ronit1097
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Effects of Mortein on Marine Life

Postby ronit1097 » Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:52 am

How harmful are products such as Mortein for aquatic and marine life and biodiversity? Does is it affect fishes and even algae the same way it affects mosquitoes? And if it is harmful what can be done to ensure that products like Mortein only affect mosquitoes and not the aquatic life when added to water ?

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Re: Effects of Mortein on Marine Life

Postby pharrast » Sun Oct 04, 2020 12:26 pm

Here is the material safety data sheet (MSDS), which on page 8 describes its environmental toxicity. Forms like this exist for all chemicals used in science and most for daily life! Just a click away

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Re: Effects of Mortein on Marine Life

Postby EricBebenov24 » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:52 pm

Hi ronit1097,

Does this question pertain to a science project? The Ask an Expert forums here at Science Buddies are meant for questions about science projects or experiments. If this is the case, please provide more information so that we can better assist. If not, there are many other websites and resources that you may find more beneficial.

Thank you for your understanding!

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