St. Gabriel Organic INSECT DUST - Diatomaceous Earth is a FOOD GRADE product that is OMRI Listed for organic production. Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth works by penetrating the exoskeleton of insects and dehydrating them using all natural ingredients that are safe for your family, pets, and the environment. Use Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth indoors and outdoors to combat a number of soft body crawling insects such as fleas, ticks, ants, earwigs, cockroaches, palmetto bugs, and silverfish. With results lasting for nine months St. Gabriel Organic INSECT DUST - Diatomaceous Earth is a safe and responsible choice for pest control.
|Active Ingredient:||Diatomaceous Earth Silicon dioxide - 85% Other elemental oxides - 10% Moisture - 5%|
|Target pests:||Controls ants, ticks, fleas, cockroaches, earwigs, palmetto bugs, millipedes, centipedes, silverfish, crickets, ticks, slugs, carpet beetles, palmetto bugs, and other soft body crawling insects.|
|For use in:||Indoors and outdoors. In cracks and crevices; behind and beneath appliances, cabinets, and garbage areas; around sewer pipes, drains, foundations, and windows; in attics and basements; on patios; along baseboards; under carpeting; in and around pet bedding and sleeping quarters|
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed.|
|Yield:||4.4 lb will treat 1,800 square feet.|
|Manufactured By:||St. Gabriel Organics (UPC: 699064500207)|
FOOD GRADE diatomaceous earth. OMRI Listed for organic production.
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11 of 12 people found this review helpful:
By Mrs on March 11, 2013
My nieces & nephews are safe around it, my pets are safe around it & it WORKS! Bugs DO NOT like this stuff...PERIOD.
9 of 15 people found this review helpful:
By Helga on December 17, 2012
It Worked! but dust was everywhere. If you would like a review i would suggest not telling me how many letters I have to use to get it done. People have schedules and lead pretty busy lives
9 of 10 people found this review helpful:
You Can't Go Wrong!
By Al on March 29, 2013
The BEST product for getting rid of silverfish. I used the duster to put it in outlet boxes and under cabinets. Those little critters were gone that night!
8 of 8 people found this review helpful:
One Happy Homeowner
July 15, 2013
I had an invasion of little ants on my kitchen cabinets around the sink area. I kept killing them with liquid dish soap and they kept coming. Didn't want too but out of desperation I sprinkled Sevin 5 insect Dust over the area but it didn't completely stop them and who likes poison on their cabinets? Just one thin application of Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth around the back of the sink and they were gone and haven't been back. I may not be able to pronounce it but it works great.
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By Anthony on October 10, 2013
Very happy I found this company. The product was shipped fast (free), and the price was reasonable. What else can you ask for. I used the earth for fleas on my dog and cat, and it was very helpful.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
Best Stuff Out There
By Jennifer on October 11, 2013
We bought this for fleas, silverfish and roaches. It was great because we have little children and dogs. It worked quickly and it didn't bother the kids or pets. I highly recommed this stuff to anyone. Note: A little does go a long way.
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GETS THE JOB DONE.
By Wanda on September 23, 2013
If you have any insect problem especially around your window screens dust some on the windowsills and the offending insects will keep away. Basements,attics,doorways,porch,stairs,all actives areas. I do recommend this product to anyone with a insect problem.
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February 15, 2013Tami from Ny, Ny asked:
QCan people take the insect dust diatomaceous food grade OMRI?
I take food grade from wolfcreek and recently purchased a bag of the insect dust, the lady in the store said yes, but I do not see any mixing instructions.
AThan manufacturer St Gabriels says NO. This product is manufactured on the same machinery that produces things you should not ingest.
November 29, 2012David from Forest Park, Illinois asked:
QDoes this brand of diatomaceous earth also kill bed bugs?
AYes. Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth will kill bedbugs. Diatomaceous Earth should not be the only product used in the fight against bed bugs as it does not kill quick enough. For best results, use Bedlam or Bedlam Plus in addition to the dust product.
July 24, 2013Harry from Castro Valley, Ca asked:
QWe have fleas inside our home, do we have to spread Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth all over the carpets?
We have spread it all over the carpets and the dust is all over the place because we kick it up when walking through the house. Do we have to vacuum up the old before applying new? Our holistic doctor said to apply it once a week for 4 weeks. We are still getting bites how do we stop the fleas?
AYou can apply Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth under carpet. We recommend to go ahead and vaccum the carpets. This help to bring the fleas up to the surface and in contact with the D.E. You want to stick with applcaitions to, cracks and crevices; behind and beneath appliances, cabinets, and garbage areas; around sewer pipes, drains, foundations, and windows; in attics and basements; on patios; along baseboards; under carpeting; in and around pet bedding and sleeping quarters. You can use Alpine Flea Insecticide with IGR inside your home. please check out our video How to Get Rid of Fleas.
September 2, 2009Lois asked:
QCan I put Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth on the herbs in my herb garden?
March 24, 2013Ruth from Boca Raton, Florida asked:
QIf Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth is used before rain, will it be useless?
AFood Grade Diatomaceous Earth can be washed away if it is applied in open areas and it rains outdoors. Most folks choose to apply Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth directly in cracks and crevices around doors, windows, vents, places where cables, pipes and wire enter through the structure rather than all over the ground. This keeps the product protected and it keeps the product where pests are known to try and gain entrance into your home.
April 24, 2013Lynn from White Bear Lake, Mn asked:
QWill Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth work on Boxelder Bugs?
AFood Grade Diatomaceous Earth is not labeled for Box elder Bugs. This product will treat soft body insects not so much like the boxelder bugs that have hard exoskeletons. Here is a link for all of the products that do treat box elder bugs. Demon Wp is a great product to treat box elder bugs.
August 1, 2013Stephanie from Ny asked:
QCan you use this product directly on an animal?
I happen to have a flea frenzy in my house at the moment. I'm solving the problem house wise but animal wise there's still a couple here and there and they don't seem to be going away, even with flea treatments. I was wondering if this product can be used on an animal specifically a cat to get rid of fleas?
ASt. Gabriel Organic INSECT DUST - Diatomaceous Earth is a FOOD GRADE product but it is not labeled to be applied to pets. We do several other products that can be used on cats. We offer products like Petcor and Prefurred Plus for cats. Petcor Flea Spray contains Precor IGR, an insect growth regulator that targets fleas in the egg and larval stages of development.
February 1, 2014Pete from San Antonio, Tx asked:
QWhat is the health risk to a human if the product were to be inhaled? Not purposefully, of course, as with a straw and a mirror, but rather accidentally because the product got airborne.
AFood Grade Diatomaceous Earth should be applied lightly and uniformly. There should not be a large amount of dust in the air. The manufacturer states that Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth is not for ingestion. We recommend to contact St. Gabriel Organics (800) 801-0061 if a large amount has been inhaled.
October 24, 2013Oil asked:
QWhat is the crystalline silica percentage in St. Gabriels Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth?
April 9, 2014Shawn from Champaign Il. asked:
QCan you use Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth in children's sandboxes?
Daycare center has a community sandbox can it be applied directly to sandbox?
AWe would not recommend to apply Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth directly into a childs sandbox. Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth is not labeled to be consumed and since children could potentially eat the sand, we cannot recommend it.
June 13, 2013Kimberly from Humboldt, Tn asked:
QWill Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth kill brown recluses?
AFood Grad Diatomaceaous Earth will not kill brown recluse. You want to use a residual spray like Eco PCO WP-X to treat brown recluse.
April 18, 2013Carole from Westerly, Ri asked:
QCan you spread Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth close to an herb garden?
AYou can use it close to an herb garden but you should not use it in the herb garden.
June 22, 2013Ly from La, Ca asked:
QIs Food Grade Diatomaceous effective in getting rid of springtails?
AFood Grade Diatomaceous Earth will kill springtails. Please review our article "How to Get Rid of Springtails" that will explain all the things you can do to treat and prevent for springtails.