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Rain and sunlight will breakdown the chemical and the residual effectiveness of the product. If you notice insects around treated areas, re-apply Raid Max® Bug Barrier to maintain peak protection, but not more than once per week.




To treat severe ant problems, follow these steps:

1. Eliminate any food and water that could be attracting ants into your home.

2. Clean up food crumbs and beverage spills.

3. Keep packaged foods in tightly sealed containers.

4. Store vegetable oils and fats in the refrigerator.

5. Dry out tubs and sinks after use.

6. Place Raid® Ant Gel where ant activity is seen inside the home, especially on ant trails. Apply the gel in multiple spots (about the size of a pea) along the trail. Rather than act as traps to catch ants, the gel is a bait that ants feed on, then bring back to the colony as food. By sharing the bait with the queen and other ants, those ants will help to kill the entire colony. For this reason, let ants travel freely to and from the bait.

7. Spray Raid® Ant and Roach in areas where ants are entering and along ant rails. Do not spray over the top of any Raid® Ant Gel that has been applied. Spraying on top of the Raid® Ant Gel will make the gel unappealing to the ants.

NOTE: Keep on the lookout for renewed ant activity after your initial treatment. Re-treat problem areas promptly, following the six steps mentioned above. When using ant baits or ant gel, be sure you do not place them on areas that have been sprayed with Raid® Ant & Roach Killer. Ants traveling over sprayed areas will die before they have a chance to bring the Raid® Ant Gel back to the colony.




This varies with humidity and the amount applied but surfaces can be touched as soon as the spray is dry to the touch. Always read label instructions on how to apply.


What is Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer?

No! This product is not labeled for pet or human applications


What is Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer?

You should ventilate the room after treatment. Allow the spray to dry before touching.


What is Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer?

When the spray has dried, you may walk on the rug.


What is Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer?

No, but not everyone has the same sense of smell. If you can still smell the product after it has dried, then ventilate the room with fresh air.


What is Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer?

It would be rare to find bed bugs over the entire carpet. You should be looking for the spots where bed bugs will most likely be hiding. When spraying a carpet, concentrate on spot treatments near the bed and furniture, drapery, dressers, etc., and not the whole carpet.


What is Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer?

Raid Max® Spider Scorpion is an easy to use, highly effective insecticide that kills Black Widow Spiders, Scorpions and many other common household insects on contact.


What insects does Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer kill?

Raid Max® Spider & Scorpion Killer kills Ants, Black Widow Spiders, Household Spiders, Roaches and Scorpions on contact.


Can Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer be used both indoors and outdoors?

Yes! Raid Max® Spider & Scorpion Killer can be used indoors and outdoors. When looking to treat outdoors, we recommend spraying in areas where water is unable to wash the product away. Also try to target areas where spiders hide (under eaves, near porch lights, where you see webs, etc.).


Is Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer a residual product?

Raid Max® Spider & Scorpion Killer’s residual action kills ants and roaches for up to 12 weeks when sprayed on non-porous surfaces.

Raid Max® Spider & Scorpion Killer provides no residual effect when used on Black Widow Spiders, other household spiders and Scorpions. These insects must be hit directly with the spray to be killed.


How do I use Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer?

Shake well before each use. Hold container upright. Point spray opening toward surface to be sprayed and press button firmly. Hold about 12" from surface being sprayed. Spray until surfaces are wet, but not to the point of run-off.


What are the active ingredients in Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer?

The active ingredients in Raid Max® Spider & Scorpion Killer are Imiprothrin and Deltamethrin.


How do I clean surfaces that have been sprayed by Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer?

Surfaces that have been in contact with Raid Max® Spider & Scorpion Killer can be washed off with soap and warm water.


Should I be concerned about my pets coming in contact with areas where Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer was used?

Raid Max® Spider & Scorpion Killer should not be sprayed on pets. Avoid spraying fish aquariums by covering with a plastic bag or aluminum foil and turn off aerator. Remove pets from area being treated. Pets can be returned to area after ventilation and when surfaces are dry.


Is Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Spider & Scorpion Killer safe for humans?

When using Raid Max® Spider & Scorpion Killer, avoid contact with skin or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Provide adequate ventilation of the area being sprayed and keep out of reach of children. Always use pesticides in accordance with their packaging instructions.


What is Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Bug Barrier with Reusable Auto Trigger?

Raid Max® Bug Barrier with Reusable Auto Trigger is a bug killer with a battery operated trigger that releases a continuous, evenly dispersed spray by holding down the trigger.  The auto trigger is designed to reduce hand fatigue.  The 30 oz., ½ Gallon and Gallon size starters have refills available.


How do I use Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Bug Barrier with Reusable Auto Trigger?

The Reusable Auto Trigger is purchased with a clear tab securing it in the lock position. Remove the clear tab from the lock switch and discard. Place the switch in the unlock position. Squeeze and hold the trigger for continuous spray.


What insects does Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Bug Barrier kill?

Ants, Boxelder Bugs, Centipedes, Cockroaches (including Asian and German), Crickets, Dermestids, Firebrats, Fleas, Gnats, Ground Beetles, Houseflies, Mole Crickets, Mosquitoes, Palmetto Bugs, Pillbugs, Scorpions, Silverfish, Small Flying Moths, Sowbugs, Spiders, Ticks and Waterbugs.


How long will the batteries last?

Battery life will vary based on usage; however, at full pressure, the approximate battery life is:
   5 bottles for the 30oz. bottle
   2.5 bottles for the ½ Gallon bottle
   1.2 bottles for the Gallon bottle


How quickly do the Reusable Auto Trigger dispense product?

Using continuous pressure, the Reusable Auto Trigger will discharge in approximately:
   4.5 minutes for the 30 oz bottle
   15 minutes for the ½ gallon bottle
   30 minutes for the gallon bottle


What is the approximate coverage area?

   30oz = 300 Linear Feet
   ½ Gallon = 1000 Linear Feet
   Gallon = 2000 Linear Feet


What is the active ingredient in Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Bug Barrier?

Deltamethrin, which provides up to 12 month residual activity on German Cockroaches.


Are the triggers interchangeable?

No.  The ½ gallon/gallon trigger assembly is specifically designed for the ½ gallon/gallon refills.  Meanwhile, the 30 oz. trigger assembly is specifically designed for the 30 oz. refills.

Triggers cannot be used on other products either; the trigger head is mated up with the bottle using a patented lock & key mechanism that ensures the right head is used with the right refill so that there is no cross-contamination of formulas.


Are the bottles/triggers recyclable?

The bottles are recyclable (HDPE #2).  The triggers are not recyclable but are reusable with the correct refills.


How long is the hose on the gallon sprayer?

Approximately 2 ½ feet long


Can I use Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Bug Barrier around children and pets?

As with all insecticide treatments it is suggested to have children and pets leave the room and return once the application has dried.


If it rains will I need to immediately re-apply?

Weather & sunlight will breakdown the chemical & the residual effectiveness so re-application may be necessary to maintain peak protection.


Does Bug Barrier have the same quick kill as regular Raid<sup>®</sup> Ant & Roach Killer?

No, Bug Barrier will not kill as quickly as regular Raid® Ant & Roach Killer. The Bug Barrier formulation is focused on residual/barrier treatment.


Does this product have a chemical odor?

This product leaves no odor.


Are there surfaces that should be avoided when using this product?

Edible crops
Electrical outlets
Commercial food handling establishments, restaurants or other places where food is commercially prepared or processed


Where can I find Raid Max<sup>®</sup> Bug Barrier with Reusable Auto Trigger?

Raid Max® Bug Barrier with Reusable Auto Trigger can be found in your local supermarket, drug store or mass merchandise store, next to your other favorite Raid® Products.  In some instances, Raid Max® Bug Barrier may be found in the Lawn & Garden section.


What's the best way to kill roaches?

The best way to kill roaches is to establish a regular roach-control program. We suggest this three-step system:

1. Spray Raid Max ® Roach & Ant Killer directly on roaches and in places where they may be hiding and breeding (such as cracks or crevices, under furniture or sinks, and in drawers).

2. After spraying, fog heavily infested areas with a whole room treatment, such as Raid Max ® Concentrated DEEP REACH ™ Fogger. Wait for the appropriate airing-out time, then sweep or vacuum up dead and dying insects and dispose of them in the trash outside.

3. Use baits. Place Raid ® Double Control Small Roach Baits Plus Egg Stoppers ™ where you have seen roaches. This product kills and sterilizes newly hatched roaches, helping to keep an infestation from reoccurring.

To keep roaches from migrating into your home or apartment from surrounding areas, use this system and encourage your neighbors to use it as well. In warmer climates or where infestations are heavy, repeat all three steps every three months.


Ants are overrunning our house. What can we do to get rid of them?

To treat severe ant problems, follow these steps:

1. Eliminate any food and water that could be attracting ants into your home.

2. Clean up food crumbs and beverage spills.

3. Keep packaged foods in tightly sealed containers.

4. Store vegetable oils and fats in the refrigerator.

5. Dry out tubs and sinks after use.

6. Place Raid ® Double Control 'Raid® Ant Gel where heavy ant activity is seen inside the home, especially on ant trails. The ant-bait disks fit into tiny areas where ants are likely to travel. Rather than act as traps to catch ants, the disks allow ants to enter and leave with the poisoned bait, which they bring back to the colony as food. By sharing the bait with the queen and other ants, those ants will help to kill the entire colony. For this reason, let ants travel freely to and from the baits for one week.

7. After one week, spray any remaining ants with Raid ® Ant Killer.

NOTE: Keep on the lookout for renewed ant activity in the first two weeks after your initial treatment. Re-treat problem areas promptly, following the six steps mentioned above. When using ant baits, be sure you do not place them on areas that have been sprayed. Ants traveling over sprayed areas will die before they have a chance to bring the ant bait back to the colony.


I'm about to use your Raid <sup>®</sup> Concentrated DEEP REACH ™ Fogger. Your directions say to extinguish pilot lights, but I don't know how. Is it really necessary to extinguish pilot lights?

Raid ® Concentrated DEEP REACH ™ Fogger is flammable; therefore you must follow the label directions and "extinguish all flames and pilot lights" before using this product. If you don't know how to extinguish and relight your pilot lights, we suggest you call your local gas company for assistance.


Our dog has fleas, and now our home does, too. What can we do?

You need to use products that kill fleas and break the flea life-cycle. If you don't, they'll be back. Raid ® Flea Killer kills fleas on your pet and in your home. We suggest you follow these steps for solving your flea problem:

1. Spray your dog with Raid ® Flea Killer. (If you have a cat, treat your cat with an approved flea-killing product for cats.)

2. Spray your pet's sleeping quarters, carpets, draperies, and upholstery with Raid ® Flea Killer Plus Carpet & Room Spray.

3. For heavy infestations, fog rooms with Raid ® Flea Killer Plus Fogger.

It's important to remember that no flea treatment can penetrate a flea's protective cocoon. Fleas that are in the cocoon stage during your initial treatment may have survived. Keep on the lookout for renewed flea activity in the first two weeks after initial treatment, and re-treat problem areas promptly.



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