Aviation Products // Aircraft Insecticides
Callington Aerosafe is a non-flammable aerosol insecticide for use inside the cabin of aircraft, just as it shifts from cruise phase to descent. The purpose of Callington Aerosafe (and aircraft disinsection procedures in general) is to help prevent the spread of mosquito borne diseases, such as Dengue Fever, Yellow Fever, Malaria, Chikungunya and Zika. It is also used to reduce the risk to agricultural industries and the environment against exotic pests.
Aircraft approved Callington Aerosafe effectively kills mosquitoes and other flying and crawling insects. It is to be carried out inside the cabin prior to the opening of doors prior to disembarkation in accordance with respective national Quarantine regulations.
Callington Aerosafe contains a non-flammable propellant and the World Health Organisation recommended active substance of 2% w/w d-Phenothrin.
Callington Aerosafe complies with the World Health Organisation specifications for aircraft insecticides and has the following approvals:
- Boeing D6-7127 and AMS 1450A
- Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR)
- New Zealand Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries (MPI)
- Callington is an ISO 9001:2015 quality accredited company
Aerosafe spraying method is to be carried out with passengers on board, just as the aircraft shifts from cruise phase to descent.
- Before commencing treatment, all overhead and sidewall lockers must be closed.
- Air recirculation system should be set at normal flow. Air conditioning systems should be switched off.
- Hold one can of Callington Aerosafe, start spraying from the back of the aircraft moving forward, keeping a steady walking pace.
- Can(s) should be directed away from passengers and towards the ceiling and closed overhead lockers.
- When one side of the aircraft is complete, switch aisles, spraying all the way until you reach the rear of the aircraft.
- Do NOT spray directly on exposed food, food preparation areas or food utensils.
- Spraying of cabins shall be carried out at a standard spray rate of 1g per second and based on a required coverage rate of 35g/100m3.