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Ex-D-Con: Getting Poisons Off the Market

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 04.14.2015 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Today, I want to celebrate the removal from the marketplace of one of the most toxic, indiscriminate and dangerous rat and mouse poisons. On April 1, Reckitt Benckiser Inc., the manufacturer of D-Con brand mouse and rat poisons -- and the sole holdout against U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requirements to forbid the most harmful of poisons

Astounding Acts of Arrogance From the Makers of d-Con, Reckitt Benckiser

Maggie Sergio | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business
Maggie Sergio

From my first phone call to the EPA in 2009 to the recent conference calls the EPA has held with environmental groups over the past year, I have witnessed this process closely.

Makers of Banned Rat Poisons Ignore the EPA

Maggie Sergio | Posted 09.16.2012 | Green
Maggie Sergio

These products are designed to kill quickly by interfering with the blood's natural clotting ability. When mammals (including humans) and birds consume these poisons either directly or indirectly, bleeding to death is the gruesome outcome.