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Products Used 

Learn about the products used in the fight against mosquito-borne disease.

Larvicides: products specifically target mosquitoes in the larval state that are usually applied during the day. 

Adulticides: product specifically targets adult mosquitoes applied after sunset.


VectoBac G/GS: active ingredient, Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti), naturally occuring soil bacteria that when ingested by mosquito larvae causes the hind gut to crystalize and explode. 

VectoMax: active ingredients, Bti and Bacillus sphaericus (Bs), a naturally occuring soil bacterium. 

VectoPrime: active ingredients  Bti strain with (S)-methoprene, juvenile hormone analog also known as an insect growth regulator that when ingested does not allow the mosquito larvae to properly hatch off as an adult mosquitoes. 

Censor: active ingredient spinosad. Spinosyn A and Spinosyn D are derived from naturally occurring soil bacterium through fermination. Spinosad works by altering the function of insect nicotinic acetylcholine receptors where paralysis sets in upon ingestion. 

Natular G/G30: active ingredient, spinosad

Altosid: active ingredient, spinosad

Coco Bear: surface mineral oil that kills through suffocation with larval and pupal states. 


Duet: Sumithrin, Prallethrin, and PBO; synthetic pyrethroids with a synergist

Merus 3.0: organic pyrethroid , derived from chrysanthemum flowers 

Zenivex: etofenprox, synthetic pyrethroid 

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