STP625

    Standard Guideline for the Use and Development of Sodium Monofluoroacetate (Compound 1080) as a Predacide (ASTM Designation E 590-76)

    Published: Jan 1977


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    Abstract

    This is a “state of the art” document prepared by the Predator Task Group, American Society for Testing and Materials' (ASTM) Subcommittee E35.17, as a concensus guideline for the use of Compound 1080 in wild canid control. Toxicology, storage and handling, bait formulations, and preparation of baits are discussed. Bait placement, exposure period, disposal, human safety factors, and environmental impact are also treated. Toxicity data and a reference list also are included.

    Keywords:

    vertebrate pest control, sodium monofluoroacetate, compound 1080, predacide, animal damage control, wild canid control, coyotes, foxes


    Author Information:

    Wade, DA
    Extension wildlife specialist (animal damage), University of California, Davis, Calif.


    Paper ID: STP27066S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E35.17

    DOI: 10.1520/STP27066S


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