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Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Fumigation

Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Fumigation include:

  • Phosphine Fumigation
  • Sulfuryl Floride Fumigation
  • Heat Treatments

Phosphine as an Alernative to Methyl Bromide Fumigation

Pros

  • Excellent penetrating power
  • Comes in two forms: solid (pellet or tablet) & as a compressed gas
  • Little to no residue
  • Can be used on In Transit Fumigations
  • Typically less expensive than other alternatives
  • More available than other fumigants

Cons

  • Concern for corrosion of copper, brass, and other semi-precious metals
  • Longer fumigation time vs. Sulfuryl Floride

Sulfuryl Floride as an Alternative to Methyl Bromide Fumigation

Pros

  • Excellent penetrating power
  • Comes in compressed gas form
  • Little to no residue
  • Less time consuming than other fumigants

Cons

Heat Treatments as an Alternative to Methyl Bromide Fumigation

Heat treatments are also a viable alternative option to fumigation. Presto-X Pest Control offers consultancy services for Heat Treatment applications.

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