Apistan... Anti Varroa Strips, Varroa control for bees
Vita (Europe) Limited, Brook House, Alencon Link, Basingstoke, Hants RG21 7RD.
Data Sheet Ref:- 1188/99, Date of Issue of Data:- thought to be 1999
Presentation... 10 polymer beehive strips. Each 8g (+/-0.8g) strip containing 824mg tau-fluvalinate.
Active Ingredient... Tau-fluvalinate 10.3% w/w
APISTAN* is a slow release polymer strip formulation specifically designed for use in beehives for the control of the parasitic mite Varroa jacobsoni Oudemans on honeybees.
APISTAN* efficacy is maximised if the product is used in late summer and after the main honey harvest (when the amount of brood is diminishing). However, in the case of severe infestations APISTAN* can be used at any time of year.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE... Wear gloves when handling strips.
Method of Application... The strips are bonded together in one sheet. To separate them, hold firmly at corner (see illustration 1), near top and pull along scored line from top to bottom. Replace the unused strips in the original package.
Originated... Spring 2001, Revised... 18 September 2001, Revised... 17 October 2002, Revised... 24 April 2003,