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Naphthalene Sachets FAQ

Q: Why can’t I buy naphthalene sachets or flakes?

A: The government enforced legislation that made the manufacture of naphthalene in the flakes and or packed in sachets illegal.

 

Q: I can’t get the lid open to get to the sachets, is there an easier was of opening it?

A: The lid can be tough on some of the products. It might be easier to squeeze the cap somewhere else where the lines aren’t indicated, ensuring you turn the cap anti-clockwise at the same time as squeezing.

 

Q: Why can’t I get the normal flakes instead of these sachets?

A: The government enforced legislation that made the manufacture of naphthalene in the flake form illegal.

 

Q: How many sachets should I lay down in an area?

A: The product is quite strong and has a large odour, so 1 sachet every 2 metres squared will suffice.

 

Q: How long does the product last for?

A: The flakes inside the sachets actually disintegrate over time which gives off the scent that insect don’t like. Depending on the environment, they can last anywhere between 2 – 6 months or until the flakes are completely gone