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2014-08-04 08:23:28

EAGAN, Minn., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EPA has approved protocols developed by ATS Labs that would allow antimicrobial product developers to register disinfection and sanitizer products intended for fogging or misting applications. The protocol will confirm a product's antimicrobial efficacy against public health organisms when tested in the dedicated fogging and misting testing room at ATS Labs' Eagan, MN, facility. Environments that would benefit from large space single...

2014-02-12 23:28:07

Air Duct Cleaning Equipment Manufacturer, Air-Care, has brought to market the world’s first dual tank ULV fogging machine. Christened the Max II Dual Tank Fogger, the new machine offers advantages over its predecessor. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 About the Max II Dual Tank ULV Fogger A fogger is an essential piece of gear in various industries, including Jan-San, Fire and Flood Restoration, Pest Control, Carpet Cleaning and Air Duct Cleaning. The Max II Dual Tank Fogger was...

Bug Bombs Ineffective Against Bedbugs, But Booze May Help
2012-06-04 08:52:50

Commonly used bug bomb foggers used to rid homes of bedbugs have proven ineffective against the tiny blood-sucking insects, according to researchers of a new study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology. The products, known as “bug bombs” or “foggers,” have been sold and used for decades to control common household insects. And they have been even more popular in homes, hotels, and dorm rooms since a resurgence in bedbug infestations within the past decade....

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2011-09-24 08:23:27

Improper use of insecticides by individuals looking to kill bedbugs resulted in 80 illnesses and one fatality over a three-year period, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released on Thursday. The CDC study included data from 12 states, only seven of which -- California, Florida, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Texas and Washington -- reported illnesses that resulted from bedbug insecticides. Most of the cases originated from New York City, "the home...

2008-11-19 21:50:27

Health officials in Washington state say dozens of illnesses and injuries due to exposure to bug bombs have been reported since 2005. The Department of Health issued a public warning last month, saying many people aren't aware the products can be a health risk. Health officials said the most common mistakes consumers make include using too many foggers in an area, not following directions on re-entry and ventilation and leaving foggers in reach of young children. The Department of Health said...

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2008-08-04 09:05:00

By Ryan Robinson Some pesticides very commonly used by homeowners and farmers alike may not be as safe as previously thought. A first-time analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data by the Center for Public Integrity found certain pesticides believed to be not nearly as toxic as most actually cause a high percentage of poisonings and some deaths. CPI reviewed the past 10 years' worth of more than 90,000 adverse- reaction reports filed with the EPA by pesticide manufacturers. The...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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