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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


  • Upon combustion, release hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides.
  • NIH: Safety sheet

Resources and Citations

  • Stephen R. Edwards, Bruce M. Bell, Mary Elizabeth King, Pest Control in Museums: a Status Report 1980, Association of Systematics Collections, Washington DC, 1980

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