Rapid Plastic for Fumigating Food Grade Rail Hoppers

Announcement Number: AG2013-8
Categories: Rice,Sugar and Molasses,Flour and Milled Products
Posted Date: February 6, 2013

Dear Union Pacific Customer,

Effective February 7, 2013, Rapid Plastic by the Hendee Corporation for covering the top hatch( Food Grade) cover has been approved as a method for fumigation by the USDA. The USDA will be updating the fumigation handbook to reflect this product as an approved method during fumigation.


If you have any questions, please contact your Union Pacific Representative or Damage Prevention Engineer Jeff Poeppe at 402-544-3592(JMPOEPPE@up.com).