sulfuryl fluoride

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sulfuryl fluoride

[′səl·fə‚ril ′flu̇r‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
SO2F2 A colorless gas with a melting point of -136.7°C and a boiling point of 55.4°C; used as an insecticide and fumigant.
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Douglas is shipping among other products fumigants sold under the brand names Vikane and ProFume from the USA to many clients across the world.
The successful bidder shall determine the proper dose of fumigation using a Vikane calculator, and take into
Everything is loaded into specially designed chambers that vary in size, then fumigated with Vikane gas - a colorless, odorless and tasteless fumigant that leaves absolutely no residue and is perfectly safe.
A nylon tarp is draped around the entire building and a poisonous gas--usually Vikane (sulfuryl fluoride)--is pumped inside.
Vikane gas is odorless, colorless and dissipates quickly, leaving no residue.
Vikane is preferred over methyl bromide for such an application in terms of potential ozone-layer destruction (2).
One pile served as a control and the others were fumigated using either 250 g or 375 g of Vikane per cubic meter of space under the tarpaulin.
For nearly 50 years, whole-structure fumigation with Vikane has been trusted to successfully treat more than 2 million structures.
para]]In the news release, Altamont Capital Partners Invests in Douglas Products to Support the Acquisition of Dow AgroSciences' Vikane and ProFume Fumigants Business, issued 06-Jul-2015 by Altamont Capital Partners over PR Newswire, the dateline location should read "PALO ALTO, Calif.
Last year, tens of thousands of fumigations were performed with Vikane gas fumigant, resulting in whole-structure elimination of drywood termites.
The requested service is tarpaulin method general fumigation using Vikane (sulfuryl fluoride) gas for the elimination of insects and related pests, specifically Drywood Termites and egg stages.
According to Lawton, whole-structure fumigation with Vikane gas fumigant is a popular treatment choice in California, where Western performs about 600 fumigations a month during swarming season.