The Facts about Mothballs
Solid ball formulation of moth control products. Photo credit: Brett Bultemeier, UF/IFAS Pesticide Information Office
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Keywords

mothballs
pesticides
pesticide safety

How to Cite

Bultemeier, Brett. 2021. “The Facts about Mothballs”. EDIS 2021 (1). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-pi289-2021.

Abstract

Mothballs are widely available for purchase and familiar to many people. However, mothballs are one of the most misused products, and their misuse can cause harmful effects to people or the environment. This new 4-page publication of the UF/IFAS Pesticide Information Office will give the basics about what mothballs are, where they can be used, and their status as a pesticide. Written by Brett W. Bultemeier.
https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pi289

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-pi289-2021
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References

Fishel, F. M. 2006. Homeowner’s Guide to Pesticide Safety. PI-174. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pi051

Fishel, F. M. 2012. How to Report Pesticide Misuse in Florida. PI241. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Archived.

Vazquez, R. J., P. G. Koehler, and R. M. Pereira. 2017. Clothes Moths. ENY-223. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ig090

World Health Organization. 2009. The WHO Recommended Classification of Pesticides by Hazard and Guidelines to Classification 2009. https://www.who.int/foodsafety/publications/classification-pesticides/en/

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