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Archive for June, 2008

New EPA rat poison regs to protect kids. Industry complains of cost.

The government imposed new restrictions May 29 on some of the biggest-selling rat poisons, citing the danger they pose to children, pets and wildlife.

Beginning in October 2009, many rat poisons sold to the public in retail outlets will have to be packaged in dispensers, called bait stations, that cannot be easily tampered with by children and pets. Loose bait such as pellets will be taken off the market for home use.
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Posted on Monday, June 2nd, 2008
Under: Poison, Rat poison | 16 Comments »