Bayer CropScience Announces Label Improvements for Premise Pre-Construction for Pest Management Professionals

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Label Now Includes New Directions for the Control of Ants

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PMPs have continually relied on Premise Pre-Construction for years for the control of termites. We are excited to now offer PMPs a broader label to assist in the control ants and provide them with the same, effective results they expect from Premise.

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, has made the decision to improve Premise® Pre-Construction by adding directions for the control of ants to the product label. Premise Pre-Construction, a flexible, easy-to-use insecticide, offers pest management professionals (PMPs) effective control of subterranean termites and now ants.

“PMPs have continually relied on Premise Pre-Construction for years for the control of termites,” said Ray Daniels, marketing manager, Bait and Termite for Bayer. “We are excited to now offer PMPs a broader label to assist in the control ants and provide them with the same, effective results they expect from Premise.”

The Premise Pre-Construction label now includes the following application claims and benefits for PMPs:

  •     Application to voids and galleries in damaged wood, and in spaces between wooden structures as a supplemental treatment for the control of carpenter ants.
  •     Application to general surfaces, cracks or crevices for the control of ants in houses or other structures.
  •     A cost effective container size for PMPs who utilize large tank sprayers.

“We continually strive to develop innovative solutions to help simplify the every-day service offerings of PMPs,” said Byron Reid, senior principle scientist for Bayer. “With these new label directions for Premise Pre-Construction, PMPs now have a solution to turn to when Pyrethroid restrictions limit the places in which they need to treat for ants.”

Available as a suspension concentrate, one gallon of the product contains 2 lbs. of imidacloprid. Premise Pre-Construction is available in a 2.15 gallon container, and provides a broad, flexible label in an effort to save time and labor and reduce retreat rates.

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About Bayer CropScience
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech materials. This year the company is celebrating 150 years of Bayer – consistent with its mission “Bayer: Science For A Better Life”. Bayer CropScience, the subgroup of Bayer AG responsible for the agricultural business, has annual sales of EUR 8,383 million (2012) and is one of the world’s leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. The company offers an outstanding range of products including high value seeds, innovative crop protection solutions based on chemical and biological modes of action as well as an extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. In the area of non-agricultural applications, Bayer CropScience has a broad portfolio of products and services to control pests from home and garden to forestry applications. The company has a global workforce of 20,800 and is represented in more than 120 countries. This and further news is available at: press.bayercropscience.com.

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Bayer CropScience Media Hotline, 1-877-879-6162, or

Brittany Julian
Global Prairie
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Email: brittany(dot)julian(at)global-prairie(dot)com

Becca Hogan
Manager of External Communications
Bayer CropScience LP
Tel: (919) 549-2998
Email: becca(dot)hogan(at)bayer(dot)com

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