Horn Technologies & Services offers pure phosphine fumigation services utilizing the Horn Diluphos System or HDS, the only technology available for blending pure phosphine directly with air. Horn Technologies & Services count with highly trained and qualified personnel to perform the fumigation services on a safe and efficient way, which in conjunction with the use of the Horn Diluphos System, allow the company to deliver a high quality and safety standard in the fumigation of a wide variety of products. Horn Technologies & Services count with mobile fumigation units to perform the pure phosphine fumigation processes in our customer´s facilities Horn Technologies & Services count with all required equipments and infrastructure to offer an integral fumigation service, including traceability of all fumigation processes through the use of real-time electronic phosphine monitors, allowing to monitor concentrations on site and also on a web based platform the fumigation process. Our monitoring system has been validated by authorities in different countries as a traceability method for the fumigation activities. The permanent focus on offering a high quality service to our customers has lead to the development of complementary technologies and fumigation procedures such as the Low temperature fresh fruit fumigation (patented) devices for standard container fumigation (JP System) and technologies for fumigation of corrosion sensitive facilities.
Frequently Asked Questions
1) What is Phosphine or VAPORPH3OS?
It is a colorless gas, which is toxic to insects. Phosphine today is the most widely used fumigant worldwide for control of insects in agricultural stored products.
Pure phosphine comes in high pressure steel cylinders with 22 kilograms of net content.
Product composition is: Hydrogen Phosphide 97 % p/p and Inert Gasses 3 % p/p
VAPORPH3OS can only be used with the Horn Diluphos System(R)
2) What pest can be controlled using VAPORPH3OS?
|Almond Moth||Bees||Brown Marmorated Stink Bug|
|Asian Citrus Psyllid||Spider Beetles||Carob Moth|
|Thrips (e.g., Western flower)||Warehouse Beetle||Cigarette Beetle|
|Cadelle||Angoumois Grain Moth||Dermestid Beetle|
|Carpet Beetle||Bean Weevil||Eulia|
|Codling Moth||California Red Scale||Flat Grain Beetle|
|Dried Fruit Beetle||Cereal Leaf Beetle||Fuller Rose Beetle|
|European Grain Moth||Dried Fruit Moth||Grape Mealybug|
|Fruit Flies||European Grapevine Moth||Hessian Fly|
|Fruit Tree Weevil||Granary Weevil||Leafminer|
|Greater Wax Moth||Hairy Fungus Beetle||Maelybugs|
|Khapra Beetle||Indian Meal Moth||Navel Orangeworm|
|Lesser Grain Borer||Maize Weevil||Raisin Moth|
|Mediterranean Flour Moth||Mites||Rusty Grain Beetle|
|Pea Weevil||Pink Bollworm||Yellow Meal Worm|
|Red Flour Beetle||Rice Weevil||Light Brown Apple Moth|
|Saw-toothed Grain Beetle||Confused Flour Beetle||Tobacco Moth|
- Rodents and other vertebrate pest.
- Wood pest
3) What type of product can be fumigated?
This fumigation is used to protect
- Flour and other processed foods
- Animal feed and feed ingredients
- Tobacco and other non-food items
- Raw agriculture commodities
|Salsify Tops||Sweet potato||Tangelo|
|Cashews||Cocoa Beans||Coffee Beans|
|Filberts||Flower Seed||Grass Seed|
|Safflower Seed||Sesame Seeds||Sorghum|
|Soybeans||Sunflower Seeds Triticale||Triticale|
6) How it is applied?
It can be applied by The Horn Diluphos System(R), patent protected by Fosfoquim, that allows the direct dilution of pure phosphine with air through an automated process in a safe way, delivering a mixture of air and phosphine at a known concentration with enough pressure to be distributed on virtually any facility or product to be fumigated.
7) Where can it be applied?
There are many types of storage that can be used to do this fumigation:
- Bins and silos
- Tarps and bunkers
- Railcars, ship-holds, sea containers and trailers
- Mills and food processing plants
- CA chambers and fumigation chambers
Note: And there is no storage size limitation.
8) Which are the benefits of Vaporph3os compared to traditional fumigants?
- Non flammable after mixture with air
- Easy application and control
- Enhanced worker safety
- No waste generated or to disposal
- Environmentally friendly