Safer® Brand Diatomaceous Earth 100% - Bed Bug, Flea, Ant, Crawling Insect Killer 4 lb

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  • Kills a variety of crawling insects including bed bugs, fleas, roaches, ants, and earwigs.
  • Contains 4 pounds of Diatomaceous Earth per bag.
  • Consists of 100% DE.
  • Kills insects within 48 hours of DE ingestion.
  • Works effectively indoors and outdoors.
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Safer® Brand Diatomaceous Earth

Leave bugs dead in the dust. That’s exactly what you’ll see with Safer® Brand’s Ant and Crawling Insect Killer. And you don’t have to worry about applying chemicals to get the job done.

Kills crawling insects within 48 hours.

Once you apply Ant and Crawling Insect Killer where you have a crawling insect problem, you’ll see insect activity stop in minutes. Infestation issues in a couple of days. Dual action. Kills insects by ingestion and dehydration. You can use it inside your home or outside on patios and walkways. It lasts as long as it’s dry.

Details on how Diatomaceous Earth works to kill crawling insects.

Diatomaceous Earth (DE) is a dust-like product that contains the crushed fossilized algae (diatoms) from fresh water. These crushed diatoms feel like powder when we rub it in our hand. But it’s very sharp to insects with delicate exoskeletons. When you apply DE, dust is ingested by the crawling insect or the insect crosses through the powder. The DE will cut their exoskeleton. This causes the insect to dehydrate and die. Insects cannot develop a resistance to it since there are no chemicals to which they can build up immunity.

What type of Diatomaceous Earth is this?

Beware. Not all DE is the same. Our DE is made of Silicon Dioxide. This comes from a freshwater source. It is the same type that is used in food-grade diatomaceous earth. Other products made of Diatomite DE are made from unnatural sources.

Use DE to solve problems with crawling insects. Ants. Earwigs. Cockroaches. Silverfish. Crickets. Bedbugs. Centipedes and more.

Directions for Use:

  • INDOOR USE: Lightly coat a thin layer of dust in the areas where these pests are found or may hide such as cracks and crevices, behind and beneath stoves, refrigerators, sinks, cabinets, garbage cans, around pipes and drains, window frames, and in attics and basements. Hit insects directly where possible. Repeat treatment as necessary.
  • OUTDOOR USE: Lightly coat the areas where pests are found or may hide including windows, door frames, and sills, and outside of entrance ways. Repeat treatment as necessary.
  • For full instructions depending on indoor/outdoor use and specific plants and insects, please refer to the Instructions link to the left.

Safer® Brand is the leader in alternative lawn and garden products. Safer® Brand recognizes the growing demand by consumers for these products, offering a wide variety of natural and organic solutions for lawn, garden, landscape, flowers, houseplants, insects and more!


Safer® Brand Diatomaceous Earth - Bed Bug, Flea, Ant, Crawling Insect Killer 4 lb - Specifications

Product Features:

  • Kills insects by ingestion/dehydration within 48 hrs
  • Works indoors or outdoors
  • Kills earwigs, millipedes, centipedes, silverfish, cockroaches, crickets, ants, fleas, carpet beetles, bed bugs, grasshoppers
  • Consists of 100% DE

What's in the Box:

  • 4 lb bag of Diatomaceous Earth


  • Contains 100% Diatomaceous Earth - Amorphous Silica (including silicon dioxide, other oxides and moisture)
  • 4 lb bag - powder presentation

Disclaimer: Havahart does not endorse any information contained in product reviews. Please follow all label instructions for your specific use.

Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on
July 18, 2017
Quick arrival By Kiki

Quick shipment and I'm looking forward to testing it out to eliminate bed bugs

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Review posted on
July 17, 2017
Bedbug solution By bikemannc

4lbs will handle just about any 2 bedroom, 2 bath house. Getting a hand sprayer is a great and handy tool; allowing your to place or dust anywhere that's needed. If you cannot afford it use a small paint brush.

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Review posted on
July 14, 2017
I am infested with fleas,they keep multiplying,spread your brand of diatomaceous earth all over the house,they are getting worse. By Theo

I am infested with fleas in my house, they keep multiplying even tho i spread your brand of diatomaceous earth all over the house and the basement, they are getting worse, i don't know what to do now because i can't afford an exterminator and i have pets and kids so i don't know what to do. I have waited over 48 house and still nothing. You say the stuff is going to work but its doing nothing at all. I need Help!

Response From Havahart®
Patty : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Theo,

We apologize for this experience and would like to provide assistance.

Bedbugs, fleas, ants, or other insects that crawl through this product will die within 48 hours of contact. For fleas, thoroughly treat floor and bedding in and around pets’ sleeping quarters. Treat surrounding cracks and crevices, baseboards, carpeting, and wherever fleas are suspected. We recommend keeping the product down as long as the flea activity is seen to give them a chance to crawl through it.

Please give our Consumer Relations Team a call at 1-855-7-ORGANIC (1-855-767-4264) with additional questions.

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Review posted on
July 13, 2017
Have fleas...Buy it!! By Byrd

Wow...It really works. Used for fleas in the yard and house. Applied and 3 days later it rained. I thought to myself that was a waste of time, but NO within a few days no more fleas jumping on my legs. I did not reapply after rain. I have hardwood floors. When treating in the house I spread on floor and waited 3 days before I cleaned DE off floor. Received item within a few days with regular shipping.

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Review posted on
June 23, 2017
The best I've tried By Lilly

By far the best product... Starts to work instantly... Best part about it; it's non toxic and can use around babies and pets...

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Review posted on
June 5, 2017
Safer brand diatomaceous earth really works. By Vicky

I got bed bugs over two years ago from a day care. I didn't even know they truly existed. Other than in the saying; sleep tight, don't let the bed bugs bite. When I first seen them, I thought they were a tick or other outside bug that had gotten in the house. After finding several, I looked on internet and realize we had bed bugs. I tried all kinds of over the counter sprays and bombs. I cleaned and sprayed for over a year but the bed bugs just got worse. I got rid of furniture, mattresses, carpets, toys, covers, pillows and clothes. I purchased mattress protectors for the new mattresses. I cleaned inside dresser drawers, closets, light switches, electrical sockets, picture frames, etc.... I deep cleaned regularly. I even emptied the food out of the deep freezer to placed items in there for months. But I still had bed bugs. I heard about diatomaceous earth so went to a local hardware store and purchased some. I put this brown dirt everywhere in the house. I let it stay down for over a week. It did seem to help so continued to use this dirt for the next few months. Unfortunately, I still had bed bugs. I purchased bug-away and bed bug bully. These did help but was expensive. And I still had bed bugs, not as many but still had them. A couple months ago I purchased Safer brand diatomaceous earth. I was glad that it was white dirt and not brown like the last kind I had bought. I put the Safer brand diatomaceous earth everywhere. I also continued using the bed bug bully to spray on things that I couldn't put the dirt on. I am very happy to say that I haven't seen a bed bug or had any bites in over a month! My daughter had a roach problem and after spreading the Safer brand diatomaceous earth for about a month, she no longer has roaches. It may be messy but it definitely works! I will continue to use Safer brand diatomaceous earth for a year just to make sure I never see a bed bug again!!!

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Review posted on
June 1, 2017
Best option for the home! By Rita

I had a bad bout of fleas for a month. I am allergic and the bites have me looking as though Im being tortured. Additionally, I have a one year old baby and a cat. The safest option was a priority and this was a blessing. Within hours I noticed a huge difference. After one day, I had no more bites. And completely rid of them in 2 days altogether.

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Review posted on
May 22, 2017
Is it safe? By Lolo

Hi. I have dogs and cats and a one year old baby. I bought the brand Safer from Home Depot. Is it safe for babies and pets?

Response From Havahart®
Susan : Consumer Relations Representative

Thank you for contacting Safer® Brand.  We are happy to assist with this request.

When used as directed, this product can be used confidently in homes with children and pets.  

Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-7-ORGANIC (1-855-767-4264) with any questions regarding the use of this product.

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Review posted on
May 19, 2017
Works excellent. By Joe

Works excellent. Will kill just about all nasty parasites(mites, bedbugs, etc) as well as everyday pests. Whenever I, my fam, or pets have had a bug problem over the years, we just go to Home Depot across the street and buy a bag.

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Review posted on
May 15, 2017
It worked! By Nelly

I all of a sudden had ants in my apartment throughout the bathroom and then they spread to the kitchen. I tried this stuff because it was more natural than other options. After 2 days I went from constantly seeing ants to seeing only 1 or 2 a day. I will do another dust of it. The bag is so big that I brought some over to my mom's house. I hope this helps her too!

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