Sulfuryl fluoride (SF) fumigations were conducted in 10-liter glass chambers at six target concentrations (40 to 240 mg [liter.
Several studies have demonstrated efficacy of sulfuryl fluoride (SF) against wood-inhabiting insects (Barak et al.
On August 19, 2015, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) was notified by the Florida Poison Information Center Network and a local hospital of possible sulfuryl fluoride poisonings affecting a family in Martin County, in southeastern Florida.
On August 14, 2015, the house was fumigated with sulfuryl fluoride ([dagger]) to eradicate a dry-wood termite infestation.
The team discovered that Sulfuryl fluoride
(SO2F2), a gas commonly used to rid buildings of termites and other pests, is a greenhouse gas that remains in the atmosphere about 36 years, six to 10 times longer than previously thought.
Pesticide Residues Allowed on Foods
Five of the 15 toxicological monographs approved at the September 2005 meeting evaluate compounds for the first time: dimethanamid-P, fenhexamid, indoxacarb, novaluron, and sulfuryl fluoride
The research, by University of California Irvine (UCI) researchers, discovered that Sulfuryl fluoride
stays in the atmosphere at least 30-40 years and perhaps as long as 100 years.
This approach has proven successful for a variety of hardwood species using methyl bromide or sulfuryl fluoride
(SF as the fumigant [3,5,7,8].
Red beech logs harvested at the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand between 4 and 11 weeks prior were fumigated with sulfuryl fluoride
(as a methyl bromide replacement) and assessed for incidence of gray stain after normal commercial lumber processing.