PUBLIC NOTICE: APPLICATION TO CONTROL MOSQUITOES BARRIER AND ULV ADULTICIDE

Date: 9/12/2021

The Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control and Wetlands Management District is conducting an application to control adult mosquitoes at in Byfield MA in the evening on 9-12-21 In case of inclement weather, the Back up date of application would be the 9/13/21. The areas to be treated are Orchard Street to Central Street to I95 AND Middle Road to Highfield Road to Scotland Road to I95 AND all streets within that boundary (Wayside, Pearson, Courser Brook, Fruit Street, Roger’s Lane, Austin, Marsh Meadow, Livingston Lane).

The materials to be applied:

Suspend Polyzone (EPA Reg# 432-1514). Active Ingredient: Deltamethrin 4.75%. Suspend Polyzone is a long-lasting, up to 90 days, and effective residual barrier formulation that controls adult mosquitoes, even in warmer and wet environments. The Safety Data Sheet and product label can be viewed at https://www.nemassmosquito.org/public-education/pages/adulticide

 Suspend SC (EPA Reg# 432-763). Active Ingredient: Deltamethrin 4.75%. Suspend SC is an advanced-generation pyrethroid that fights more than 50 pests including mosquitoes. It works at remarkably low concentrations and provides fast knockdown with a long residual. This product contains no synergist, therefore no Piperonyl Butoxid (PBO). The Safety Data Sheet and product label can be viewed at https://www.nemassmosquito.org/public-education/pages/adulticide

Zenivex E4-RTU (EPA Reg# 2724-807). Active Ingredient: Etofenprox (CAS #80844-07-1) 4%. Zenivex E4 RTU mosquito adulticide is a high efficacy, reduced risk adulticide that provides quick, permanent knockdown and reliable control of adult mosquito populations in any mosquito habitat flying at the time of application. This product contains no synergist, therefore no Piperonyl Butoxide (PBO). The Safety Data Sheet and product label can be viewed at https://www.nemassmosquito.org/public-education/pages/adulticide

Duet Dual Action Adulticide (EPA REG. NO.: 1021-1795-8329). Active Ingredients: (Prallethrin: (RS)-2-methyl-4-oxo-3-(2-propynyl) cyclopent2-enyl-(1RS)-cis, trans-chrysanthemate) 1%. Duet is a high efficacy, reduced-risk mosquito adulticide that provides a quick, permanent knockdown and provides reliable control of adult mosquito populations in any mosquito habitat flying at the time of application. This product is an oil soluble synergized synthetic pyrethroid for effective control of adult mosquitoes. The Safety Data Sheet and product label can be viewed at https://www.nemassmosquito.org/public-education/pages/adulticide

The vehicle is a mid-sized white pickup truck, marked with the NEMMC seal and will be driving slowly through the above designated areas with yellow lights activated. Residents and pets should remain indoors while the vehicle is operating in these designated areas. Air conditioners may remain ON. Please close doors and windows on the street side; they can be reopened within half an hour after truck passes. Recommendations are specific to ground spraying.

For further information contact the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control and Wetlands Management District at 978-352-2800.