Robert's Rants
Robert's Rants
A personal blog on the Canadian pesticide industry and other pet peeves and interests

Robert’s Rule on Rodenticides: “What’s the Worse that can Happen”

Here’s the bare facts: I believe the Industry has been given a false sense of comfort on the Evo Express and tampering.   Is the Evo 100% safe in preventing secondary poisoning?  Nope. The other problem is we only have bromadiolone to use outdoors.  (except in underground burrows which is considered “indoors”) Of the 2 – […]

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EVO and RESOLVE. Too good to be true?

I’ve beat this dead horse before, until it turned into horse jerky, but a word from the wise (me!) Tamper Proof – nothing can get inside   (like my brain) Tamper Resistant – kinda holds ’em back  (like my diet) Tamper Evident – red flag goes up once it’s been tampered with (like my hand in […]

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Percy’s Prognostications – My Outlook for 2016: the Year of the Ant

Okay, I think the title says everything. But when I gaze in my crystal ball…plus look at the last 10 years historical data, weather patterns, degree days, average CO2 levels, frost lines and days of sun…. Okay I made some of that up…. I predict a heavier than “normal” ant year. Seriously. But think about […]

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Okay…enough fooling around…here’s the law (and the real list!)

Before I put you to sleep with the PMRA ruling (ahem)…my list of bait stations Gardex carries that meet all the criteria for using a Commercial indoors or outdoors: JUST ABOUT EVERY SINGLE ONE! (provided you sticker the outside with the product info) Nearly all bait stations from Bell Labs, B&G and Lipha are designed […]

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TIER 2 Bait Stations – Here is the Ultimate List (part 2)

Since this continues to raise it’s ugly head, I’ve decided it best to have the Ultimate list of all Tier 2 Bait Stations registered in Canada: Here it is: Nothing? Let’s Try Again: Still Nothing Hmmmmmmm….does that mean there really isn’t one? Correct! There is no Tier 2 bait station approved in Canada.

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TIER 1 Bait Stations – Here is the Ultimate List

Since this continues to raise it’s ugly head, I’ve decided it best to have the Ultimate list of all Tier 1 Bait Stations registered in Canada: Here it is: Nothing? Let’s Try Again: Still Nothing Hmmmmmmm….does that mean there really isn’t one? Correct! There is no Tier 1 bait station approved in Canada.

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