EPA To Ban Certain Rodent Poisons | February 4, 2013 Issue - Vol. 91 Issue 5 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 91 Issue 5 | p. 7 | News of The Week
Issue Date: February 4, 2013 | Web Date: January 31, 2013

EPA To Ban Certain Rodent Poisons

Pesticides: To protect children and wildlife, the agency has decided to ban products that contain toxic chemicals
Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: pesticides, EPA, Reckitt Benckiser, rat poison, rodent control , rodenticides

To stop the accidental exposure of some 10,000 children a year to mouse and rat poison, EPA is moving to ban a dozen products sold as d-CON.

EPA said last week that d-CON maker Reckitt Benckiser is the only company that refuses to adopt measures to protect children and wildlife from all rodent control products it sells for consumer use.

“Moving forward to ban . . .

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