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Dominic Cataldo Part of Team to Win Australian Patent for Termite Barrier

March 2005
Congratulations to ETD's Dominic Cataldo and BioGuard Technologies' president Peter Van Voris for their Australian patent award (#774368) for a sustained-release termite and boring insect barrier. The barrier is comprised of a polymeric matrix and a pesticide to be released onto the outside surface of the matrix. It is placed at entry points to the area being protected. A minimum effective dose of the pesticide is released, keeping termites and other boring insects away. The barrier can last up to 30 years. Congratulations again, Dominic and Peter!

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