What is Mephos?

MEPHOS is an Aluminium Phosphide fumigant obtained by blending aluminium and phosphorus. It is distributed under the form of tablets and pellets. MEPHOS reacts with ambient air moisture to release phosphine gas, a very potent fumigant with many applications.

CHARACTERISTICS OF
MEPHOS

High penetration

Aluminium Phosphide is a small molecule with a density similar to air and therefore it has excellent penetration into commodities

Economical

MEPHOS is an economical fumigant which doesn’t require expensive application equipment

Easy application, handling & storage

MEPHOS comes in the form of tablets or pellets packaged in carton boxes perfectly adapted for easy application, transportation and storage

Eco-friendly

MEPHOS is not an ozone depleting substance and has no global warming potential

APPLICATION

MEPHOS is used to fumigate raw and processed stored grains from insects and rodents  and controls eggs, larvae, pupae and adults of most stored product pests.

Beneficiaries

  • Agro-industries: feed mills, soybean mills, silos, silobags
  • Warehouses
  • Quarantine and pre-shipment: containers, stacks, vessel holds

Commodities

Stored grains: cereals, beans

Seeds

Livestock meal

Fishmeal

Target Pests

Beetles

Weevils

Moths

Mites

Mites

Rodents

For more info regarding MEPHOS applications and target pests, refer to the product label and application manual or just contact us directly.