Bor-8-Rods are easy, low-cost and EPA approved as a decay protection and prevention system for wood. Bor-8-Rods are molded from fused, water-diffusible borates which are internationally recognized as an effective well established wood preservative. They have an appearance similar to glass rods and are available in a variety of sizes for a wide range of applications. Borates also effectively control termites, carpenter ants, a variety of beetles, and many other wood boring insects. Borates are highly toxic to fungal decay and many insects at concentrations that are not poisonous to humans or other mammals. They are user friendly and environmentally acceptable. Includes 12 borate rods per pack. Measures 1/3-Inch by 1-Inch size.