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Posts Tagged: pesticide safety

How to Use Pesticides Safely

Reading a pesticide label prior to purchasing.

February is a month where we celebrate and acknowledge many things: Black History Month,...

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Tags: disposal (2), February (1), garden (42), home (9), label (7), personal protective equipment (8), pesticide (25), pesticide safety (12), pesticides (32), PPE (9), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Stop Illegal Pesticide Sales Online

US EPA Logo and Header

EPA orders Amazon to halt illegal pesticides sales  News Releases from US...

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 3:39 PM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Bug Bombs—Dangerous and Not Always Effective

Figure 1. Many brands of total release foggers or

Insecticide foggers, also known as total release foggers or “bug bombs” (Figure 1), are...

Posted on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bed bug (1), Blecker (2), cockroaches (11), fogger (2), home (9), insecticide (3), Messenger-Sikes (3), pesticide (25), pesticide safety (12), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Carbaryl Becomes Restricted Material

Products containing carbaryl, like some Sevin products, won't be sold in retail nursuries and garden centers.

Starting August 1, 2020, all pesticides containing the active ingredient carbaryl will be...

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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

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