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Directions:

1. Place garments in TermiTick and zip.(Do not over fill as clothes must tumble inside bag; it is recommended to use dryer balls inside bag to assist in agitation of the garments for better drying).

2. Place TermiTick in home dryer.

 

To kill Ticks (Ixodes scapularis): Place garments in Dryer for 10 minutes on High Heat*. If clothes are damp, additional time is needed.

*High Heat Drying Temperature is defined as 135-187 ° F

*This product is being sold as a Dryer Bag only.

*Drying times to kill listed insects are cited from sources found below.

*Follow care instructions provided by the garment manufacturer for all items placed in the TermiTick.

Ticks, Lice, and Bed Bugs can be eradicated in Dryer (citations do not include Dryer Bag).

To Kill Ticks:

https://www.cdc.gov/ticks/avoid/on_people.html (Ticks)

https://tickencounter.org/ticksmart/tips (Ticks)

: Nelson, C.A., et al., The heat is on: Killing blacklegged ticks in residential washers and dryers to prevent tickborne diseases. Ticks Tick-borne Dis. (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.04.016 (Ticks)

To Kill Lice: 

Place in Dryer for 30 to 60 minutes on high heat.

https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/head/treatment.html (Lice);

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/documents/Module10.pdf (Lice)

To Kill Bed Bugs: 

Place in Dryer for 30 to 60 minutes on high heat.

https://www.ncsl.org/Portals/1/Documents/environ/envhealth/Bed_Bug_PP_11-16.pdf (Bed Bugs).;

https://www.michigan.gov/documents/emergingdiseases/Getting_the_Bed_Bugs_Out_Guide_442175_7.pdf (Bed Bugs).

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