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About this item

Highlights

  • Kills the queen and destroys the mound
  • No watering-in required
  • Treats up to 162 mounds
  • Guaranteed to kill or your money back
  • Use Ortho® Orthene® Fire Ant Killer as part of Ortho® 2-Step Fire Ant Method

Description

Ortho® Orthene® Fire Ant Killer1 kills the queen and destroys the mound. Watering-in is not necessary. Use it as a mound treatment for home lawns and around ornamental plants (including flowers, shrubs, and trees). Try not to disturb the mounds while treating. This product can be used along with Ortho® Fire Ant Killer Broadcast Granules as part of the Fire Ant 2-Step Program. Ortho® Orthene® Fire Ant Killer1 is guaranteed to kill-or your money back.
Dimensions (Overall): 9.75 Inches (H) x 4.13 Inches (W) x 4.13 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.25 Pounds
Product Warning: Avoid contact with skin
Capacity (Volume): 12 Ounces
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor
Treats and/or Prevents Against: Fire Ants
Product Form: Granules
Disposability: Do not flush
Formulation: Kills Pests
Active Ingredient(s): Acephate 50%
Package Quantity: 1
Application Type: Sprinkle (Around Affected Area)
Net weight: 12 Ounces
TCIN: 13983446
UPC: 071549028220
Item Number (DPCI): 084-16-0101
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 9.75 inches length x 4.13 inches width x 4.13 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.97 pounds
This item cannot be shipped to the following locations: Alaska, American Samoa (see also separate entry under AS), Montana, Indiana, Maryland, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Maine, Rhode Island, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Iowa, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, West Virginia, New Jersey, District of Columbia, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Illinois, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Connecticut, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, Michigan, Colorado, Guam (see also separate entry under GU)

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This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
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Q: Hi, I purchased yesterday and used for the first time. I know bottle says to stay away until dust goes away. My son likes to big hunt in the area where I had to use product? What would be a safe amount of time before he can bug hunt there again?

submitted by Pfsmom14 - 4 years ago
  • A: Thank you for your interest in Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer. For the product to be effective the application area needs to be left undisturbed until it is no longer visible. Once you can not see it anymore, it will be safe for him to play in the area. We encourage you to contact us at 877-220-3089 if there is anything else that we can assist you with.

    submitted byOrtho Consumer Services - 4 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this product safe to use around dogs who use the same yard?

submitted by DogOwner - 4 years ago
  • A: Thank you for your question regarding Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer. Pets should be removed from the treated area until the dust from the product has settled. We are available at the following link if you have additional questions: http://tinyurl.com/npw4xxd

    submitted byOrtho Consumer Services - 4 years ago
    Brand expert
4.6 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
80% would recommend
5 recommendations
value: 4.6 out of 5
quality: 4.6 out of 5

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5 out of 5 stars
God's child - 6 months ago
originally posted on Ortho
I had a roach infestation this stuff did wonders I recommend I don't see roaches off crazy in my kitchen or in my house anymore I am so relieved I've been having a roach problem and nothing has worked I found the miracle best red ant killer powder product is awesome it works great I'm one satisfied customer
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It kills

5 out of 5 stars
F miller - 6 months ago
originally posted on Ortho
I watched a friend of mine who was infested with bed bugs apply this product to bed mattress and box spring. He sprinkled it on the carpets and living room area furniture and it eliminated the best bugs.
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Great product

5 out of 5 stars
Batman777 - 6 months ago
originally posted on Ortho
This works kills the whole mound very quickly. Don't know how it works, but it does. It's got rid of every mound I've put it on
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Horrible

1 out of 5 stars
NativeTexan - 7 months ago
originally posted on Ortho
Burned the grass all around and did NOT kill the ants. Have used before with good results and no grass-killing, but this cannister completely burned the grass slightly wider than the product actually touched. And did absolutely nothing to the ants.
1 reply from Customer Care team - 6 months ago
We're sorry to read about your disappointment with Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer1 and appreciate your feedback. We want you to be confident in our products. For this reason, we offer a product guarantee to our consumers. At your earliest convenience, please reach out to us at 866-324-9192 if we can further assist.
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The best!

5 out of 5 stars
SP James - 8 months ago
originally posted on Ortho
Absolutely the best fire ant killer that I have found! It's simple and quick!
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Killing ants and grass…why

2 out of 5 stars
JenniferLay - 9 months ago
originally posted on Ortho
Kills the ants but is also killing my grass! Why is it killing my grass? Have the ingredients changed?
1 reply from Customer Care team - 9 months ago
We're sorry to read about your disappointment and appreciate your feedback. We want you to be confident in our products. For this reason, we offer a product guarantee to our consumers. At your earliest convenience, please reach out to us at 866-324-9192 if we can further assist.
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BEST ant killer EVER!!!

5 out of 5 stars
Nana7 - 9 months ago
originally posted on Ortho
I SWEAR by this product. It is the ONLY thing I use for ants. It is worth EVERY single penny spent. I found this a few years ago in TX and I've used it since then. The powder aticks to the ants and they take it back to the queen. It doesn't just treat the surface like most insecticides. This year for our garden I sprinkled this on the rows BEFORE we planted anything so that the soil would be ant free. We have a fairly large garden. I've only had a treat a few traces of ant, but i havent seem any hills in 2 months. I have to treat some hills this weekend that are outside the garden. This will be how we plant in the future.
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How to Get Rid of Ants Inside Your Home

5 out of 5 stars
JMRosado. - 9 months ago
originally posted on Ortho
Best ant killer! I place bait around my house of various food the consume and the let the ant feast. Once the food is covered by the ants I put the Ortho powder on the bait and within a few hours the and their nest is gone. I use bacon for carpenter ants and honey for all others. It works. You have periodically (about once a month) apply it as soon as you see ants. I use gloves, gloves and eye protection when applying the powder. Hope it work all you.
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Us gloves and mask when using!!

2 out of 5 stars
Am4141 - 10 months ago
originally posted on Ortho
I bought this and used it Sunday.. woke up Monday with a rash that continued to get worse and spread to my whole body.. after a trip to urgent care, a steroid shot and a prescription for oral steroids it has finally started getting better.. please be careful using this.. At least it does work in the ants.. and the smell is HORRIBLE!!
1 reply from Customer Care team - 10 months ago
We are concerned to hear this. We would like the opportunity to gather some additional information and offer assistance. Please reach out to our Consumer Services team at 866-324-9192 for assistance.
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Label doesn’t tell the whole story

2 out of 5 stars
Sidd - 1 year ago
originally posted on Ortho
This product is effective on fire ants, but it does the manufacturer does not warn on the label that the main ingredient, acephate, must not be used on vegetables. While treating nearby ant mounts, we accidentally got Orthene on a large part the newly seeded vegetable garden. Now we dont know when, or if, we can grow vegetables in that bed again. If a yard type product is dangerous to some types of plants, it should be clearly marked.
1 reply from Customer Care team - 1 year ago
We're sorry to read about your disappointment with Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer and appreciate your feedback. This product is not registered for use on any edible crops. Do not apply the product within 18-24 inches of any edible plant. Because the product isn't registered for use on edibles, we don't have data telling us when it will be safe to eat treated edibles. We want you to be confident in our products. For this reason, we offer a product guarantee to our consumers. At your earliest convenience, please reach out to us at 888-270-3714 if we can further assist.
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Works but needs a sprinkle top

4 out of 5 stars
Pamela - 2 years ago
originally posted on Ortho
It works great but need to go back to the previous packaging at least it had a sprinkle top.
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Kill Roaches also, Yes Roaches....

5 out of 5 stars
Woom - 2 years ago
originally posted on Ortho
I use on house hold killing roach dead...yes... roaches... it's work guarantee...it
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Not my go to

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Ral - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
I was disappointed because it didn’t work the first time. I had to apply it multiple times. It’s not safe around kids because it’s poison so it was not fun to apply it multiple times in the backyard where my kids play
1 reply from Ortho Consumer Services team - 2 years ago
We're sorry to read about your disappointment with Orthene Fire Ant Killer and appreciate your feedback. This product breaks down quickly in water. Was there heavy rain or did you water the lawn heavily since application? This product will only kill adults and larva It will not prevent eggs from hatching or pupa from emerging. You may need to reapply every week until eggs pupa has emerged and are in a treatable condition. This is a systemic pesticide Solution Suggest retreatment every week for several months. We want you to be confident in our products. For this reason, we offer a product guarantee to our consumers. At your earliest convenience, please reach out to us at 866-324-9192 if we can further assist.
quality: 3 out of 5
value: 3 out of 5
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Best In The Market

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Best On The Market - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Works Super Fast As Stated
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Product worked quickly and effectively

5 out of 5 stars
Elad - 2 years ago
originally posted on Ortho
The application was easy and the product was very effective.
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Powerful Smell but Worth it! Kills roaches as well

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Pcb - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
I bought this for roaches in a townhouse that I recently moved into to. I tried everything to get rid of those tiny little dark roaches and no luck. I read on many internet searches that this works great on killing roaches. It DOES stink really bad. So if you use in your home, keep the area ventilated for a while.the smell goes away after few hours. It's worth it though! I don't think it's safe in the reach of animals and kids. Be careful
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Wow!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
nrollins - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
I’m impressed! We had two MASSIVE size ant beds that were buried up against our covered sand box. This killed them both no problem & they were deep beds. A little pricey but well worth the money to take care of the job!
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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It Works

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
asherella - 3 years ago
worked quickly and killed all ants in the backyard.
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DI BUGS DI

5 out of 5 stars
Ava - 3 years ago
So my mom has been using this since I was really young but for cockroaches. I recently got my first apartment and as such, it’s pretty dingy and looks/is very affordable! I have a horrible roach-phobia and bought this because the gap between the threshold and front door allows for critters to get in and I wanted them DED. I decided to use around the rest of the apartment and i immediately saw some tiny roaches crawling about and the next day they were all gone! I probably used way too much but this stuff really works and goes a long way.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Great product, horrible smell!

5 out of 5 stars
Channy - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
I brought this stuff for an ant problem around my home with in a day I saw a change. This stuff does have a horrible smell though.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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