Is Sevin dust harmful to humans?

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If used indoors, Sevin Dust powder could be accidentally inhaled by people or pets. Exposure to carbaryl could cause dizziness, weakness, slurred speech, nausea and vomiting. Poisoning from this pesticide may cause seizures, fluid in the lungs or reduced heart and lung function.

Sevin dust will remain effective for up to three months after the initial application. Still, remember that contact with water or being washed away by sprinklers or rain will either weaken or eliminate its intended effects.

Sevin® Sulfur Dust can be used as a dust or spray and does not harm plants or blooms on listed plants, including roses, flowers, citrus trees, fruits, vegetables, shrubs, and trees.

Shake the bottle, adjust the nozzle to the narrow fan spray setting, hold sprayer 1 foot from the plant, and spray to kill insects. This ready-to-use spray is specially formulated to protect lawns, vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs, and other outdoor plants and surfaces, while killing over 130 listed insects.

This Sevin spray is a non-systemic insecticide that can be used on vegetables in the garden. Sevin dust is systemic. The spray kills insects without soaking through the skins of the vegetables. Its’ manufacturer still recommends rinsing vegetables before consumption to remove any remaining insecticide particulates.

Skin that becomes contaminated with carbaryl should be promptly washed or showered with soap or mild detergent and water to remove any carbaryl. Eating and smoking should not be permitted in areas where solid carbaryl is handled, processed, or stored.

Answer: As long as the Sevin application has had about 24 hours to dry before rain fall occurs the application should not wash off of the treated area. 573 of 595 people found this answer helpful.

Sevin® pesticides are registered for outdoor application only and should not be applied indoors, on bedding, on pets, or in vehicles.

Use Sevin® Insect Killer Granules at the first signs of unwelcome insect activity or damage. Apply the granules in early morning or evening when winds are calm and no rain is forecast for at least 24 hours.

Sevin Dust is a highly toxic insecticide that you should never use on your dog. The insecticide is an effective poison due to the synthetic chemical called carbaryl. Carbaryl attacks an insect’s nervous system until it dies by entering its body through physical contact, inhalation, or ingestion.

Answer: Yes, Sevin Dust can be used on tomatoes for various insects. This product is only labeled to be used up to 7 times a year. Wait at least 3 days before harvest.

Answer: Sevin Concentrate is labeled for mosquitoes and can be sprayed in areas where mosquitoes are. This product is mainly used for certain edibles, flowers, bushes, etc. We would recommend using Talstar P if you are wanting a broadcast spray on your lawn.

Answer: No, Sevin Dust 5% should not be mixed with water.

A: Sevin should be used only on items such as plants, trees, soil, and lawns (granules and dust products only). Any man-made material should not be sprayed with Sevin.

As long as the Sevin application has had about 24 hours to dry before rain fall occurs the application should not wash off of the treated area.

Sevin liquid products have relatively short PHIs; it’s why some gardeners consider them among the best insecticides for vegetable gardens. You can safely harvest and eat many fruits and vegetables just one day after applying Sevin liquid insecticide.

Answer: Sevin Dust 5% can be applied as needed but no more than as listed on the product label for the treated vegetable which ranges from 4 to 7 max applications a year.

 

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