LEADS ZINC PHOSPHIDE
TECHNICAL and COMMERCIAL DETAILS:
- ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Zinc phosphide 8% Powder (80g/Kg)
- MODE OF ACTION: Decomposes to phosphine in the stomach and is absorbed both as phosphine and as the phosphide. It has a toxic action on the heart, liver and kidneys. Death occurs from heart and kidney failure.
- CHEMICAL GROUP: Inorganic phosphides
Direction for Use:
Prepare crush rice, corn, dried fish or any foodstuff relished by rats. Place 1/2 teaspoon of the bait on banana leaves where rats regularly frequent or near their burrows. Pre-baiting maybe continued for 2 days to ensure acceptance of the bait.
Use the same materials as used in the pre-baiting. Mix thoroughly 2-3g of Zinc Phosphide with 100g of bait materials. Put the poisoned baits at night in places where it cannot be reached by domestic animals. The poison baiting will be for one day only. Remove and bury all leftovers. If rat nuisance reoccurs, carry out a similar baiting procedure after two weeks.