What Are Mothballs Made of?


Mothballs are slight balls of chemical insecticide and deodorizer used when storing clothing and other articles predisposed to damage from moth larvae. Mothballs were originally completed out of camphor, the current moth balls are made of naphthalene and paradichlorobenzene. They are round, white and look like big granites with a very strong smell.
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yes moth balls are made from naphthalene, this is a known cancer causing compound. over expose can actually lead to death. follow the directions on the box! Source(s) I deal with
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Mothballs are made of white crystals of two very dangerous chemicals, para-dichlorobenzene (1,4-dichlorobenzene) and/or naphthalene. Both chemicals are solid at room temperature but
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