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Using Disinfectants and Sanitizers Safely

Figure 1. Disinfecting wipes contain different pesticide ingredients such as the ammonia compound shown here.

In order to stay healthy and keep our spaces clean during the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are...

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

National Pollinator Week 2020

Adult honey bee,<i>Apis mellifera</i>. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This year, National Pollinator Week is June 22 to June 28, celebrating the value that pollinators...

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 9:55 AM
Tags: bees (7), insecticides (4), label (6), less toxic (2), natural enemies (13), pesticide safety (9), pesticides (30), pollinators (4), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Correct Use of Disinfectants

covid-infographic NPIC

Many people have increased their use of disinfectants and sanitizers due to the COVID-19 crisis. It...

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 9:30 AM
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

Disinfectants are pesticides–so use safely!

Antimicrobials include several categories of products. To maintain virus-free surfaces use a disinfectant or a virucide.  Sterilants are generally more toxic and reserved for critical environments like hospitals. Infographic courtesy Enviroxyclean.

What do “pest control” and public health campaigns against SARS Cov-2 have in...

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 12:09 PM
  • Author: Mike Merchant
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Reading Pesticide Labels

Always read the label before purchasing to ensure you choose the correct product for your needs. (Credit: E Lander)

You've probably heard it's important to read the label on a pesticide bottle, but you might not...

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 4:14 PM
Tags: label (6), pesticides (30), retail (11), retail newsletter (6), retail nursery (8), safe (2), UC IPM (263), use (1), Windbiel-Rojas (12)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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