Posted by Mold Prevention on 9/08/05
On 8/19/05, Molly Maid wrote:
> 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.
I really think that you should all be very careful with what you put in your homes.
The EPA registration and testing is very important to us as well as all of the necessary
It will be important to those who purchase and live in your homes.
there are far too many people playing down the need for regulation in this new area.
Most of those people have no registration or testin.
Do the right thing and at least protect yourself by using one of the EPA Registered
We use MicroShield ES and have been more than happy. www.microshieldit.com
Good Luck to you all.
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