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Safer's Soap Comments
SAFER'S SOAP: An Insecticide It is a combination of fatty acids and alkali, a selective contact insecticide safe to use around children pets and plants in the home; is non-corrosive to equipment, it controls aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, scale, earwigs, etc. CA82(4)-43; A82-1060 0
SAFER'S SOAP: Insecticide Spray After applying this insecticide scrub the plant thoroughly with a soft brush to eliminate scale and mealy-bug ; if you havenf t got the time use a hose jet. OIE85Jy-6It can be kept in a spray bottle with dosage as prescribed for use on mites on dendrobiums, scale on odontoglossums, mealybug and white flies on all plants; dries quite rapidly, leaves get a clean sheen; keep it off the flowers, however presumably the shelflife is indefinite even after being mixed. OIE87Jy-20 0
SAFER'S SOAP: Uses Use it as a spray as a good contact killer, but with no residual effect; as a soap it is alkaline which could cause problems if used as a drench. A87-253 0

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