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Aprehend® and box spring encasements – Part 2

Encasements are commonly used for box springs and mattresses by both PMPs and homeowners to combat bed bugs. Some of these products have an “anti-feeding” coating or even an anti-microbial coating on their surfaces.

In this study​, we performed testing on 7 commercially available encasements to see whether there’s any impact on the efficacy of Aprehend®. Most came through with no adverse impact, but there was one product which we cannot recommend for use with Aprehend®.

The full article can be found here: Evaluation of Aprehend® viability on box spring encasements for use in bed bug infestations.