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Friday October 19, 2012

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Question:

What are the names of the chemicals that are non-toxic to spray inside for roaches, ants and fleas?

Alex, FL

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Answer:

Thought you'd catch Old Mr. Pest Control with a trick question, didn't you? The only answer I can give you is that there is NO such thing as a non-toxic insecticide. If any chemical we used were non-toxic then it would not be able to kill any bugs either. The fact is, and the EPA demands this of us, all of the labeled products we use to manage pests in our work are pesticides, and these are defined by EPA as "any substances or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any Read more

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