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