Fleabusters Inside Service Non-Toxic?
Non-Toxic - Yes or No!
It seems like such a simple question so why isn't the answer simple. The reason is the California Environmental Protection Agency also known as EPA views everything as varying degrees of Toxicity. Lets look at how Toxicology is determined and see if that helps to explain it.
I don't have pets, so why do I have fleas?
Although fleas have typically been a seasonal problem for pet owners throughout California, we have seen all this change. Fleabusters have noticed in California specifically fleas are becoming a much larger problem year around and we have seen a marked increase in the number of homes effected without pets or any other obvious cause of an infestation. Do you fit into one of these categories? If you do have pets you probably noticed an increase in the amount of flea related issues your having and your not alone. As the fleas become more immune to current products on the market and stronger products being banned in California we expect this problem to only expand. Because of the method Fleabusters Powder uses for killing the fleas they can never become immune to it. This is very good news for anyone battling a flea problem. Although we do want to stress that this is one of those situations where an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Having Fleabusters treat your home before you have fleas will keep it from getting infested. Once infested it will take up to 6 weeks for the Fleabusters process to eradicate the fleas from your home. This is because we don't use a poison. Poisons act faster then the Fleabuster powder, but have a short life span and must be reapplied. So preventing an infestation will keep you from battling the 6 weeks and spending the money needed to treat pets that are being attached by fleas and the illnesses that can be caused by fleas.
Information is free so educate yourself before you find yourself in the battle between you, your pet and the pesky, resilient flea.
Subject LD50 Ratings (toxicology ratings of everyday products)
Toxicology is defined as the science of poisons; their effect on the body, various antidotes for their action, and their detection in body fluids and tissues. The science of toxicology has been known of for hundreds of years. . . we have only recently done a better job of measuring toxicity on an apples-to-apples basis from one chemical or product to the next. Most of us understand that when the doctor gives us a prescription the difference between a therapeutic dose and a toxic one is only a matter of quantity. The quantity of ingestion is therefore a primary unit by which the toxicity of a product is measured. All products can be toxic if consumed in large enough quantities and/or with sufficient exposure.
What may be a toxic dose for an individual weighing 110 pounds may not be for an individual weighing 200 pounds. The message here is that fat can be safer... it’s a great excuse for not losing weight and I think I’ll start using it. The real point is that quantity is not absolute for all individuals. Therefore, quantity with respect to body weight is critical in comparing the toxicity of different products on an apples-to-apples basis.
The quantity with respect to body weight that can create a lethal dose can be determined on almost anything. These tests are conducted on a variety of animals. Usually rats are used and the units used to express oral toxicity are identified as milligrams per kilogram of body weight (mg/kg body wt.)This measurement is known as an oral LD rating. The LD rating for any given product is the amount of that product needed to kill fifty percent of a laboratory population of rats. With these ratings we have a means to fairly evaluate toxicity risk from one product to the next.
It is interesting that when the toxicity ratings of various products are compared how quickly our perspective and understanding change. Toxicity is generally misunderstood so it helps to demonstrate how toxic sodium polyborate, AKA Fleabusters Powder is when compared to other products we are already familiar with. The following list should help you and others better put toxicity in perspective. Keep in mind that the higher the LD50rating the safer a product is because it would take a higher quantity per pound of body weight. Additionally, one kilogram is equivalent to 2.2 pounds.
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