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✔ = Yes! RootX Mechanical Root Cutting Other Root-control foam Copper Sulfate
Easy to handle
Prepackaged for easy application; just add water
Treats residential service laterals and septic systems in minutes
Kills roots on contact
Guaranteed to keep pipes root-free from live root blockages for 12-months.
Foaming action coats pipe walls
Foam leaves a barrier on pipes to prevent re-growth
Degreasing agents strip away grime to penetrate roots
Reaches the top of the pipe, where 90% of the roots live
Uses aquatic herbicide Dichlobenil
Promotes bacterial growth to speed root decay
Low Environmental Impact
EPA classified as a general use product
EPA registered for us in all 50 states
Signal word CAUTION (lowest chemical hazard rating according to ISO 3864)
Non-caustic, non-fumigating and non-systemic
Contains no diquat dibromide, copper sulfate or metam sodium
Does not damage pipes
Does not harm trees and plants