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Transport Mikron Approved for Food Handling Establishments

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The supplemental label allows use of the product in food-handling areas in all but three states. FMC also announced the introduction of Pest Wire blog.

| June 8, 2012

PHILADELPHIA– Transport  Mikron insecticide recently received supplemental labeling from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use as a spot or crack-and-crevice treatment in both food/feed areas and non-food areas of food/feed handling establishments in all states except New York, Hawaii and California, where registrations are pending, announced FMC Corporation.

Food/feed handling establishments are defined as places other than private residences in which exposed food or feed is held, processed, prepared or served. Other areas included in the supplemental label are:
•    Receiving
•    Storing
•    Packaging (canning, bottling, wrapping, boxing)
•    Preparing
•    Edible waste storage
•    Enclosed processing systems
•    Serving areas

“The supplemental labeling opens up many new opportunities for the use of Transport Mikron,” said Catherine Bernard, pest product manager for FMC Professional Solutions. “You can now provide the same excellent pest control to your food-handling establishment customers as you provide to your other accounts with Transport Mikron.”

Introduced to the pest management professional industry in 2011, Transport Mikron is a clear, highly advanced, non-repellent liquid insecticide formulation. Transport Mikron is proven to be highly effective against pests common to food-handling establishments, including cockroaches, ants (excluding pharaoh and Argentine ants) and flies, FMC reports.

Spot or crack and crevice applications of Transport Mikron may be made while the facility is in operation; however, cover or remove food from area being treated.

For more information, contact your local market secialist or visit www.fmcprosolutions.com.

 

FMC Introduces Pest Wire Blog

A bike riding entomologist, a scary new invasive ant, the tick resurgence of 2012, and the latest on the new Verifi bed bug detector... all of these and more will be topics on Pest Wire, a new blog from FMC Professional Solutions.

Log on to the Pest Wire to learn tricks of the trade from fellow PMPs, best practices for tough pest problems, product stewardship advice, regulatory updates and more. Reader comments and suggestions also are welcome.

“Our goal is to provide you with tips and tools so you can better serve your customers, while also providing an informal forum for discussing industry issues," said Catherine Bernard, pest product manager for FMC Professional Solutions.

Visit Pest Wire at http://www.fmcpestwire.com/.
 

 

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