Products are tested for adverse effects on health. Before a product can be used, many studies are conducted by the manufacturer and evaluated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Based on the current body of knowledge, registered products pose no significant hazard to humans, pets or the environment when applied according to label directions. Despite the negligible health risk from a termite treatment, people with lingering concerns should consult their physician. Most of the newer liquid products have no odor. Clients who are still apprehensive may want to consider having their home treated with baits.