A great deal of useful information comes into the Pest office or is found when we are out and about! We frequently post news stories about relevant books, leaflets, apps and other resources. But, finding this information, when it's needed and, quickly, at a later date can be difficult. That's why we've created this library for pest professionals. It's where we file all the useful stuff we come across and it's all searchable.

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BPCA: General Licence decision tree BPCA: General Licence decision tree
A useful infographic on the bird General Licence situation in England published by the British Pest Control Association (BPCA).
RAMPS UK: Bulletin 11 RAMPS UK: Bulletin 11
A bulletin from the Register of Metallic Phosphide Standards organisation highlighting new gas monitoring requirements. The new level of 0.01 ppm for phosphine clearance is required for all metallic phosphides used for invertebrate fumigation in the EU, whether for food or feed applications (as a Plant Protection Product) or as a biocide.
RAMPS UK Bulletin 10 RAMPS UK Bulletin 10
A bulletin from the Register of Metallic Phosphide Standards organisation explaining how these fumigants are registered under two separate sets of regulations, the Plant Protection Product regulations and the Biocidal Product regulations. The booklet introduces the concept of label tags which has been agreed with the Health & Safety executive to ensure all products have up to date label information attached.
Bats and pest control Bats and pest control
This 9-page leaflet from the Bat Conservation Trust is written specifically for pest controllers faced with the problem of bats, or where bats roost. Most importantly it summarises the legal position of this protected species. It advises what to do if other pests are also encountered – such as rodents, wasps, flies and, specifically, cluster flies.
EPA: Bed bug product performance test guidelines EPA: Bed bug product performance test guidelines
Published by the United States Environmental protection Agency (US EPA) this guideline provides recommendations for the design and execution of laboratory studies to evaluate the performance of pesticide products intended to repel, attract, and/or kill the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius) in connection with registration of pesticide products under the US Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.
Killgerm: Quick rodenticide guide Killgerm: Quick rodenticide guide
This pocket-sized water and tear proof guide clearly and concisely lists all the rodenticides sold by Killgerm and then details by active substance where they can or cannot be used ie: indoors; in and around buildings; open areas; waste dumps; sewers; and/or both indoors and outdoors. To make it even more helpful, all the products are presented by type: acute; first and then second generation, along with details of each of their % active ingredient content
CRRU Ireland: Rodent control on farms CRRU Ireland: Rodent control on farms
This booklet published by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) Ireland describes how rodent control should be carried out on farms in an effective, responsible and environmentally friendly manner.

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