Organic Herbicide Registered With EPA As Bio-chemical
Pharm," described as the world's first food grade organic herbicide,
has been registered with EPA as a
This product of Pharm Solutions Inc. is a
nonselective weed and grass killer whose active ingredient is 200-grain
"food grade" vinegar. Pharm Solutions makes the only U.S. Department of
Agriculture certified organic pesticides in the world.
years ago, scientists at the USDA-ARS Sustainable
Agriculture Systems Laboratory tested the ability of vinegar/acetic
acid to act as an herbicide. Initial results showed that 20-percent
acetic acid (200-grain vinegar) had an acceptable level of control
against certain weeds," said Catherine Daniels, an extension specialist
with Washington State University.
Lewis, founder and president of Pharm Solutions, said the product
enables users to reduce synthetic chemical exposure "without
Weed Pharm will be sold at Whole
Foods, Smith and Hawken, Fred Meyer and independent lawn and garden
centers in the United States. Bulk sales are available in 55-gallon
drum and truckload quantities as well.
For more information on Weed Pharm, visit: http://www.pharmsolutions.com.