What is DeterMite®?
DeterMite® is an effective organic pesticide, based on the well proven active ingredient bifenthrin®.
DeterMite is a dual action preservative, repelling termites from the treated zone, and if consumed, also acts as an effective insecticide.
When used with engineered wood products, DeterMite is mixed directly with the adhesive and applied in-line with the normal production system.
DeterMite H2S is suitable for H2S only. For details on what the hazard classifications are please go to the Treatment Guide page.
Important Information - DeterMite® H2S
- Job site storage - intended for interior use only - store off the ground & cover to protect from water and allow for ventilation.
- Do not burn preserved wood.
- Wear dust mask & goggles when cutting or sanding wood.
- Wear gloves when working with wood.
- Some preservative may migrate from the treated wood into soil/water or may dislodge from the treated wood surface upon contact with skin. Wash exposed skin areas thoroughly.
- Fasteners and other hardware must be compliant with building codes.
- All sawdust and construction debris should be cleaned up and disposed of after construction.
- Wash work clothes separately from other household clothing before re-use.
- Preserved wood should not be used where it may come into direct or indirect contact with drinking water, except for uses involving incidental contact such as fresh water docks and bridges.
- Do not use preserved wood under circumstances where the preservative may become a component of food, animal feed or beehives.
- Do not use preserved wood as mulch.
- Only preserved wood that is visibly clean and free of surface residue should be used.
- If the wood becomes wet during construction, it should be allowed to dry before being covered or enclosed.
- Disposal Recommendations: Preserved wood may be disposed of in landfills or burned in commercial or industrial incinerators or boilers in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
- Mould growth can and does occur on the surface of many products, including untreated and treated wood, during prolonged surface exposure to excessive moisture conditions. To remove mould from the treated wood surface, wood should be allowed to dry. Typically, mild soap and water can be used to remove remaining surface mould. For more information visit www.epa.gov.