OPTIGARD® Termite Liquid

Optigard® Termite Liquid for the control of termites in Singapore

Optigard ® Termite Liquid is a highly active non-repellent insecticide with excellent mammalian and environmental profiles. It can be used for the control of subterranean termites applied as pre construction and post construction application at the recommended label rates by certified pest control operators.

Toxicological Profile


Hazard Indicator Species Optigard Termite Liquid
Oral LD50 Rat >5,000 mg/kg body weight
(Practically Non-Toxic)
Dermal LD50 Rat >5,050 mg/kg body weight
(Practically Non-Toxic)
Inhalation LC 50 (4h) Rat 2670 mg/m³
(Practically Non-Toxic)
Eye Irritation Rabbit Minimally irritating
Skin Irritation Rabbit Slightly irritating
Skin Sensitization Guinea pig Not a sensitizing

Thiamethoxam and its formulations have low acute toxicity to mammals by oral, dermal and inhalation routes of exposure. Skin and eye irritation studies indicate that thiamethoxam is not mutagenic, teratogenic, neurotixic, or a developmental toxicant. Toxicity studies have demonstrated a wide margin of safety to humans when applied following the label’s directions for use and rates.
IMPORTANT NOTE : The above chemicals (Thiamethoxam) are controlled as hazardous substances under the Environmental Protection and Management Act. All pest control operators are required to apply for a Hazardous Substances Licence or Permit for the purchase and usage of these controlled hazardous substances. You may refer to the web page on hazardous substances control for more information.