Strychnine

A friendly reminder that the M.D. of Wainwright does not have any Strychnine available, and cannot procure more.

Under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act, Health Canada has cancelled the registration of strychnine, and all associated end-use products, used to control Richardson’s ground squirrels for sale and use in Canada.

March 4th, 2022 marked the final day strychnine was able to be sold by retailers.

March 4th, 2023 will be the final day of permitted use of strychnine for the control Richardson’s ground squirrels.

Contact your local retailer to learn what products they are currently carrying.