Zap-it is a contact & residual surface, crack, crevice & spot insecticide spray.

KILLS: Ants, Cluster Flies, Cockroaches, Crickets, Earwigs, Silverfish, Sowbugs, Spiders, House Flies, Stable Flies, Horse Flies, Face Flies, Black Flies, Horn Flies, Mosquitoes, Gnats & Keds.

FOR USE IN: Non-food Areas of Hospitals, Trucks (empty), Meat Packing and Food Processing Plants, Storage Areas, Food Handling Areas, Utilities, Warehouses, Animal Quarters, Milk Rooms & to Treat Livestock.


Permethrin 0.50%

Directions For Use

Shake well before use. Gently insert the extension tube into the spray nozzle before using into cracks and crevices.

IN ANIMAL QUARTERS AND MILK ROOMS: For spot control of House Flies and Stable Flies the spray should be directed to the surface of walls, ceilings, stalls, stanchions, doors, window frames, foundations, light fixtures and other places where insects may alight, congregate and enter. Milk cans and/or bulk tanks should be covered or removed during treatment.

TO TREAT LIVESTOCK: To protect dairy cattle, both lactating and non-lactating, from attacks of Face Flies, Horn Flies, Mosquitoes & Gnats and to protect horses from attacks of Horse Flies, Face Flies, House Flies, Horn Flies, Black Flies, Mosquitoes and Gnats: Spray about 3 seconds on each side being careful to spray back, withers and forelegs thoroughly. To protect from Face Flies, spray the face and head, but do not spray into eyes. Repeat treatment when flies are troublesome. For control of ked on sheep.

This product may be used with an extension tube for injecting into cracks and crevices where insects may be hiding, living and breeding. Place tube tip 2 cm into cracks, crevices, holes and other small openings where insects may be a problem. Release approx. 1 second spray per spot in serious infestation, if possible, place spots approx. 30 cm in light infestation or preventive treatment place spots approx. 1 metre apart. See the additional directions below for effective control of specified insects.

CRAWLING INSECTS: Cockroaches, Crickets, Earwigs, Sowbugs, Spiders: Spray into hiding places such as cracks and crevices, moist areas, openings around pipes and sinks, behind baseboards, meter boxes and manholes. Spray directly on insects in these locations where possible. Silverfish: Spray cracks and crevices in baseboards, door frames, bookcases and storage areas. Spray directly on insects in these locations where possible. Ants: Spray into trails, nests and points of entry around doors, windows, structural cracks and crevices. Spray directly on insects in these locations where possible. Stored Product Insects and Hibernating Stages of Cluster Flies: Contact as many insects as possible when treating infested areas such as cracks and crevices, in wall voids, around windows and door frames, under siding, in machinery and in dark secluded areas.

FOR OUTDOOR USES: HOUSE FLIES: Spot treatment for House Flies: Spray spots on surfaces of screen frames, doors, window frames, foundations, light fixtures and other places where insects may alight, or congregate and enter. The insects will be killed when they land and crawl on the treated surfaces.

PRECAUTIONS: KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. Harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, clothing and avoid inhalation of vapors or spray mist. Applicators must wear protective clothing inclusive of hand, foot and eye covering. A CSA approved respirator must be used when applying ZAP-IT Insecticide. In an enclosed space provide ventilation during treatment and until spray has dried completely. Wash thoroughly after handling and before eating, drinking, etc. Do not apply to plants, pets or humans. Remove pets from area before treatment and do not return them for at least 4 hours after treatment. Do not apply to surfaces that children or pets might contact. Firewood is not to be treated. DO NOT CONTAMINATE FOODSTUFFS. Do not use in food handling establishments or other areas where food is prepared or processed. Do not use in any areas where food is being stored, handled or served.

Meat Packing Plants and Food Processing Plants: Treat only when plant is not in operation. No exposed meat or food products, ingredients or packaging materials are to be kept in the room. Cover food handling equipment. All treated surfaces that might contact meat or food products should be washed and rinsed thoroughly with potable water after treatment and before re-use for food processing.

Non-Food Areas of Hospitals: Do not apply this product in nurseries, patient rooms or any rooms occupied by elderly or infirm.

CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE. Do not puncture or incinerate container. Do not store or use near heat or open flame or while smoking. Exposure to temperature above 50°C may cause bursting. Do not spray on plastic, painted or varnished surfaces or directly into any electronic equipment such as radios, televisions, computers, etc. Do not use this product in or on electrical equipment due to possibility of shock hazard.


Keep product in cool and dry place, away from open flames and heat sources.

FIRST AID: If swallowed: Call a poison control centre or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control centre or doctor. Do not give any liquid to the person. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If in eyes: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a poison control centre or doctor for treatment advice. If on skin or clothing: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control centre or doctor for treatment advice. If inhaled: Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably by mouth-to-mouth, if possible. Call a poison control centre or doctor for further treatment advice. Take container, label or product name and Pest Control Product Registration Number with you when seeking medical attention.

TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: Treat symptomatically. This product contains petroleum distillate. Vomiting may cause aspiration pneumonia.


When container is empty, press valve to release all remaining pressure. Dispose of the container in accordance with provincial requirements. For information on disposal of unused, unwanted product, contact the manufacturer or the provincial regulatory agency. Contact the manufacturer and the provincial regulatory agency in case of a spill, and for clean-up of spills.