EPIC Builds Animal Behavior, Ecology and Safety Into America’s Finest™ All-Natural, Granular Animal Repellents

10/1/2023

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Developing an effective line of animal repellents begins with understanding how animal behavior engages their ecological environment. Over many years, EPIC Repellents has developed proprietary theory that defines animal behavior, points to combinations of all-natural ingredients that deter animals and predicts the impact EPIC repellent formulas have upon the animals, people, and the environments in which they live.

Our Method: One and Only One Animal Pest at a Time

EPIC’s R&D team zero-bases each new formula rather than imitate competitors’ ingredients, and every animal repellent developed by EPIC is designed for JUST ONE “target animal” or pest. Combining formulas for more than one animal species dilutes the effectiveness of that repellant upon each animal species. Internal study and analysis leads our team to develop a theoretical framework that predicts the substances that act effectively, given a particular creature’s biology, habitat, range, diet and behavior. Certainly, all commercially sold repellants work, but many have drawbacks remaining effective in wet weather. Some emit bad smells or require a lot of applications, sometimes with expensive equipment. EPIC can safely say its all-natural animal repellents are specifically designed for the creature on the label.

The fun begins with testing formula variants. EPIC stages much of its analysis at several locations with appropriate animal populations near its headquarters in Kirkwood, New York. Test sites are further located across nearly 20 states, testing with companies, scientists, universities, professional pest and landscaping firms, as well as interested and dedicated individuals (one of our team members once was among our retail customers). 

EPIC’s Testing Procedures Establish:

  1. The ingredient blend – only the highest grades of active organic by-products, natural oils, herbal components and unique organic carriers – that works best to disperse active ingredients.
  2. The best method for product application to effectively repel the target animal.
  3. How long the repellent will effectively last.

For example, EPIC's GOOSE SCRAM goose repellent attests to this ethic. Many EPIC customers in the Southern and Eastern states need help with Canada geese that do not migrate, overgraze and tear up lawns and landscapes, and leave dirty droppings in their wake that pose biohazard dangers to pedestrians and foul waterways and ponds. The EPIC team studied goose biology and behavior and applied our materials-predictor theory at regional test sites, with and without repellent products applied. That data provided the basis for a test blend that made good sense, and it was mixed into an organic, granular carrier. Both professional testing sites reported the progress of the test blends until a formula proved effective its repelling power and how long it lasts. GOOSE SCRAM now ranks as the finest, all-natural, granular and safe repellent for Canada geese.

EPIC soon put similar procedures into the development of Scram for Dogs and Scram for Cats and the repellents were awarded “Best in Show” at the (year) National Hardware and Lawn & Garden Show in Las Vegas. 

America’s Finest™ All-Natural, Granular Animal Repellents

EPIC’s proven methods and experienced Research & Development team have produced a full line of America’s Finest™ all-natural animal repellents -- organic, effective and 100% guaranteed granular animal repellents for domestic and wild animals. Look for EPIC’s full line of SCRAM animal repellents from Veseris on Pestweb.com.


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