MAQS is used to control varroa mite populations in honey bee colonies by causing mortality to male and female varroa under the brood cap as well as on adult honey bees. It is a 7 day treatment with 90 - 99% efficacy and is ready to use with no mixing or material preparation. Optional 21 day treatment is often used as well. It is a formic acid polysaccharide gel strip that is certified organic (through BioGro), biodegradable and residue free. It can be used during honey flow with honey supers on. It has been used for 30 years with no known resistance.
Mite-Away cannot be shipped outside of the United States.