This 350g package of Api-Bioxal will treat 200 colonies using the dribble method and 350 colonies using vaporization/sublimation. Treatment is not recommended unless you know that your varroa mite count is in excess of the treatment threshold.
Api-bioxal is an oxalic acid Varroa destructor treatment designed specifically for honey bees, distributed by Veto-pharma, a French pharmaceutical company 100% dedicated to honey bee health.
Treating against varroa is necessary to keep honey bee colonies healthy and strong. Api-bioxal is registered by the EPA under a label developed by the USDA.
To do the dribble method: Dissolve Api-Bioxal into a 1:1 sugar syrup (35g into 1L of 1:1 sugar syrup). Dribble 5g of the syrup/oxalic solution onto the bees in each occupied bee space with a syringe or an applicator. Maximum dose: 50ml per colony.
To do the vaporization/sublimation method: Seal the entrance and cracks of the hives with tape. Use the vaporizer per the manufacturer’s instructions. Use only 1g of Api-Bioxal per hive.
Tips to use oxalic acid:
Api-bioxal has a 5-year shelf life.