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Which ant killer is safe for pets?

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Orange Guard is an organic, non-toxic ant repellent that is harmless to pets and humans. It drives away ants from the areas where they are unwanted. When applied directly to ants, the active ingredient, d-Limonene, destroys the waxy coating of the ants' respiratory system, causing them to suffocate.

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Other natural ant repellents include cream of tartar. Pouring lines of cream of tartar at entry points, such as windows and cracks in doors, prevents ants from entering a home. Dried peppermint leaves, paprika, cloves, chili peppers, coffee grinds and cinnamon sticks naturally repel ants and are safe for other pets and humans in the home.

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