Octenol Mosquito Attractant (1-octen-3-ol) for Lentek Koolatron Mosquito Traps
Protect against Zika. Use Bite Shield Octenol Lures to attract more mosquitoes and biting flies to your Lentek or Koolatron propane trap or electric mosquito trap. Octenol, a natural mosquito lure, is the main ingredient. Two Bite Shield mosquito lures . Made from a natural by-product from plants and animals. Controlling mosquitoes is easier with Octenol. Studies show Octenol Mosquito Attractant , when combined with carbon dioxide, is highly attractive to many species of mosquitoes, no-see-ums and biting midges. Each strip is 1.5" x 7" and is effective for about 21 days as the octenol slowly evaporates.
Research shows Octenol Mosquito Attractant can increase catch rates of no-see-ums by 3 to 4 times. Please note: The cartridge containing the mosquito attractant will not dissolve . Octenol attractant is a wax blend (to hold consistency in the cartridge) and 1-Octen-3-ol (an alcohol based fragrance). Note: Octenol is classified as a pesticide active ingredient although the chemical itself does not kill insects. Octenol, when released into air, is not harmful to humans, to other non-target organisms, or to the environment. The EPA generally recognizes octenol as safe and non-toxic.
Instructions for using Octenol mosquito attractant with Lentek mosquito trap: