Re: Mold Prevention non-toxic on new construction
Posted by Molly Maid on 8/19/05
Can DecoGuard be used in existing homes to get rid of the moldy smell in older homes?
I clean many homes that have an odor in the basement that I can not seem to get rid
of. Where Can I find out more infromation about your product?
On 8/02/05, Ned wrote:
>> DecoGuard is a patented product from Organic Products International and has been
>> scientifically proven to eliminate all types of mold on contact. Our formula is
>> Organic, Non-Toxic, and it is approved by the FDA.
> Do you have a patent number? I did a search at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
> site ( http://www.uspto.gov/patft/index.html ) and there is neither a patent or
> published patent application for a product called "DecoGuard", "Deco Guard",
> or "Deco Gard". I also did a search for patents and trademarks owned by "Organic
> Products International" and "Mold Elimination of Florida" and found nothing. I was
> also unable to find anything in the FDA databases on DecoGuard, a product you claim
> has been approved by the FDA.
>> We are not EPA approved and choose not to. We are not, we are not a pestiside! We
>> do not have any chemicals in our product, and we do not want to be labeled as just
>> another mold killer.
> There is no such thing as an EPA approved product. The EPA registers products and
> it's not a matter of choice, it's the law when the product is a pesticide:
> "Federal law requires that before selling or distributing a pesticide in the United
> States, a person or company must obtain registration, or license, from EPA. Before
> registering a new pesticide or new use for a registered pesticide, EPA must first
> ensure that the pesticide, when used according to label directions, can be used with
> a reasonable certainty of no harm to human health and without posing unreasonable
> risks to the environment. To make such determinations, EPA requires more than 100
> different scientific studies and tests from applicants. Where pesticides may be used
> on food or feed crops, EPA also sets tolerances (maximum pesticide residue levels)
> for the amount of the pesticide that can legally remain in or on foods."
>>We do not Kill mold. We eliminate it and then protect the areas treated. We promote
>>indoor air quality.
> Eliminate and kill mean the same thing.
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