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April 3, 2014

Through a social media campaign coined the "National Bug Report," After Bite tracked the path of the Mystery Bug, increasing curiosity around this potential new stinging threat.

LITTLETON, N.H. — Through a social media campaign coined the "National Bug Report," After Bite tracked the path of the Mystery Bug, increasing curiosity around this potential new stinging threat. On April 1, the bug was revealed as the brand's new spokesbug, a character introduced to educate families on the good, bad and interesting world of insects, Tender announced. 

September 23, 2011

Bayer HealthCare's Rid brand is taking its battle beyond lice with the introduction of Rid home lice, bed bug and dust mite spray.

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Bayer HealthCare's Rid brand is taking its battle beyond lice with the introduction of Rid home lice, bed bug and dust mite spray.

"Rid is a household name for moms and healthcare professionals, who have dealt with lice, but the same active ingredient that can kill lice and their eggs can now be used for bed bugs," Bayer HealthCare VP U.S. marketing and new business development Barton Warner said.

April 6, 2011

Reese Pharmaceutical has launched a water-based aerosol that is designed to kill bed bugs.

CLEVELAND — Reese Pharmaceutical has launched a water-based aerosol that is designed to kill bed bugs.

The new Licide bed bug spray is designed to keep homes free of bed bugs for up to four weeks, the company said. The product is available in a 5-oz. size.

Reese also will produce a private-label version of the Lucide bed bug spray, the company noted, and will distribute the products in retailers nationwide.

March 8, 2011

Amid reports of a nationwide bed bug outbreak, a new pesticide-free solution has hit the market.

MASHPEE, Mass. — Amid reports of a nationwide bed bug outbreak, a new pesticide-free solution has hit the market.

Stop Bugging Me!, a natural bed bug treatment designed for at-home and commercial use, can be sprayed directly onto any detergent-safe upholstery, including bedding, linens and clothing, killing bed bugs and their eggs. Stop Bugging Me! includes such natural, active ingredients as 2-phenethyl propionate (a natural insecticide), eugenol, sodium lauryl sulfate, geraniol and cinnamon oil with aromatic bark.

March 7, 2011

Nature's Innovation on Saturday announced the launch of its Bed Bug Patrol travel spray pen, a nonpesticide spray for the elimination of bed bugs.

BUFORD, Ga. — Nature's Innovation on Saturday announced the launch of its Bed Bug Patrol travel spray pen, a nonpesticide spray for the elimination of bed bugs.

February 28, 2011

Pacific Shore Holdings is highlighting its new bed bug killer that is available in a travel-sized assortment.

LOS ANGELES — Pacific Shore Holdings is highlighting its new bed bug killer that is available in a travel-sized assortment.

Part of its Nature-Cide line of products, the new 100%-natural bed bug travel spray is available in 2-oz. and 8-oz. travel sizes. The Nature-Cide bed bug travel spray retails for $3.99 and $6.99 for a 2-oz. bottle and 2-oz. twin pack, respectively, and for $9.99 for the 8-oz. size.

Nature-Cide products will make their national debut at the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim, Calif.