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. Provides season long control. Kills queen in about a week and prevents new mounds from forming. Covers 10,000 sq ft. For use on lawns, landscape areas, golf courses, commercial grounds, parks, and other non-cropland areas. Active ingredient: 0.036% Hydramethylnon.