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Insecticides used for Mosquito Control

The insecticides used are known as contact sprays. As the name implies, the insecticide must contact the mosquito in order to eliminate it.

The insecticides do not keep mosquitoes away or repel them from an area. Adult mosquitoes that migrate into an area after spraying are not eliminated, and it could appear that the spraying was ineffective. The insecticides used to control mosquitoes are non-persistent, meaning they do not have a residual or lasting effect. They last only a short period of time, and they quickly biodegrade into harmless byproducts.

All insecticides used are EPA registered, and used in strict accordance with label instructions.