Re: [gardeners] imidacloprid

Kay Lancaster (
Tue, 23 Oct 2001 21:31:16 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 24 Oct 2001 wrote:

> I suspect this is not natural/organic and not available in California.  LOL
> Very few chemicals are left on the shelves here.

Imidacloprid is the active ingredient in the flea-stopper Advantage;
it's a nicotine-like chemical that blocks acetycholine receptors.
It's a General Use Pesticide, toxicity class II or III depending on
the formulation.