Pesticides Commonly Found in the Home

Disinfectants - kill bacteria

  • Bleach
  • Ammonia
  • Kitchen/bathroom cleaners
  • Toilet bowl cleaners
  • Disinfectant aerosols
  • Tub & tile cleaners
  • Pool & spa cleaners

Fungicides - kill fungi and mildew

  • Rose and flower sprays
  • Treated seeds
  • Paint additives that prevent mildew growth

Herbicides - kill unwanted plants

  • Weed killers
  • Cut-stump treatments
  • Weed-and-feed lawncare products

Insecticides - kill/repel insects, ticks, & mites

  • Garden dusts
  • Soap sprays
  • Mosquito repellents, bug sprays
  • Ant and roach baits
  • Flea shampoos, flea and tick collars
  • Moth balls & moth crystals

Rodenticides - kill rats and mice

  • Mouse and rat bait stations

Wood preservatives - protect wood from insects and fungi

  • Pressure-treated wood