Ingestible mollusc poisons

  • US 5,437,870 A
  • Filed: 08/25/1994
  • Issued: 08/01/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/25/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A terrestrial mollusc stomach poison composition, comprisinga simple iron compound selected from the group consisting of iron proteins, iron carbohydrates, and iron salts, which, alone, have little or no toxicity to the molluscs;

  • a second component selected from the group consisting of edetic acid, hydroxyethyl derivative of edetic acid, or salts thereof; and

    an inert carrier material edible to molluscs, wherein the molar ratio of the iron in the simple iron compound to the second component is in the range of 1;

    0.2 to 1;


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