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Model # 0282210

Internet # 100056182

Store SKU # 683296

Orthene 12 oz. Fire Ant Killer

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$10.48 /  each


Model # 0282210

Internet # 100056182

Store SKU # 683296

Treat up to 54 ant mounds with the Ortho Orthene 12 oz. Fire Ant Killer. Place 1 teaspoon of Orthene powdered mix over a mound and worker ants track it in, killing the queen and destroying the entire fire ant colony in 3 - 7 days. The ready-to-use mix does not need to be watered into the mound and does not require disturbing ant mounds while treating.

  • Kills fire ant queens and colonies
  • 12 oz. powdered mix treats up to 54 fire ant mounds
  • Works in 3 - 7 days to provide an ant-free outdoor area
  • Ready-to-use mix requires no watering in or disturbing ant mounds for easy application

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Product Depth (in.) 
4.13 in 
Product Height (in.) 
9.75 in 
Product Width (in.) 
4.13 in 
Application Type 
Concentrated or Ready to Use 
Ready to use 
Pest Type 
Fire Ants 
Safe for Edibles 
Safe for Pets 


Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 140 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Yep, it kills ants. No kidding. This ant killer kills ants. I don't know what else to say; heavens to murgatroid, it kills ants. May 6, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by works great Use ortho all the time. As the hills come back the ants seem to get smaller and smaller. I think it messes with their genes. Any body else notice this? May 8, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This powder really works! Not only does it work on the mound, but I use it along the base of my house and the perimeter of my property and it works to keep ants and other pests from crossing the line! Wish there was a little more in each container for the price, but it is effective. Smells like rotting cabbage, so watch where you put it if you have pets, they like the smell. May 1, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by kill em fast This works fast and the mound is gone...well the ants in the mound are gone. I like to disturb the mound and sprinkle on top of fire ants when they emerge. .I think it works faster like that. April 22, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good Product This really works. You can sprinkle it on a mound and come back the next day and the ants are dead. You can see the ants slowing down within a few minutes. A bit expensive but worth it when you see the results May 19, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by So-So- Fire Ant Killer It is okay, but just does not work as fast or last as long as I would like it to. There is another brand that is better, but I can not afford it. So I use this. This costs me a little more in the long run because I have to use it more often, but it beats paying the much higher price all at once. And I still am using this product, OrthoOrthene Fire Ant Killer. Thank you, & God bless you. Joy May 12, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 always seems to work on the mounds! many products on market - i've tried them all. this one is dependable! May 19, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best Fire Ant killer Of all the fire ant killers we have purchased, this one is the best. No watering in and kills fast. May 12, 2015
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