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Posts tagged ‘Formalin’

The problems with Copper Sulphate and Formaldehyde

With growing concerns and regulatory changes being made to the use of Copper Sulphate and Formaldehyde, it is imperative that other safer and effective solutions are considered. Read more

Formalin classified as carcinogenic

The UN body IARC has classified Formalin as a class 1 carcinogen since 2004. This year the EU has classified it as a mutagen and a carcinogen 1B. This will have implications for farmers using this very dangerous chemical. Additionally they should check its suitability under HACCP and COSHH or consult their insurance company. 

Hoofsure for a healthier herd, farm and farmer

Research in America has found that copper has reached toxic levels in soils due to copper sulphate being used in footbaths. It was reported at the recent International Lameness Conference that fields which have gone toxic can no longer grow alfalfa. Read more