Thursday October 18, 2012

Transport® Mikron™ Insecticide Now Labeled To Control Bed Bugs on Mattresses and Luggage

PHILADELPHIA, October 2012 – Transport® Mikron™ insecticide recently received supplemental labeling from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to control bed bugs on mattresses and inside empty luggage, announced FMC Corporation. The product may be applied where evidence of bed bugs occurs.

For infested mattresses, linens must be removed and washed before reuse. Transport Mikron should be applied to tufts, seams, folds and edges until moist. It should be allowed to dry before making the bed. For treatment of luggage, remove all clothes and other articles before application.

Transport Mikron may also be used on bed frames, box springs, dressers, clothes closets, carpet edges and wall hangings, as well as electrical switch plates, door frames, bookcases and window frames. When treating furniture, pay special attention to tufts, folds, seams and difficult-to-access areas.

“This supplemental label allows Pest Management Professionals (PMPs) to apply Transport Mikron in most areas of a bedroom when there is evidence of bed bugs,” said Catherine Bernard, pest product manager, for FMC Professional Solutions.“With this supplemental label and the Food and Feed Handling Establishment supplemental label, PMPs

can now use Transport Mikron for nearly all of their pest treatment needs. PMPs can mix a tank or sprayer with Mikron for multiple jobs and not worry about the formulation settling out.”

Introduced to the pest management professional industry in 2011, Transport Mikron is a clear, highly advanced, non-repellent liquid insecticide formulation.

For more information, contact your local Market Specialist or visit And be sure to follow us on Twitter at @FMCpest or visit our blog at

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About FMC Corporation
FMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial, environmental and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. In 2011, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.4 billion. The company employs approximately 5,500 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in three segments: Agricultural Products, Specialty Chemicals and Industrial Chemicals. For more information, visit

Always read and follow label directions. FMC and Mikron are trademarks of FMC Corporation. Transport is a trademark of Nippon Soda Co., LTD. ©2012 FMC Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

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