Permanent Rodenticide Toxic Baiting New Rules Ireland

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Permanent Rodenticide Toxic Baiting New Rules Ireland (April 2019)

Permanent toxic baiting is no longer the go-to treatment. A concise document has been prepared and is available on the PRCD website.

Highlights include:

  • Toxic baiting should only be for a max 35 days period.
  • Permanent toxic baiting is strictly limited to sites with a high potential for reinvasion when other methods of control have proven insufficient.
  • When permanent toxic baiting is required and whilst it continues to be justified, the risk assessment and baiting strategy should be reviewed every 35 days in the context of IPM.
  • Sites implementing toxic baiting must be revisited every 4 weeks at a minimum during the treatment.