Vapor pest strip
An insecticide prepared as a time release local fumigant. Vapor pest strips contain the insecticide Dichlorvos coated on a waxy strip encased in a Polyvinyl chloride cage-like housing. The dichlorvos slowly evaporates from the strips over a period of 3-4 months.
Synonyms and Related Terms
sticky trap; dichlorvos; Vapona [Shell]; Vaponite; Texize; No-Pest® Strips [Spectrum]
- May corrode metal in confined spaces.
- Skin contact is toxic