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Mechanical insecticides

Mechanical pesticides 100% natural diatomaceous earth pesticides that insects won’t become immune to

Imerys has over 20 years experience with EPA-registered natural mechanical insecticides. Our mechanical insecticides provide a non-chemical, physical mode of action for insect pest control offering alternative, complementary solutions to traditional chemical pesticides.

Population growth, rising urbanization rates and climate change are all mega trends impacting how insect pests are evolving to develop insecticide resistance. Today, the world almost exclusively relies on chemical pesticides for controlling insects, a practice which has pushed natural selection towards resistance.

Imerys DeadZone™ mechanical insecticides are innocuous, natural, mineral-based solutions which provide a non-chemical, physical mode of action that insects won’t develop a resistance to.

Imerys mechanical insecticides are suitable for:

We offer a full range of bespoke formulation and technical and process support services to help you match the right mineral grade to your application requirement.

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