Mosquito management products table

Table of products used by the City for our mosquito management program:

Product name Active ingredient Dates used Formulation APVMA registered and product number Application method and locations
Vectobac G Bti Up to present Solid - granule form Yes - 52834 Applied by both helicopter (since 2006) and ground based methods to wetlands and stagnant water breeding sites
Teknar Bti 2005 Liquid Yes - 56979 Applied by helicopter to Swan Bay and Lake Connewarre once in 2005, applied by ground based methods to wetlands and stagnant water breeding sites
Vectobac AS Bti 2011-2019 Liquid Yes - 53433 Applied by ground based methods to wetlands and stagnant water breeding sites
Altosand S-methoprene 2006 Solid - sand form No longer produced - now called Prosand Applied by helicopter only in 2006 to wetlands (Lake Connewarre and Swan Bay, Breamlea)
Prosand s-methoprene 2007-2019 Solid - sand form Yes - 59598 Applied by helicopter 2007-2019 to wetlands (Lake Connewarre and Swan Bay, Breamlea)
Biopren 4G sand s-methoprene 2012-2017 Solid - sand form Yes - 62018 Applied by helicopter 2012-2017 to wetlands (Lake Connewarre and Swan Bay, Breamlea)
Biopren 50 s-methoprene 2012-2017 liquid Yes -62020 Applied by ground based methods to wetlands and stagnant water breeding sites
Prolink Briquet s-methoprene 2005-2019 Solid briquette form Yes - 58061 Applied by ground based methods to wetlands and stagnant water breeding sites
Prolink Pellets s-methoprene 2005-2019 Solid - pellet formulation Yes - 58064 Applied by ground based methods to wetlands and stagnant water breeding sites
Pyrocide Pyrethrin, piperonyl butoxide 2007, 2010 Liquid Yes - 54596 Applied by ULV fogger to dense vegetation in 2007 - Barwon Heads locations include: Rondor Caravan Park, Barwon Heads Caravan Park, Barwon Heads Reserve
Twilight Phenothrin, Piperonyl butoxide 2007, 2010, 2012 Liquid Yes - 61070 Applied by ULV fogger to dense vegetation in 2010 - Barwon Heads Golf Course
Py-Fog Pyrethrum extract, piperonyl butoxide Up to 2010 Liquid Yes - 32710 Applied by Thermal fogger

Abate/Temephos was used for a short period between 1984-1987 in a powder form to stagnant water/drains. It was approved and still is under a different brand name but same active ingredient. It is an organophosphate.





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