This fire ant control works as a bait. Worker ants carry bait into the mound as food for the colony. Ants and queen feed on the bait and starts to work immediately. Do not water into ground. 3-7 control. Kills queen in about a week. Covers 11,000 sq. ft. For use on lawns, landscape areas, golf cources, commercial grounds, parks, and other noncropland areas. Active ingredient: .036% Hydramethylnon.