Skip to comments.EPA Bans Many Household Rat and Mouse Poisons
Posted on 06/07/2011 10:18:53 AM PDT by Nachum
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Tuesday that it plans to ban the sale of the most toxic rat and mouse poisons, as well as most loose bait and pellet products to residential customers. The goal is to better protect children, pets and wildlife. These changes are essential to reduce the thousands of accidental exposures of children that occur every year from rat and mouse control products and also to protect household pets, said Steve Owens, assistant administrator for EPAs Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. The EPA also will require that all rat and mouse poisons
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Stock up now folks. Get ‘em while they’re hot.
It’s a move of desperate self-preservation.
We use electronic “zappers”. It kills them just as dead.
Ya think that these will be used in the pills Hussein’s Death Panels will be dispensing to the elderly?
>> We use electronic zappers.
I’d like to know more. What model do you favor?
Since when did EPA become an omni-safety bureau? This should be a consumer products issue, at best.
Chicago thugs/goons now running EPA bought off by professional exterminators association. Now only professional exterminators will be able to use nasty stuff.
Children and poor hit hardest as they will have to learn to live with rats and mice since they can’t afford professionals’ fees.
The Plague, brought to you by the Plague.
So Willard wins in 2011, not 2012?
Protect children and pets? Seems we should protect them from vermin and the diseases they carry, no? You just use the bait or pellet out of reach of pets and children. We have woods behind our house and get a mouse from time to time. We also have 3 dogs. Have used the pellets and the dogs have never gotten to them.
What doesn’t the government want to control (besides spending, of course)?
Light bulbs, gas mileage, toilets, circumcision, how we trim our trees. And I heard yesterday the United States in #9 on the list of free economies? Number nine??? Sickening.
We use both Victor and Rat Zapper. Both work well. They can be put behind things and in cupboards. We have cats and it’s much safer than poison.
Next week the EPA is going to mandate that all sharp corners be rounded off.
I wish I was joking ...
Next ban: cats and small dogs?
I hope I'm not the only person to get that reference.
Protecting their own...............
Another thing to stock up on. They’re not going to be satisfied until we have a big-time return of bubonic plague.
how many more people will die from rat infestations?
do they even KNOW about the black plague?
I have a Yorkie he gets all the mice lol
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