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Fumigation of Containers

Cargo containers are routinely fumigated to prevent weed, micro-organism and pest infestation. Fumigation chemicals are typically toxic in nature. Containers are fumigated at container ports and warehouses before being unloaded or shipped. Typical fumigation chemicals:

• Sulfuryl Fluoride; SO2F2, TWA 5ppm
• Phosphine; PH3; TWA 0.3ppm
• Methyl bromide; CH3Br; TWA 5ppm

For information on instrumentation that can be used to screen cargo containers for harmful compounds, or perform direct measurement of fumigants.

We offer the fumigation service.

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