There are 3 different types of Diatomaceous Earth that we sell, it is important to know that all the Diatom that we sell is food grade
The colour of our Diatomaceous Earth will vary depending on which DiatomPure® product you have purchased. The exact colour will vary because it is a natural product and we don’t use artificial methods such as bleach whitening to alter the colour
All our DE is amorphous and has been checked to ensure it contains less than 0.1% crystalline silica in our DiatomPure® range and less than 0.5% in our DiatomPest® range.
Our DiatomPure® & DiatomPest® ranges are 100% safe the particles are so small, they cause no harm to people and pets. Just like any other dust it is not advisable to inhale it or get it in your eyes so we recommend using a dust mask from our accessories page. It is a simple mineral, Silica.
Diatomaceous Earth kills insects in a physical manner, not by chemical means. To insects DE is a dust with microscopic razor sharp edges. The dust gets into contact with the insects body and the sharp edges cut through the insect's waxy covering causing them to perish from dehydration. The small size of the particles are non-harmful to porous skin of humans and animals
If your pet has fleas, you should cover and fluff its coat with a light layer of DiatomPure® or DiatomPest®. This will not cause the animal any harm. It is also very important to apply DE to the environment around your pet, such as where they sleep and the rooms that they live in. They will also carry it around to their favourite habitats!
YES! Diatom is high in Silica, Absorbent, Porous, Long Lasting, Environmentally Friendly, pH Neutral, Sterilised, Natural and Reusable, all factors necessary for health plants, while still being cost effective for the grower
Our DiatomPure Animal® As a feed additive for livestock, birds and pets (it has been reported to eliminate parasites, and provide trace minerals to the system, reduce odours, remove harmful bacteria from the upper intestinal tract, reduce fly hatch, and chewing fence posts). It is also a very good soil conditioner
Diatomaceous earth is millions of years old and will not expire, however it is very absorbent and should be kept dry.
We ship to 90% of the world, if you have any questions regarding please do not hesitate to contact us