A brand name for a commercial mothproofing agent and contact insecticide that is not registered for use in museums. Edulan insecticide is irreversibly applied to objects with a high temperature bath. Edulan reacts with the sulfur bonds in the keratin found in hair, hides, and horns. It may potentially change specimen color.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Edulan CN; Edulan-U; Mitn FF
Hazards and Safety
Upon combustion, release hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Stephen R. Edwards, Bruce M. Bell, Mary Elizabeth King, Pest Control in Museums: a Status Report 1980, Association of Sytematics Collections, Washington DC, 1980