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St. Gabriel Organic Diatomaceous Earth insect dust is OMRI Listed for organic production. 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 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 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:||Ants, Ticks, Fleas, Cockroaches, Earwigs, Palmetto bugs, Millipedes, Centipedes, Silverfish, Crickets, Slugs, Carpet Beetles and other soft body crawling insects|
|For use in:||Indoors and Outdoors: Cracks and Crevices; behind and beneath Appliances, Cabinets, and Garbage areas; around Sewer Pipes, Drains, Foundations, and Windows; Attics and Basements; Patios; Baseboards; under Carpeting; in and around Pet Bedding and Sleeping area|
* See label for complete application instructions
|Pet safe:||Yes, if used as directed on label|
|Yield:||4.4 lbs. will treat 1,800 square feet|
|Shipping Weight:||4.66 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||St. Gabriel Organics (Mfg. Number: 500207)|
Organic diatomaceous earth. OMRI Listed for organic production.
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37 of 39 people found this review helpful:
By Mrs in Ceres, CA on 03/11/2013
My nieces & nephews are safe around it, my pets are safe around it & it WORKS! Bugs DO NOT like this stuff...PERIOD.
34 of 34 people found this review helpful:
One Happy Homeowner
By in Lubbock, Texas on 07/15/2013
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.
24 of 25 people found this review helpful:
Best Stuff Out There
By Jennifer in Louisville,KY on 10/11/2013
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.
22 of 42 people found this review helpful:
By Helga in Northport NY on 12/17/2012
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
20 of 21 people found this review helpful:
By Anthony in morganton, n.c. on 10/10/2013
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.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful:
By Carolyn in Baltimore, Maryland on 05/12/2016
The product Organic Diatomaceous Earth is the best product I have experienced for water bug control.
15 of 16 people found this review helpful:
By Mandy in clinton tn on 11/20/2015
I used for bed bugs and i put some in a pill bittle and put a few bed bugs in there to test it out and it killed them immediately. This is my first night of battling them so far im very grateful for this product .
12 of 12 people found this review helpful:
By Lori in Atlanta, GA on 10/01/2015
Used it to get ride of fleas. Will use again if necessary!
7 of 7 people found this review helpful:
By James in Tahlequah ok on 01/25/2015
work good a bit of a mess but well worth it
7 of 7 people found this review helpful:
organic diatomaceous earth
By David in wabash,indiana on 09/27/2014
domyownpestcontrol hooked us up on some of the item above and this stuff works great..we have pets and when you have pets all the stuff that goes with them come to...fleas!!!! but now they are gone!!!!!!thank you much will buy from again
7 of 7 people found this review helpful:
Millions of millipedes
By Nelscine in Atlanta, Georgia on 07/08/2014
I previously used Diatomaceous Earth to control an out of control ant population many years ago. This time I was overrun with millipedes inside my home. Within a day, they were curling up and drying up! Within a week, I saw only an occasional millipede crawling. I like this product because I have a very curious yorkie and needed something pet safe! I searched high and low and could only get it quickly from Domyownpestcontrol - rec'd within 2 days of placing order- other sites promised 7-10 day delivery! 5star customer service!
4 of 4 people found this review helpful:
Great for safe use
By Tsk in Homewood, IL on 07/03/2014
I like that this is safe to use in the home as well as outdoors in regards to pets and people. Hope it knocks down the chiggers in the garden!
16 of 18 people found this review helpful:
By Tim in San Antonio, Texas on 06/16/2014
This is a great product that I dusted on my garage floor. Fleas were mostly gone in two days. All residuals gone in four. I highly recommend this product even for careful pet application (protect animal's face during dusting.)
11 of 12 people found this review helpful:
GETS THE JOB DONE.
By Wanda in Frankfort,NY on 09/23/2013
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.
19 of 21 people found this review helpful:
You Can't Go Wrong!
By Al in Gettysburg, PA on 03/29/2013
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!
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10/16/2014 George from Norcross
QIs diatomaceous earth safe for pets?
AYes, Diatomaceous Earth is safe for pets when used as directed. However, this product should NOT be applied directly to pets.
02/15/2013 Tami from Ny, Ny
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.
03/24/2013 Ruth from Boca Raton, Florida
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.
07/24/2013 Harry from Castro Valley, Ca
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 vacuum the carpets. This help to bring the fleas up to the surface and in contact with the D.E. You want to stick with applications 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.
QCan I put Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth on the herbs in my herb garden?
08/22/2015 William from Douglasville, Ga
QDo you sell Organic Diatomaceous Earth in 25 or 50 pound bags?
A We do not currently sell any diatomaceous earth in a quantity of this size. The largest quantity that we sell is St. Gabriel's Organics Diatomaceous Earth, in 4.4 lb. bags.
We do not currently sell any diatomaceous earth in a quantity of this size. The largest quantity that we sell is St. Gabriel's Organics Diatomaceous Earth, in 4.4 lb. bags.
07/28/2015 Bob from Margate
QWhat if my dog licked some of the Organic Diatomaceous Earth?
A We recommend that your dog not be present during the application of Organic Diatomaceous Earth and until the dust settles. It is suggested to apply in areas that are inaccessible to pets. If your dog has licked the product and you notice any sudden changes in health/behavior, contact your local vet for treatment advice. You should refer to the MSDS for more safety information.
We recommend that your dog not be present during the application of Organic Diatomaceous Earth and until the dust settles. It is suggested to apply in areas that are inaccessible to pets. If your dog has licked the product and you notice any sudden changes in health/behavior, contact your local vet for treatment advice. You should refer to the MSDS for more safety information.
05/10/2015 Specialty from Chattanooga, Tn
QWho is the expert answering these posts?
With all due respect, the answers to most of these concerns are the exact opposite of hundeds of sites that have tested DE in laboratories. They found the effects on humans and pets to be OK. Bedbugs can be gone and ingestion is OK to a degree. I see that this responder always gives an alternative product that they sell. What I suggest for those who have questionable concerns is to visit diamaceousearth.com. It has a Veterinarian on site and every question is answered without a biased sales pitch. If this post is not published, I have multiple others to post it. Not to slander My Own Pest Control ... but to merely viewers to read what is said, and make a sensible judgement call of their own. I have 11780 views on one of my sites, I believe that the Silicon level is 80-85%, according to every study I viewed. I found no distinction between "for food or not for food" from over 50 articles.
AWe have a team of experts that answer our thousands of Q&A posts at DoMyOwnPestControl. Regarding DE or any other product, we must recommend that products be used according to the product labels for safety and legality. The product label is what is legally approved for use, and that is what we must recommend for both the safety of our customers and the integrity of our company. We are not independent researchers or scientists in a laboratory and cannot make claims or recommendations that are not in accordance with the approved product labels. We hope you understand our policy and practice regarding this matter.
06/06/2014 Don from Pa.
QCan Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth be mixed with water and sprayed on?
AThe Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth label does not give instructions for mixing with water so we would not advise of this use. It is a dust that is applied 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.
04/09/2014 Shawn from Champaign Il.
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.
02/01/2014 Pete from San Antonio, Tx
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.
08/01/2013 Stephanie from Ny
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.
06/22/2013 Ly from La, Ca
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.
04/18/2013 Carole from Westerly, Ri
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.
11/29/2012 David from Forest Park, Illinois
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.