Does the DE have to be food grade?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by MontanaChick72, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. MontanaChick72

    MontanaChick72 New Egg

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    I'm waiting for a call from someone that knows something at cenex lol. The girl I talked to said that the bag does not say food grade. Does it need to be food grade?
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

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    Does it need to be food grade?

    Yes.
    If it's not food grade, it could contain crystalline silica, which is extremely hazardous to breath​
     
  3. MontanaChick72

    MontanaChick72 New Egg

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    Thank you, that's what I needed to know.
     

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