Havahart Racoon Squirrel Repellenthas a vegetable-oil based dual deterrent formula.
Contains scent and taste deterrents oil of mustard and capsaicin. The dual deterrent discourages squirrels from raiding bird feeders. May stain wood and other porous materials, be sure and test in an inconspicuous location first. Discourages both raccoons and squirrels from digging up lawns, gardens, and landscaped areas. Helps to repel raccoons around garbage cans and trash bags, but does not take take place of keeping trash picked up and in a secure container. Squirrels and raccoons are very opportunistic and quickly form regular habits, some which are very destructive, so take action as soon as you see signs of feeding and avoid damage.
- Not offensive to humans.
- One application of Squirrel & Raccoon Repellent lasts up to 10 days.
- 32 oz. spray bottle treats 350 sq. ft.
- EPA registered and made in the USA.
More Information about the Active Ingerdients
Allyl isothiocyanate is the chemical compound responsible for the pungent taste of mustard, horseradish and wasabi. It is a colorless to pale yellow liquid that is slightly soluble in water, but well soluble in most organic solvents. Allyl isothiocyanate itself does not occur in the mustard seed. Instead, when ground mustard seeds are mixed with water, vinegar, or other liquids or when they are chewed, a chemical reaction between the enzyme myrosinase and a glucosinolate known as sinigrin from the seeds of black mustard (Brassica nigra) or brown Indian mustard (Brassica juncea) leads to the production of allyl isothiocyanate. Allyl isothiocyanate serves the plant as a defense against herbivores; since it is harmful to the plant itself, it is stored in the harmless form of the glucosinolate, separate from the myrosinase enzyme. When an animal chews the plant, the allyl isothiocyanate is released, repelling the animal.