Understanding the Products We Use

Beginning in 2019, Franklin County Public Health will be using Merus 3.0 which is a natural botanical pyrethrin, is Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) listed, and can be applied in and around organic gardens, farms and crops. The EPA defines pyrethrins as, “botanical insecticides derived from chrysanthemum flowers most commonly found in Australia and Africa.” There are no other additives or chemicals added to Merus 3.0.