Okay that should do it. Well, I did some investigation and I don't think I'm better off than I was. I found that liquid latex is tapped from a tropical tree (like maple syrup). Which sounds just fine. But then I found where some companies will add formaldehyde or ammonia to keep the latex liquid. So I called the cedarcide company and asked them if their latex has added formaldehyde or ammonia, and she said no, it is the same latex used in cosmetics. Well, as we
all know, that doesn't mean it is safe.
So, I still don't know if I would take the chance and use it. We just moved into a really, really old house, built 1870, and the amount of bugs we are finding even in the winter is freaking me out. I hate to even think of what it will be like in the summer. It is 23 degrees right now, but I can find at least 10 asian beetles throughout the house, along with some other black beetle, not to mention the wolf spiders in the basement.
We kill the bugs everyday, but the beetles are obviously living under the siding and coming in for the warmth. I don't mind the beetles, its the spiders that I can't tolerate. But is it worth the risk? I haven't decided yet.
Its not like we will be drinking the stuff, or even coming into contact with it. It will be sprayed and then it will dry up. And the eaves are not somewhere the kids play, or the crevices in the basement. Yes, I'm talking to myself trying to convince myself it will be okay.
The only other option is therapy for severe fear of spiders, I know theres a name for that somewhere.