Optigard Flex Liquid Insecticide

Product Overview

Breaking the boundaries of common pest control

Non-repellent chemistry with low use rates and flexible application methods to control pests both indoors and out.

Optigard® Flex, with the active ingredient thiamethoxam, is a non-repellent, liquid insecticide that is active against insects by both contact and ingestion and can be used both indoors and out.

Key Features

  • Non-repellent, versatile formulation goes where it’s needed – inside or outside, including food handling areas*, as a liquid or foam
  • Systemic activity by the active ingredient thiamethoxam in plants helps control honeydew-producing insects found in landscape environments that serve as food source for ant pests
  • Advanced non-repellent chemistry with low use rates that transfers throughout social insect colonies


*Newly approved EPA claim and may not yet be available on existing Optigard Flex product in the marketplace.  Applications must be made according to the label on the package you are using.

Key Benefits

  • Enables pest management professionals to make more targeted applications, using less active ingredient minimizing the amount of chemical used and saving PMP’s money
  • Thiamethoxam offers both contact and ingestion activity against a wide range of economically important pests such as ants, cockroaches and drywood termites, ensuring more complete control with fewer callbacks, 
  • Effective as a zone treatment, general surface spray, and crack and crevice application providing flexibility for technicians and reducing the number of products needed to complete a treatment

Download Supporting Optigard Flex Liquid Documents

Optigard Flex Information Sheet(PDF)

Optigard Flex Information Sheet

Optigard Flex Label - FAQ(PDF)

Get the most out of your Optigard Flex application - reference our commonly asked questions about ap

Optigard Flex rate conversions for mixing(PDF)

Optigard Flex Tech Bulletin(PDF)

Optigard® Flex insecticide is a liquid formulation that controls a wide range of insect pest species




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For control of listed pests: including cockroaches, ants (except carpenter ants and Pharaoh ants), fire ants, yellow jackets, wasps and beetles. For control of localized infestations of drywood termites, subterranean termites, carpenter bees, and wood-destroying beetles and borers.

Active Ingredient(s): Thiamethoxam


Currently Approved States
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
Currently Approved Use Sites
  • Commercial Pest Control
  • General Pest
  • Perimeter Pest Control
  • Pest Management
  • Residential Pest Control
Special Labels
  • No Special Label Associated