Advance Cockroach Gel Bait’s active ingredient, dinotefuran, is a fast-acting, broad-spectrum insecticide that works through contact and ingestion. Dinotefuran is a nicotinic receptor agonist that interferes with sodium ion flow and disrupts the insect’s nervous system.
Advance Cockroach Gel Bait has Reduced Risk status for German Cockroach Control.
The active ingredient in Advance Cockroach Gel Bait, dinotefuran, was granted both organophosphorus alternative and reduced risk status for public health use by the EPA. Public health pests are capable of spreading human disease or otherwise impacting human health. For example, the German cockroach has been linked to asthma and can contaminate food and eating utensils.