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Zone 23236 | Anonymous added on May 29, 2022 | Answered

Mothballs usually contain either naphthalene or paradichlorobenzene. Both of these chemicals are highly toxic and can get into the soil and groundwater. These mothball hazards may even harm the plants you are trying to protect.Please don’t suggest using mothballs to repel deer!

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on June 6, 2022

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