Interpreting Pyrethroid Labeling
Wednesday July 4, 2012
I first want to say that I am enjoying the updates to the Master Technician series. Thank you for your vigilance in making this a current resource. Next, my question. With the change in the labeling for synthetic pyrethroids I need to confirm or maybe update my understanding of spot treatments. I have a long history in the industry and in the past I believe it was acceptable to string spot applications side-by-side together, relying on an accepted not-to-exceed percentage of a given surface of the application. At this point, I have a concern with the validity of the spot treatment percentage issue and the demands of the new labeling. Specifically, the limitations for use around the exterior of the home at windows and doorways. My question is this: Is it currently considered a compliant application if spot treatments are attached side-by-side as long as the areas of the spots combined does not exceed a certain percentage of the given surface? Thank you for your input on this concern.
Good morning Eddie, and thank you for the compliments. I see you are in Colorado, so I hope you and your home are safe from the awful fires.
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