Carbon Dioxide Treatment for Commodity Fumigation
EPA-APPROVED AND CERTIFIED FOR FUMIGATION OF ORGANIC POST-HARVEST APPLICATIONS
- Approved for the treatment of agriculture commodities against a wide variety of pests (see label for all pests)
- Labeled by the EPA to fumigate silos, storages, trucks, trailers, sealed railroad cars and cargo ships
- Approved for municipal, residential, commercial and field settings
- Treatment hold times vary from 24 hours to 4 days
- Certified for use in pest management programs under the USDA National Organic Program (NOP)
ABOUT IGI CO₂ POWERED BY LIPHATECH FOR COMMODITY FUMIGATION
IGI CO₂ is registered by the EPA. Although it is not widely known, CO₂ must be registered by the EPA in order to be used as a fumigation pesticide. The use of CO₂ as a pesticide is consistent with the protocols and ideologies of Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
Fumigation of commodities with IGI CO₂ can be considered as a pest control strategy, especially with technological advances in fumigation equipment.
IGI CO₂ IS CERTIFIED FOR ORGANIC USE
IGI CO₂ is not an organic gas but it is certified for use post-crop harvest to fumigate the producer’s crops. IGI CO₂ is certified for use in pest management programs under the USDA National Organic Program.
WHAT KINDS OF PESTS CAN BE FUMIGATED WITH IGI CO2?
This product is effective against the following types of pests that occur in stored products:
|Beetles, including the granary weevil, rice weevil, broadnosed grain weevil, lesser grain borer, larger grain borer, confused flour beetle, red flour beetle, American black flour beetle, khapra beetle, warehouse beetle, longheaded flour beetle, slender-horned flour beetle, larger black flour beetle, yellow mealworm, dark mealworm, black carpet beetle, rusty grain beetle, flat grain beetle, saw-toothed grain beetle, merchant grain beetle, foreign grain beetle, corn sap beetle, cigarette beetle, drugstore beetle, cowpea weevil, bean weevil, pea weevil, broadbean weevil, coffee bean weevil and cadelle.||
Psocoptera, including the book louse.
Moths, including the Angoumois grain moth, Indian meal moth, almond moth, raisin moth, tobacco moth, Mediterranean flour moth, meal moth, rice moth, navel orangeworm, webbing clothes moth, casemaking clothes moth and carpet moth.
Agricultural pests*, including thrips and spider mites.
*Not permitted for use against the following species in California: Agricultural pests, including thrips and spider mites.
IGI CO2 Availability
• New York City, NY
• Philadelphia, PA
• Central New Jersey
• Washington, DC
• Baltimore, MD
• New Orleans, LA
• Sacramento, CA
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