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'TREATMENT'
IMPORTANT NOTE : CSI type baits are NOT suitable for the
treatment of Mastotermes Darwiniensis

All popular CSI's ( Chitin Synthesis Inhibitors ) are the SAME.
Nemesis, Superway, Easy Termite Control, Colony Killer Termite Bait etc ALL use
an Alpha-Cellulose 9004-34-6 base impregnated with Chlorfluazuron.
Only the packaging varies.
Queen Killer Termite Bait APVMA Approval No: 68903
Chlorfluazuron 71422-67-8 1g/kg Alpha-cellulose 9004-34-6 to 100%

Nemesis APVMA Approval No: 58922
Chlorfluazuron 71422-67-8 1g/kg Secret * to 100%

Superway White Ant Terminator Termite Bait APVMA Approval No: 62661/0408
Chlorfluazuron 71422-67-8 1g/kg Alpha-cellulose 9004-34-6 to 100%

Colony Killer Termite Bait APVMA Approval No: 64714
Chlorfluazuron -71422-67-8 Secret * to 100%
* Almost certainly Alpha-cellulose 9004-34-6

Although treatment can take many months*, the easiest, most cost
effective DIY treatment method involves the use of CSI's ( Chitin Synthesis
Inhibitors ). This bait prevents an affected
termite from shedding it's skin,
resulting in it's demise.
You can use this bait by itself or by installing our TAD first.
Once the TAD has become infested a mixed CSI is spread on the surface and
the lid replaced.
For internal infestations our Application Box is recommended.
How does the TermatriX bait work?
The TermatriX Termite Bait contains 1g/kg of Chlorfluazuron as
the active constituent ( which is about as toxic as table salt ).
As termites feed and then travel back to the colony, they share termite bait with
other nest mates (trophallaxis) and send other termites back to feed on the bait.
As feeding on the bait continues and more and more termites are affected, the
termite colony can die or be suppressed. The stages of colony decline will be
identified and these include;
worker termites becoming creamish coloured (within first 2 weeks), lethargic
worker termites (first 4 weeks), a larger number of soldier termites and increased
fungi (in the final stage of elimination).
Why do ALL CSI baits work so slowly ?
Ignore all advertising that states colony elimination in just weeks.
CSI bait does not affect all termites that ingest unless they attempt to moult.
Only about 1-2% of a nest population will moult during a 24 hour period so only
a small number will be affected close to your bait placement. Nest elimination
can feel like it's taking forever but that's just the way of it. Remember that you
will be saving $100.00 ( call out fee plus bait charge ) with each bait replacement.
What happens after Termites are eliminated?
Ongoing vigilance is recommended. The eliminated or suppressed colony was
probably not the only threat to your property. Other colonies may be foraging in
the area and can use the existing pathways to pose another threat.

TerminatriX 100 gram pouches MRR $74.00 each
( This is NOT our selling price )

How to use Termatrix
Quick tip: The best way to lead termites into a killing bait is to use some of the
bait itself. Using plastic tubes 'may' work but termites will often just seal the
plastic tube off and not enter the killing bait at all.
Mixing the bait.
The bait can be mixed inside the pouch or in a clean container.
Add 200ml water to start then 10ml at a time until the bait mix 'just' holds it's shape.
It must not form a slurry.
Don't mix it until you are ready to commence treatment.
It won't degrade, it's just easier to store in dry form.
Using the pouch itself
Using the bait in the pouch itself, although see-thru is not the best treatment method.
It is difficult to top up the bait without disturbing termites unduly.
Some species of termite will run a mile if you just stare at them. If you insist on
using the pouch itself then cover it with aluminium foil to prevent drying out of
the bait.
Internal - Vertical Wall
We recommend using an application box.
The only requirement is that the container can be sealed and opened easily, with
very little movement ( preferably none at all ) of the container during inspection.
Whichever container you use, ensure that a seal is formed around the hole you
make by using something like a silicon sealant in a ring at least 10mm from the
edge of the hole.
Gently create a small hole ( maximum 10mm ) in the surface you suspect has
termite activity.
If the area is active you will soon see soldier termites. If you don't see any
termites it's most likely old damage so move on, nothing more to see here.
When you do come across active termites it's treatment time.
Gently push some of the mixed bait into the hole and attach the application device.
Add the rest of the bait so that it connects with the small amount you pushed in.
Seal the device and come back in a week to see if termites have taken to the bait.
If you find the bait is all white then termites are either slow to take to it or
haven't at all.
Reseal and wait another week. If no activity is observed then give up on that location.
If you see live termites and dark spotting just reseal it and check in another 3-4 weeks.
Eventually you will see a mass of termite workings and the bait will take on the appearance of coarse dirty steel wool with very little white bait visible.
At this stage the bait will need to be replenished by gently scooping out most
of the dirty mass and adding fresh bait.
Repeat the inspection / bait replacement cycle at monthly intervals until no new activity is observed.
Signs of imminent success.
Mottled and lethargic workers.
Many more soldiers ( the bigger ones with large pincers ) than usual.
Internal - Skirting.
Basically the same process as above.
Outside - Over active in ground Termalert detector.
Use our application box ( or your own ) for great results.
Basically the same process as above.

*Many claims are made that colony elimination can occur in weeks. This may be
the case in very rare circumstances but generally it will take many months and
multiple bait applications.

The manufacturer, Sherwood Chemicals Australasia Pty Ltd, warrants that this
product conforms to its chemical description and is reasonably fit for the purposes stated on the label when used in accordance with Directions for Use under normal conditions of use.
No warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, express or implied, extends to the product contrary to label instructions or under off-label permits not endorsed by Sherwood Chemicals Australasia Pty or under abnormal conditions.
As with all other termite management measures the use of this chemical does not guarantee 100% protection from termite infestation and should be used as part of
an overall termite management plan .

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