SilicoSec®

Natural diatomaceous earth for hazard-free control of insects in stored grain and storage rooms

Product description

SilicoSec® is a non-chemical natural alternative for the control of insects in stored grains and storage rooms. The active ingredient amorphous diatomaceous earth is composed of fossilized sweet water diatoms.

SilicoSec®  is active against all kinds of crawling insects, also against moth larvae. It is applied to the preferred hiding places and travel routes of the insects. The fine SilicoSec®  powder sticks to the body of the insects and kills them within a short time. Up to now no resistances against SilicoSec®  have been identified. 

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Application

Storage protection

Application details

Use in grain:

SilicoSec® can be added to the grain during storage or relocation. To ensure uniform distribution the correct amount of the product is added into the moving stream of grain transported by auger or conveyor belt. Pneumatic handling equipment is not suitable to mix or transport grain with SilicoSec®.

Preventive use: 1 kg/ton of grain

Curative use: 2 kg/ton of grain

Treatment of empty storage rooms:

10 – 20 g/m² of store surface. Before application the empty storage room has to be cleaned carefully. Afterwards SilicoSec® is distributed by blast gun or hand duster evenly in the whole room. Special attention needs to be paid to cracks and crevices where insects can hide.

Product Details

Storage

Keep dry. Shelf life at least 24 months. The product is non-perishable beyond guaranteed minimum durability.

Packaging

2 kg, 15 kg

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