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ASPCRO addresses illegal pesticides, fumigation

June 16, 2019 By
The Association of Structural Pest Control Regulatory Officials (ASPCRO) is working to address the problem of online sales of illegal pesticides. Read more»
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University testing proves efficacy of Pest Barrier’s Cimi-Shield

November 14, 2018 By
Cimi-Shield residues affect the ability of bed bugs to actively walk toward a heat stimulus after 72 hours of continuous exposure. Read more»
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Nisus Corp.: Bora-Care with Mold-Care

November 4, 2018 By
This co-pack of products uses Mold-Care to kill and help prevent mold along with Bora-Care to combat wood-decay fungi as well as termites and other listed wood-destroying organisms (WDOs). During new or remedial construction, a solution is topically applied to... Read more»
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USDA updates ‘IPM road map’

October 31, 2018 By
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the first update since 2013 of the National Road Map for Integrated Pest Management (IPM). It can be downloaded as a PDF here. The update culminates a yearlong review by the Federal... Read more»
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RUP status gone from ContraPest label

October 18, 2018 By
Flagstaff, Ariz.-based SenesTech, a developer of proprietary technologies for managing rat populations through fertility control, has announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the removal of “Restricted Use Only” from the label of ContraPest, a rat fertility... Read more»
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ASPCRO continues mission of education, training

May 8, 2018 By
Fair and effective regulation is vital in both public health and economic significance. Read more»
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Herding pesticide e-commerce cats

April 11, 2018 By
Some industry insiders say trying to control online sales of illegal pesticides is like trying to herd cats. Read more»
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Attorneys weigh in on the Amazon-EPA FIFRA settlement

April 9, 2018 By
"Easy access to unregulated pesticide products — and the easy money to be made selling them — make this problem difficult to solve. " Read more»
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EPA fines Terminix over Hawaii incidents

March 30, 2018 By
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $168,535 fine against Terminix International Co. for misusing three different restricted-use fumigant pesticides (RUPs), at four separate locations on Kauai. The EPA contends that the Memphis, Tenn.-based company failed to follow... Read more»
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Illegal pesticides crackdown: Amazon-EPA settlement a symptom of online resellers violating FIFRA

The landmark settlement stemmed from Amazon allegedly allowing third parties to sell and distribute, from Amazon warehouses, imported pesticides not licensed for sale in the United States. Read more»
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