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Thread: Spectracide wasp & hornet killer in mah pool

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    nate81's Avatar
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    May 2013
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    Spectracide wasp & hornet killer in mah pool

    So there was some bees on a float, in my pool....lots of bees, i sprayed them with this stuff Shop Spectracide Wasp and Hornet Killer at

    so there is probably a whole can of this in my pool now....should i be worried? lol i'm not a smart person.
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    Re: Spectracide wasp & hornet killer in mah pool

    If you're worried.....bump the FC up a couple points and call it a day.
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    Re: Spectracide wasp & hornet killer in mah pool

    according to the SDS for the product it contains

    patrolium distillates
    isopropyl alcohol
    and other inert ingredients

    Lambda-Cyhalothrin will break down when exposed to sunlight over a few days. Only highly concentrated exposure has been linked to adverse health affects in humans

    Prallethrin is persistent and will be in your water for a long time. There is an FDA acceptable limit of 1ppm residual on fruits and vegetable for human consumption.

    Will 1 cans worth of spray diluted into a pools worth of water kill you no it wont kill you. Is it going to make you sick I dunno maybe. If you can drain and refill without much fuss better to be safer than sorry. Even if its a partial refill that would be better than nothing.
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