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What is 1600 X-clude Formula 2?

1600 X-clude is truly a product that's right for the times. The active ingredient is natural pyrethrum (from chrysanthemum flowers) and it is microencapsulated to work better and longer with lower mammalian toxicity potential. This is BASF 1600 X-Clude FORMULA 2, in the 20 ounce (Large) spray can. Just so handy to grab when you are in a and VERY effective! It should be even more effective now that the Active Ingredient is .5% Pyrethrins Botanical Insecticide...compared to the .3% in the older version!

1600 X-clude Formula 2 is a microencapsulated (timed-release) pyrethrum insecticide packaged in a ready-to-use aerosol canister. Labeled for use in Greenhouses, Homes, Interiorscapes and Landscapes on Potted and Flowering Plants, Foliage, Bedding Plants, Cut Flowers, Vegetables and Ornamentals.

How Does X-clude work?

The semi-permeable capsule wall protects the natural pyrethrum from air, light and other conditions that would otherwise break it down quickly. When the product is applied, the water around the capsules evaporates, allowing some of the active ingredient inside to diffuse through the capsule wall. This forms a thin coating of exposed pyrethrum ready to work. The microcaps easily adhere to the bodies of the targeted insects. When sprayed the microcapsules in 1600 X-clude Formula 2 are easily picked up or eaten by insects on leaf, soil surfaces, cracks and crevices etc. Microencapsulation protects the pyrethrins from air, moisture and other environmental conditions. It takes only a few capsules to kill the insect as the microcapsules adhere to tiny hairs on the insect’s body. Chewing insects may ingest the microcapsules, receiving a lethal dose.

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What bugs does it work against?

Ants, Aphids, Bed Bugs, Beetles (Blister Beetles, CO Potato Beetles, Cockroaches, Cucumber Beetles, Flea Beetles, Japanese Beetles, Rose Chafers, etc.) Caterpillars, Centipedes, Cockroaches, Crickets, Firebrats, Flies, Fungus Gnats, Gnats, House Flies, Leafhoppers, Mealy Bugs, Moths, Rose Aphids,  Scale, Silverfish, Spider Mites, Stable Flies, Tarnished Plant Bugs, and Whiteflies and many more.

What plants can it be used on?

African Violet, Agapanthus, Ageratum, Aluminum Plant, Alyssum, Azalea, Begonia, Blue Spruce, Boston Fern, Cacti, Camellia, Carnation, Celosia, Chrysanthemum, Coleus, Cotoneaster, Crape Myrtle, Dahlia, Daisy, Dianthus, Dogwood, Escallonia, Euonymus, Fruits, Gardenia, Gazania, Geranium, Honeysuckle, Hydrangea, Ilex, Impatiens, Ivy, Jade Plant, Japanese Aralia, Juniper, Lilac, Malus, Maranta, Marigold, Mock Orange, Mugo
Pine, Nandina, Oleander, Orchid, Ornamental Evergreens, Pachysandra, Petunia, Pineapple Guava, Pittosporum, Podocarpus, Primrose, Privet, Pyracantha, Rhododendron, Rose, Salvia, Sansevieria, Snapdragon, Soft Maple, Spider Plant, Star Jasmine, Strawflower, Swedish Ivy, Sweet Pea, Vegetables, Velvet Plant, Verbena, Wandering Jew, Zinnia and more!
Not to be used on Cyclamens or Nasturtiums.

How do you use it?

Indoors: You can spot spray pests as needed or use a s direct spray on floors, walls, behind shelves and drawers. For ants you spray at all points of entry, into nests and trails.

For flying insects it may be used indoors as fog spray. You use a 5-8 second spray for 1,000 cubic feet or 5-8 seconds per 100 square feet. You do need to leave the area for awhile after treating.

Outdoors: 1600 X-clude Formula 2 can be used to spray on screens, around doors and windows. Any place that pests can enter.

Plants, shrubs etc.: Apply when air is still. Use a slow sweeping motion holding the can 18-24 inches from the plant. Use only a light mist on foliage For best coverage, 1600 X-CLude Formula 2 should be sprayed directly and lightly above the plant, allowing the particles to fall into the foliage. Same thing for spraying underneath foliage. Let the spray drift up. Do NOT spray foliage directly. For rows of plants you would spray at the rate of 1 foot per second. Comes with complete application instructions.

Application Tips • Due to the microencapsulated formulation, the 1600 X-clude Formula 2 canister should be shaken well prior to application. • 1600 X-clude Formula 2 should be stored and used at room temperature. • For best coverage, 1600 X-clude Formula 2 should be sprayed directly above the plant allowing the particles to fall into the foliage. Do not spray foliage directly. • 1600 X-clude Formula 2, when applied to plants in bloom, may discolor blooms or cause bloom drop.


1600 X-Clude Formula 2: Microencapsulated Natural Pyrethrum


New improved, stronger formula!

Use Indoors, Outdoors,
Commercial Structures,
Greenhouse,  Dairy Barns,
Farm Bulidings etc

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Tough on Bugs,
Not on You!

1600 X-clude
20 oz: $23.95 each

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Directed spray targets
pests where they are

Note: This product does 
contain Piperonyl Butoxide

Contains no CFCs

Pyrethrin is organic but bear in mind it's powerful

It will spray in any position
that you hold the can


Active Ingredient: Natural Pyrethrins
Insecticide Class: Botanical
Signal Word: CAUTION
Reentry Interval: None
Application Rate: 5-10 seconds per 100 sq. ft.
Registration: Registered in ALL states.
Product Code: 09-1620
EPA #: 499-239

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