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E. Vinje

Hi Ryan –

Insecticidal soap has a light soapy or lard-type smell to it when first applied that dissipates quickly as it dries. It does NOT have a toxic or strong pesticidal odor. Soaps work against soft-bodied pests via dehydration, as soon as the application dries it is ineffective — there is NO residual. I would be surprised if someone on a tour has sensitivity to the product, plus it works well on mealybugs!

Hope this helps!