Rodents get In but they don't leave your home easily.
Mar, 02

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Rodents get In but they don't leave your home easily.


Cockroach, Rats and other dirty rodents are one of the biggest threats that acquire your home without any invitation._x000D_
The rodents like Cockroach, rats, ants, and others are the ones that contaminate food, utensil, and the kitchen, etc and are the sources of many diseases such as diarrhea, dysentery, cholera, leprosy, plague, typhoid fever, viral diseases such as poliomyelitis, etc. In addition they carry the eggs of parasitic worms and may cause allergic reactions, including dermatitis, itching, swelling of the eyelids and more serious respiratory conditions. Its control is easier in temperate climate than in humid and warm areas. Cleanliness is the key to keep away such filthy rodents which becomes difficult when there is the presence of children or pets in the house. Cockroaches are difficult to control with insecticides for several reasons, one of which is that they may become resistant to commonly used compounds. Insecticides control gives them temporary relief however should be accompanied by environmental sanitation and house improvement. Insecticides are applied to the resting and hiding places as residual sprays and insecticidal dust. Due to the increasing threats from such rodents, major players like Godrej, Dabur, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, etc have started creating awareness among consumers through their advertisement and promotional activities._x000D_
According to the report "India Cockroach, Rat & Others Repellent Market By Value, By Type ( Chalk, Gel, Glue Board, etc. ), By Company, By Brand ( Hit, Mortien, Baygon, Herbal Stretagi Etc ), By Sales Channel ( General Retail, Multi-Brand Retail, Online ), By Demographics ( Urban, Rural ), Market Overview, 2020-2025" published by Actual Market Research the market has been derived by the largest adaption of Spray/Aerosol which has been growing at a CAGR of above 11% in the last couple of years. Sprays are usually applied with household plunger-type sprayers or hand compression air sprayers and have the capability to show quick reaction by killing the rodents. Other products that are included in this category are glue traps, rat cake repellent, chalk repellent, gel cockroach repellent, and other essential oils, powders, etc. Chalk repellent is one of the oldest cockroaches & ant repellent that is present in the Indian market. It comes in the category of the cheapest which costs almost 15 rupees per piece and easy to use another benefit of the chalk repellent is that it has huge potential in eliminating severe roach infestations and doesn?€™t take much time for killing. Rat cake repellent is the fastest-growing repellent in this section and the expected growth to pose around 8% in the coming years. It is the most common alternative of trapping rodents. They come in small containers or in packets. Companies have rolled out the herbal form of cake rat repellent which is non-toxic and biodegradable. Glue traps have been used for many years in cockroach, rats and other rodents control and are still employed in certain situations, such as offices and laboratories, particularly if there is resistance to some of the insecticides in use Several essential oils, such as mint oil, spearmint oil, and eucalyptus oil are known to repel cockroaches, but the best results are obtained with synthetic products that are easier to standardize._x000D_
This market has the involvement of many local players which their cheap products and have their products available to each of the store which poses a threat to many big players. Some of the big players with their brands like Godrej Consumers Limited with its brand HIT, SC Johnson with its brand Baygon, Mortein brand of Reckitt Benckiser are the most active ones in this segment. Companies have rolled out the herbal category of repellent as it doesn't contain and smell and have a low dosage of active ingredients. One such company with the herbal rodents repellent product is Herbal Stretagi as has rolled out herbal repellents which come in small containers that release fumes of aromatic oils and keep the rodents away._x000D_