Yes, it is safe to be composted and also used in the garden. In fact, as a natural product containing food grade diatomaceous earth, individuals have found that Stall DRY provides many benefits when used in compost and in the garden. Please note: Stall DRY Plus should not be used in the compost or garden.
Stall DRY is used to control wetness, odor and ammonia in stalls, cages and other animal dwellings. It is an all natural product and is safe to use with nearly all animals.
When used with bedding and waste that is composted, Stall DRY is safe to be composted and used in the garden.
In fact, as a natural product containing food grade diatomaceous earth, individuals have found that Stall DRY provides many benefits, resulting in a more compostable and drier product that is easier to spread in the garden. When contained in compost and added to the garden, Stall DRY can also help to aerate the soil and will act as a natural insecticide.
Mixed with water, Stall DRY has a pH of approximately 6 while pure water has a pH of 7 or 8.
Therefore adding Stall DRY to your compost and garden will not affect the pH of the soil too drastically and will not harm your plants (unless they are highly sensitive to changes in pH).
Please note: any end-product meant for human consumption that has come in contact with Stall DRY should be washed well before being consumed. This is due to the fact that government regulations state that no food grade diatomaceous earth should be present in any end-product that is meant for human consumption.
Yes, it can be used with all types of animals except reptiles and amphibians.
Stall DRY Plus is not OMRI listed for use in organic operations, in contrast to original Stall DRY. This is because of the antimicrobial and moisture activated scenting agent that it contains.