Mothballs are made of naphthalene or para-dichlorobenzene, two pesticides that transform straight from a solid to a gas. Because of its flammable nature, naphthalene is a less common component of modern mothball producti... More »

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Mothballs deter cats, but using them for this purpose is not recommended as they are highly toxic, according to the Pet Poison Helpline. When ingested, mothballs can kill cats, dogs and other pets. The vapor they give of... More »

A naphthalene mothball takes many months to evaporate, while a para-dichlorobenzene mothball lasts about one month. Mothballs are used to repel insects that eat natural fibers, such as moths and silverfish, and keep them... More »

A naphthalene mothball takes many months to evaporate, while a para-dichlorobenzene mothball lasts about one month. Mothballs are used to repel insects that eat natural fibers, such as moths and silverfish, and keep them... More »

Imidacloprid and Halofenozide are two pesticides for grub worm control in yards and gardens. Imidacloprid is similar to nicotine, which is toxic to insects. Halofenozide contains chemicals that cause insects to molt at a... More »

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The molar mass of naphthalene is equal to about 128.17 grams per mole. A mole is a common scientific unit that is equal to 6.022 x 10^23 molecules of a chemical. More »

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The structural formula of naphthalene is C10H8. Naphthalene is produced from the burning of crude oil and coal tar. It is also released from the emissions of car exhausts, cigarettes and forest fires. More »