Notification of Mosquito Spraying on Athletic Fields

SCHOOL NOTICE
BARRIER AND ULV ADULTICIDE APPLICATION TO CONTROL MOSQUITOES

(Full Notification attached below)


The Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control and Wetlands Management District is conducting an application to control adult mosquitoes in Winthrop, Massachusetts in the evening between the hours of 7:40 pm to 11:00pm on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. In case of inclement weather, the Back-up date of application would be the Wednesday, September 8, 2021. The areas to be treated are Gorman Fort Banks School athletic fields and Winthrop High School athletic fields.
The materials to be applied:
Suspend Polyzone (EPA Reg# 432-1514). Active Ingredient: Deltamethrin 4.75%. Suspend Polyzone is a long-lasting, up to 90 days, and effective residual barrier formulation that controls adult mosquitoes, even in warmer and wet environments. The Safety Data Sheet and product label can be viewed at https://www.nemassmosquito.org/public-education/pages/adulticide
Suspend SC (EPA Reg# 432-763). Active Ingredient: Deltamethrin 4.75%. Suspend SC is an advanced-generation pyrethroid that fights more than 50 pests including mosquitoes. It works at remarkably low concentrations and provides fast knockdown with a long residual. This product contains no synergist, therefore no Piperonyl Butoxid (PBO). The Safety Data Sheet and product label can be viewed at https://www.nemassmosquito.org/public-education/pages/adulticide
Zenivex E4-RTU (EPA Reg# 2724-807). Active Ingredient: Etofenprox (CAS #80844-07-1) 4%. Zenivex E4 RTU mosquito adulticide is a high efficacy, reduced risk adulticide that provides quick, permanent knockdown and reliable control of adult mosquito populations in any mosquito habitat flying at the time of application. This product contains no synergist, therefore no Piperonyl Butoxide (PBO). The Safety Data Sheet and product label can be viewed at https://www.nemassmosquito.org/public-education/pages/adulticide
Duet Dual Action Adulticide (EPA REG. NO.: 1021-1795-8329). Active Ingredients: (Prallethrin: (RS)-2-methyl-4-oxo-3-(2-propynyl) cyclopent2-enyl-(1RS)-cis, trans-chrysanthemate) 1%. Duet is a high efficacy, reduced-risk mosquito adulticide that provides a quick, permanent knockdown and provides reliable control of adult mosquito populations in any mosquito habitat flying at the time of application. This product is an oil soluble synergized synthetic pyrethroid for effective control of adult mosquitoes. The Safety Data Sheet and product label can be viewed at https://www.nemassmosquito.org/public-education/pages/adulticide
The vehicle is a mid-sized white pickup truck, marked with the NEMMC seal and will be driving slowly through the above designated areas with yellow lights activated. Residents and pets should remain indoors while the vehicle is operating in these designated areas. Air conditioners may remain ON. Please close doors and
windows on the street side; they can be reopened within half an hour after truck passes. Recommendations are specific to ground spraying.
For further information contact the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control and Wetlands Management District at 978-352-2800.