About Octenol

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What is octenol and how does it work?

About Octenol

Skeeter Vacs use octenol as an added attractant to enhance the unit's effectiveness. Octenol is an EPA approved pesticide and is used in the SkeeterVac's Fine Tune Baiting System. Octenol is a known sensory stimulate to mosquitoes to "lure" them to a host that will potentially provide a "meal". Octenol is an EPA registered product that should be handled in accordance to predefined guidelines (as with any pesticide product).



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