The active ingredient in the NuTone Haven Backyard Lighting & Mosquito Repellent System is Metofluthrin. Metofluthrin and NuTone Haven are both registered products with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). Metofluthrin is an effective mosquito repellent that has undergone extensive toxicology testing and evaluation and it has been accepted for consumer use by the US EPA.
- Metofluthrin has been used in mosquito repellent products in the United States since 2009, including products such as OFF!® Clip-On™ Mosquito Repellent and OFF!® Mosquito Lamp®.*
- Metofluthrin has also been used as a residential insect control ingredient for a decade, and today it is used on six continents. It is a registered pesticide in many countries including Canada, Australia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, and Brazil, and in the U.S. it is registered for residential applications for both indoor and outdoor use.
- Metofluthrin is manufactured by Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited, one of the world’s largest chemical manufacturers. Metofluthrin is distributed in the US by MGK. Founded in 1902, MGK sells insect control products into the consumer and professional pest control markets. MGK holds over 350 product registrations with the U.S. EPA for insect control products and sells its products in dozens of countries.
The NuTone Haven product label and directions for use include all of the EPA-required information regarding cautionary statements and warnings.
* (OFF!®, OFF!® Clip-On™, and OFF!® Mosquito Lamp®, are registered trademarks of SC Johnson and Son, Inc.)