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    Re: oxalic acid

    The only "legal" pesticides under Federal law (FIFRA) are those that come out of a container accompanied by full registration application and use label documents. That document must specify the...
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    Re: oxalic acid

    The "normal" process in the US for approving a "new" pesticide is that the manufacturer of that proposed pesticide submits an EPA application, the large fee:p, and pays for expensive studies to prove...
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    Re: oxalic acid

    Surprised? Hardly --- in fact I posted about Dadant also selling EPA registered OA with a Brushy label earlier in this thread at post #21, here: ...
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    Re: oxalic acid

    If you see a visible difference when vaporizing, my GUESS:D is that the product that creates more vapor and is slower to sublimate has absorbed more moisture from the air than the other product.
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    Re: oxalic acid

    The crux of the oxalic acid registration situation is that plain old generic oxalic acid is not a pesticide in the eyes of the EPA. It is 'wood bleach' which is not a pesticide. Its only because...
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    Re: oxalic acid

    Here is a topical story ... :D

    Amazon, EPA reach $1.2 million settlement over online sales of illegal pesticides

    A snippet from that article ...


    Hmmm .... summer interns looking to make a...
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    Re: oxalic acid

    While Florida Labs may well include "directions" as to how to use oxalic acid to kill varroa, I would be very surprised that it actually has an EPA registration number identifying that oxalic acid as...
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    Re: oxalic acid

    Depending on what that neighbor is spraying and whether he is following the pesticide label directions, and whether or not the beekeeper is using EPA registered oxalic acid, then both could be...
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    Re: oxalic acid

    Note that in addition to required Federal EPA approval & registration of all pesticides, individual states also must complete registration of those pesticides as well. If state...
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    Re: oxalic acid

    The 'mode of action' of oxalic acid in controlling varroa mites is unlikely to be through the vapor. Consider that an alternate form of application is to mix it with a weak sugar syrup and...
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    Re: oxalic acid

    Brushy Mountain is currently the only US distributor* of EPA 'labeled and approved' oxalic acid for use as a varroa pesticide. By Federal law, pesticides may only be sold and used out of a...
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