Drione

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Description

A brand name for an insecticide composed of 1% pyrethrins and 10% piperonyl butoxide in a 40% silica gel base. Drione is a toxic mixture that also acts as a desiccant for the insects. It is primarily used on dry wood termites although it is often difficult to place the insecticide within the location of the colony.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Dridone (sp)

Hazards and Safety

Low human toxicity.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997

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