Difference between dusting powders?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Cereal, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. Cereal

    Cereal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some of you recommend Sevin Dust but I have not seen diatomaceous earth (food grade) recommended. Is there a reason? Use one more liberal than the other?

    Thanks for clarification.
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    DE doesnt work fast enough to get rid of external parasites. It's also more expensive than a canister of sevin dust.
     
  3. Cereal

    Cereal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is DE liked because it is more "natural" and fine around other animals and in the garden?
     
  4. dawg53

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    "Natural" doesnt mean it's safe. DE's effect can be dangerous to air breathing animals/humans. This is why it's recommended a mask be worn.
     
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