The pesticide used was, allegedly, Termidor SC (a trade name for Fipronil), which is a registered pesticide, not licensed for use inside buildings, except in enclosed wall voids, and not intended for the treatment of trophy animal mounts. According to the Criminal Information (www.huntingreport.com/worldupdate.cfm?articleid=592) filed in the case, Miller Trophy Room, with the knowledge of Steve Miller and other unnamed co-conspirators, apparently relabeled the pesticide, created false safety documentation for it, and applied it in diluted form as a trophy preservative. We should note that Miller Taxidermy Preservation, LLC is not mentioned in the file submitted by the US Attorney.
These are serious charges, and the fallout from this indictment is likely to be profound, especially since thousands of trophies were treated with Miller's Trophy Room's "proprietary" formula. If your trophies are among them, we urge you to take a look at and consider filling out the questionnaire being distributed by the US Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of North Carolina. You'll find the questionnaire with the Criminal Information file on our website, or........(continued)