Safer Insecticidal Soap pt *RESTRICTED*
Biodegradable contact insecticide effectively controls mites, aphids, earwigs, lace bugs, leafhoppers, mealybugs, scale, spider mites, thrips, tent caterpillars and whiteflies.Fatty acids penetrate the insects’ soft outer membranes and disrupt normal functions. Use approximately 2½ oz/gal water. Hard water can reduce soap’s effectiveness; if your water is hard, use distilled water. EPA reg. 42697-60. Baystate Organic Certification Note: Use restriction - May be used as an algicide/demosser, herbicide or insecticide if the requirements of §205.206(e) are met, which requires the use of preventative, mechanical, physical, and other pest, weed, and disease management practices. When used as an herbicide may only be used for farmstead maintenance (roadways, ditches, right of ways, building perimeters) and ornamental crops. Note from Baystate Organic Certifiers: Baystate Organic Certifiers indicates that it is allowed with restriction. Prevention must be used first.