How do moth balls work?

Answer Moth balls are commonly used to protect stored fabric from insect damage. The National Pesticide Information Center describes moth balls as solid pesticides that slowly volatilize into gas.Mechanic... Read More »

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How to Get Rid of Moth Balls Smell?

Moths destroy the fabric of clothes, furniture and tapestries. Placing moth balls in closets, attics and behind hanging items helps eliminate moth infestation, provided that the moth balls are in a... Read More »

Are moth balls poisonous?

Mothballs are considered a pesticide and can be poisonous to humans and animals. The active ingredients in mothballs are napthalene or paradichlorobenzene. Exposure to those can lead to liver or ne... Read More »

What is in moth balls?

Moth balls are a pesticide used to kill both moths and moth larvae. Moth balls are commonly used in areas where clothing is stored to prevent moths from chewing through clothing that has natural fi... Read More »

How do you use moth balls in the closet?

you just put the moth balls in the closet and leave them there