Description: Geological scholars claim that this sedimentary stone is actually comprised of the shells of thousands upon thousands of tiny sea creatur..
The International Diatomite Producers Association (IDPA) is a trade association representing major manufacturers of diatomaceous earth products worldwide Founded in 1987, IDPA is committed to the safe use of diatomaceous earth products and to advancing research and maintaining a dialogue with industry, legislators, regulatory agencies and the ...
Diatomite, also known as diatomaceous earth, is the naturally occurring fossilized remains of diatoms Diatoms are single-celled aquatic algae They belong to the class of golden brown algae known as Bacillariophyceae Diatomite is a near pure sedimentary deposit consisting almost entirely of silica..
Return to Diatomite Products Grow Soil Amendments: When diatomite is incorporated into soil, it serves to reduce compaction, and increase water and air permeation It also increases plant available water, firms soggy soils, loosens hard to work soils, provides better drainage, aids in nutrient transfer, and improves root growth..
Diatomaceous Earth is one of the most effective methods of killing cockroaches, all the while being an all-natural mineral that is safe around family and pets..
What is Diatomite? Diatomite is a friable light-colored sedimentary rock that is mainly composed of the siliceous skeletal remains of diatoms It is a very porous rock with a fine particle size and a low specific gravity These properties make it useful as a filter media, an absorbent, and as a lightweight filler for rubber, paint, and plastics..