OMRI Listed® Insect Control for your organic garden

Won’t harm beneficial insects

Click to view the Safer® Brand CertificationSafer Soap is OMRI®-listed and compliant for use in organic gardening formula kills a variety of insect pests but won’t harm beneficial insects when used as directed.

The Safer® Brand insect killing soap utilizes the power of potassium salts of fatty acids.  The potassium salts weaken the insect’s waxy protective outer shell.  Apply every 7-10 days when insects are present or as needed to prevent further damage.  This 16 fl. oz. container will make 6 gallons of protection for your garden!

  • 16 fl. oz. Concentrate- makes up to 6 gallons
  • Contains potassium salts of fatty acids (2%) and seaweed extract
  • Targets and kills aphids, earwigs, grasshoppers, harlequin bugs, leafhoppers, mealy bugs, mites, plant bugs, psyllids, sawfly larvae, soft scales, spider mites, squash bugs, blossom thrips and whiteflies
  • Root Mealybugs & Springtail infestations can be reduced using a soil drench
  • Does not kill beneficial insects
  • Can be used up until the day of harvest
  • OMRI Listed® and compliant for use in organic gardening
  • No residual impact on the environment

Since Safer Brand Insect Killing Soap, is a contact killer, several applications may be needed for full control.  As a general rule, much like watering, do not use these products in the peak of the day or when temperatures exceed 90 degrees F to avoid wilting or browning of the leaves.

organic-gardening-insect-controlUnlike traditional synthetic chemicals, Safer® Brand Insect Killing Soap is safe to use around children and pets. It breaks down into their natural elements within 7-10 days, leaving no residual impact on the environment.

Safer Brand Insect Killing Soap is highly preferable to chemical pesticides, who possess toxins that can kill beneficial insects and cause long-term detrimental effects on the environment. Another negative effect of chemical pesticides is the fact that insects can possibly buildup a resistance to the chemicals in the pesticides

The ability to use this organic pest control product in your home and in your lawn or garden makes it the most economical and convenient solution to pest annoyances available on the market!  OMRI Listed® and compliant for use in organic gardening.


This product can be applied with all types of hand or power sprayers. Read and carefully follow the instructions for the type of sprayer you use.

SHAKE WELL. For best results, use freshly mixed solution. Use soft water whenever possible. DO NOT use on new transplants, newly rooted cuttings or plants stressed by drought. Avoid application when temperature exceeds 90° F.

Indoor Plants:

Mix 2.5 fl. oz. (5 Tbsp.) of concentrate per gallon of water.

Apply when insects or signs of their damage appear. Take care to thoroughly wet all surfaces of infested foliage and branches.

For Aphids: examine plants after two days and spray again if needed. For other pests, spray weekly at 7-10-day intervals as need up to three times. Do not make repeated sprays at short intervals without thoroughly rinsing foliage.

For Blossom Thrips on African violets, spray to contact thrips on the blooms.

Root Mealybugs and Springtail infestations can be reduced using a soil drench of one or two tablespoons of concentrate in a quart of tepid water applied monthly.

NOTE: Do not use on Crown of Thorns and test other euphorbias for phytotoxicity before full-scale application. Do not use on dracaena, delicate ferns, dieffenbachia, ornamental ivies, palms or succulents without testing.

Flower and Bedding Plants Growing Outdoors and in Home Greenhouses Including foliage plants, roses and succulents

Mix 2.5 fl. oz. (5 tbsp.) of concentrate per gallon of water.

Apply when insects appear. Take care to thoroughly wet all infested surfaces. A second application should be timed to control newly hatched young. Repeat weekly as needed up to three times.

For Earwigs: spray directly on insects after disturbing their hiding places.

NOTE: Do not use on bleeding heart, gardenias, jade plant, lantana, lilies or sweet peas. Some varieties of azaleas, begonias, camellias, fuschias, gardenias and impatiens have shown sensitivity. If wilting occurs within a few hours, rinse with clean water supply. Test on chrysanthemums for varietal sensitivity and do not apply to open blooms.

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