Aqueous Potassium Silicate Overview

Use: As a synthetic insecticide and plant disease control allowed for use in organic crop production

Reference: 7 CFR 205.601(e)(2) & 7 CFR 205.601(i)(1)

Listing: Aqueous potassium silicate (CAS #-1312-76-1)-the silica, used in the manufacture of potassium silicate, must be sourced from naturally occurring sand.

Other Names for Substance: Potassium silicate solution

Brand Name Products: Sil-MATRIX (CertisUSA)

Added to the National List: 2010

Sunset Schedule: Discussion Spring 2014; Renewal Vote Fall 2014

Sunset Date: 2020