this use.
- Store out of direct sunlight and extreme temperatures for maximum shelf life of 3+ years.