FORMIC PRO™ is the newest formic acid treatment on the market for varroa mites and taking the place of Mite Away Quick Strips (MAQS). It causes mortality to both male and female varroa under the brood cap as well as to the varroa on adult bees. It is to be used as part of an integrated pest management (IPM) program. With a high efficacy rate of 83-97%, FORMIC PRO™ is made from all natural raw materials. Formic acid has been used for over 30 years without any known resistance and now with FORMIC PRO™, it is easy to apply. The product is made up of an outer sachet that contains 2 formic acid polysaccharide gel strips which allows for the active ingredient to remain stable over time providing an extended shelf life of 2 years.