Coffee Frappuccino with Rats

What is rat’s favorite coffee? They might be a fan of the mocha iced Frappuccino or they might like espresso. Well unlike us it’s not the coffee that attracts the rats but it’s the warm temperature, shelter, and safety to multiply and thrive.

Rats love to set up a camp inside the café because they get protected from the rain and other harsh weather conditions and continuous source of food that’s easy to find.

There are many coffee lovers who spend most of their time in the café, it’s the best and the perfect place to have coffee and have meetings. When you are in stress then just one cup of coffee makes you relax. Coffee is the lifeblood of virtually every workforce in the world.

In our generation today, more people love to spend their time in a café to relax, unwind, enjoy, and a lot more reasons. Hence, we cannot deny the fact that all people eat and drink, as these two are needed in order to sustain life.

Pests are carriers of food-borne diseases. Pest poses a particular threat to hygiene standards in food preparation and storage areas because of their disease risk and the contamination they cause.

Cafés are the one where the pest can easily get attracted. Every café has the potential to attract pest. Although the bad publicity from a roach infestation could easily be enough to shut down a café for good.

Let us have a look at some of the evidence,

Starbucks fined £12,000 for mice infestation in cafe visited by Blair

Coffee giant Starbucks was fined £12,000 after one of its cafes, once visited by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, was infested with mice.

An environment health officer with 17 years’ experience was hit by a “strong smell of mice” and recurring scenes of filth and mice droppings and staining’s during an inspection at a Starbucks in the heart of London’s West End in November last year.

Mouse droppings were found next to spoons, knives, cups, Clingfilm and boxes of biscuits and coffee that were about to be used, London’s City of Westminster magistrates heard.

Westminster Council decided to prosecute after the state of two storerooms and a serving area at the Villiers Street cafe in the arches of Charing Cross station raised alarm.

One mousetrap in a storeroom “appeared to be weighty and may have had a mouse in it” and the rodent had left “greasy smears”, Felicia Davy for Westminster Council told the court.

Starbucks, which has more than 530 stores and 8,000 partners in the UK, pleaded guilty to four counts of food safety and hygiene breaches.

Rodent droppings, improper temperatures result in state closing Urban Cafe

Urban Cafe in Wilmington was temporarily closed by the health department after an inspector found rodent droppings throughout the eatery and several foods at an improper temperature, including eggs, cheese and butter.

We at C Tech Corporation have a unique, effective, and efficient way to tackle these nuisances.

The unique product Rodrepel™  manufactured by C Tech Corporation is a rodent and animal aversive repellent which repels the rodents.

Rodrepel™ works on the mechanism of repellency. It is an extremely low concern, low toxic, low hazard, non-carcinogenic and non-mutagenic rodent aversive repellent. It does not kill or cause harm to the pests as well as to the environment which indirectly helps to maintain the ecological balance.

The products are available in the form of a masterbatch which can be incorporated in pipes, polymeric equipment, cables etc. while manufacturing. This would result in the final cable or wire being rodent repellent. This would be an efficient way of deterring the rodents from chewing the cables and wires and thus negate the possibility of a short circuit.

While the Rodrepel™ liquid concentrate, when diluted in paints, can be used to paint the interior and exterior of the café. It can be applied in the kitchen and food storage areas in the cafeteria.

Rodrepel™ lacquer can be coated topically over the applications which need protection. It can be applied to a variety of surfaces like wood, concrete, metal, polymer, ceramic etc.

Our newly developed product in the form of a spray can be sprayed anywhere to repel the rodents. The product is compatible with all types of surfaces and can be used by anyone.

Our products provide a safe and environmentally friendly solution to avoid rodent infestation.

RodrepelTM is thermally stable and does not degrade on exposure to heat and sunlight. It does not kill or harm the insect but repels them. It does not volatilize and does not degrade the soil. It is RoHS, RoHS2, EU – BPR, ISO, REACH, APVMA, NEA compliant and FIFRA exempted.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com to keep the pests away and decrease the use of pesticides.

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Rats carry disease that endangers humans!

There are more than 35 diseases carried by rodents like rats and mice. It is very important that one must protect themselves from the infection or contamination while dealing with mice or rat infestation.

Diseases associated with rodents like rats and mice can be transmitted in a wide variety of ways as follows:

  • Rat or mouse bites 
  • Rats or mouse scratches
  • Rat or mouse urine or feces
  • Contact with rat or mouse saliva
  • Exposure to their hair, dander, droppings or other allergens

Diseases which are Directly Transmitted by Rats:

  • Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome: This is a viral disease that is transmitted by the rat. This disease is spread in many ways: inhaling dust which includes rat urine or droppings, direct contact with their feces or urine, and due to their bite.
  • Leptospirosis: This is a bacterial disease that can be transmitted by coming into contact with infected water by swimming etc., or by the contaminated drinking water. A person may be at increased risk of Leptospirosis infections if they are in contact with animals.
  • Rat-bite Fever: This disease may be transmitted through a rat bite, scratch or even contact with a dead rat.
  • Salmonellosis: This disease can occur by consuming food or water that is contaminated by rat feces bacteria.

 Diseases which are Indirectly Transmitted by Rats:

  • Plague: This disease is carried by rats and it is transmitted by fleas in the process where they enjoy blood meal.
  • Colorado Tick Fever: This is a viral disease that is transmitted by the bite of a tick that has taken blood from a rat.

The universal early symptoms of these diseases include fatigue, fever and muscle aches in the thighs, hips, back and sometimes shoulders.

All the patients with these diseases experience symptoms like headaches, dizziness, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. As the virus turns deadly, the fluid fills the lungs, causing coughing and shortness of breath where a person may even die.

Scientists believe that people can get the virus if they touch something which is contaminated with the rats infected urine, droppings or saliva, and then touch their nose or mouth.

Since these viruses can occur during any month and the risk of exposure is increased in all seasons.

Let us have a look at some of the evidence,

Santa Cruz Co. issues Hantavirus warning

Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, more frequently known as HPS, is caused by a virus found in urine, droppings or saliva from wild rodents such as deer mice.

People typically contract the infection when entering or cleaning buildings and other enclosed places where mice are present. Small particles of urine or droppings get stirred up into the air and inhaled, leading to the infection.

The rapidly progressing symptoms include fever, headache and muscle aches followed by severe difficulty breathing and sometimes death. Following the identification of the syndrome in 1993, there have been more than 70 confirmed cases in California, roughly 30 percent of which turned fatal.

Mice-borne Hantavirus kills young mom; here’s what you need to know

A 27-year-old New Mexico mother has died after spending more than two months in ICU fighting a rare pulmonary disease caused by the mouse-borne hantavirus.

How Kiley Lane became exposed to the virus is a mystery.

Health officials in several states have issued cautions in recent weeks as people begin spring cleaning, which can increase the risk of exposure.

The hantavirus is spread through exposure to infected rodent droppings, typically from deer mice, which are found across the country and are responsible for most cases of infection in the United States and Canada.

It is rare. As of January 2017, 728 cases of hantavirus infection in 36 states have been reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thirty-six percent of the reported cases resulted in death.

At  C Tech Corporation we make use of the mother nature’s gift of senses to these rodents in formulating an extremely low toxicity and extremely low hazard and environmental products which act as repellants and do not kill.


RodrepelTM is extremely low toxicity and extremely low hazard and eco-friendly rodent aversive. RodrepelTM is available in form of masterbatches which can be incorporated into the polymeric applications while it is manufactured.

Our product in the form of liquid concentrate can be blended with paints and organic solvent and can be applied on any surface.

Our product in the form of lacquer can be applied as the topical application.

Our product in the spray form can be easily sprayed on the pest infested area.

The mechanism followed by our product is repellence, it affects their olfactory senses and prevents them from attacking the substrate and also does not aid in killing the target species. The product does not interfere with the working of the end application it is used in. It is stable at high temperatures; does not leach out or produce any toxic fumes and has a long shelf life.

The product is compliant with ROHS, ROHS2, ISO, REACH, APVMA, NEA, EU-BPR, and FIFRA exempted.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com if you’re facing problems with rodents and get best remedies to combat the pest menace.

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Impact of Rats on Rice Production

Rats are the major agricultural pest across Asia. Rats are found in the irrigated rice crops, all seasons are favorable for rat’s reproduction as well as crop damage. Easy availability of food, water, shelter, and safety are the factors which provide them with optimum breeding conditions.

The rice field rats feed at night with the highest activity and at day time they are found among vegetation, maturing fields etc. The rice field rats pull the transplanted plants and they also chop down the young seedlings. At the heading stage when the panicles are visible, the rats feed on them and during ripening stage; they feed on developing rice grains.

Rat damage in the crops can be observed by the following sypmtoms:

  • Missing germinating seeds
  • Damaged young seedlings
  • Missing of plants
  • Irregular cuttings of stem
  • Chewed ripening grains
  •  Grain maturity delay
  • Missing of  grains
  • Missing of  panicles

In the traditional farming system, the rats generally cause chronic losses to production in the order of 5-10% per annum. Today it is not unusual for the farmers with smallholder rice farm to report chronic yield losses of 25-30% per annum. In many areas, farmers refuse from planting the second rice crop because of the damage done by rats.

In Asia, there is 5% of rice production loss which amounts to approximately 30 million; enough to feed about 200 million people each year. Post-harvest and pre-harvest losses are probably similar; from this it is clear that rats play an important role in influencing food security and poverty alleviation programs for the poor.  Rodent also causes some dangerous diseases which can affect human health badly.

Let’s have a look at some of the evidence,

 ‘Di lang leptospirosis! Rat damages Negos rice farms

Farmers in Negros Occidental lost some P8.4 million to rats that infested some 703 hectares of rice farms there from July to August, the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist said.

Provincial Agriculturist Japhet Masculino said crop damage was monitored in four barangays in San Enrique, 11 in Valladolid, and three in Bago City in southern Negros Occidental; and four barangays of Cadiz City in the north.

This affected 507 farmers with a combined rice field area of 703.66 hectares, the OPA said.

Bago City, considered the rice bowl of Negros Occidental, sustained the highest losses at P6.06 million, with 344 farmers and 467.24 hectares affected.

In Valladolid, 89 farmers with 113 hectares of rice farms sustained P1.6 million in losses while in San Enrique, 61 farmers with 112.45 hectares lost P473, 514.

Meanwhile, in Cadiz, 13 farmers with 10.97 hectares sustained P226, 830 in losses.

 Oh rats! They’re eating away at our rice

 KEPALA BATAS: Penang’s padi fields are facing a growing and gnawing rat menace that began after the disastrous flooding of the mainland last November.

The ricefield rat (Rattus argentiventer), which can produce five to 10 offspring each month, has been ravaging padi fields in Kepala Batas.

To date, these rats have decimated crops in nearly 29ha in Paya Keladi belonging to 50 farmers, said Integrated Agriculture Development Area (IADA) Penang director Mohd Nazri Abu Seman.

Traditional approaches to rodent population and damage management have relied on direct reduction of populations using fumigation, rodenticide baits, rodent traps which is of no use.

We need to come up with the solution to increase agricultural need.

We, at C Tech Corporation, manufacture a range of extremely low toxicity, extremely low hazard, and environment-friendly pest repellent products.

Our products are a blend of green chemistry and smart technology.

Our product Rodrepel™ is an extremely low toxic, low hazard rodent aversive. This product acts through a series of highly developed intricate mechanism ensuring that rodents are kept away from the target application. Our eco-friendly products do not kill the target species but only repel them.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

The products are available in the form of a solid masterbatch, liquid concentrate, lacquer, and wood polish additive.

Our   Rodrepel™ masterbatch can be incorporated in the agricultural films, polymer mulches, greenhouse films, polymer sprinklers, irrigation pipes, plastic parts from pumps and tractors used in the fields.

The product available in liquid concentrate can be diluted in paints and can be applied to already installed cables and wires, fence and tree guards, the coating of walls and other entry points. The liquid concentrate is compatible with all kinds of paints and solvents.

The already installed cables, pipes, and other application can be coated with our lacquer to protect them from the pests gnawing on this application and thus preventing the damage. The lacquer is a transparent product and it does not wear off easily.

The wood polish additive can be blended with wood polish and applied on the wooden articles and furniture.

Our newly developed product is in the form of a spray which is easy to use the product. It can be sprayed on the infested area to repel the rodents and prevent them from entering.

By using our products, you can get an effective and long-lasting solution against rodent nuisance.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com if you’re facing problems with rodents and get best remedies to combat the pest menace.

Also, visit our websites:

1] http://www.ctechcorporation.com/
2] http://www.rodrepel.com/
3] http://www.termirepel.com/
4] http://www.combirepel.com/

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Rodents: The unwelcomed visitors in garden

Rodents are known as the scourge of many gardens. Mice, rats, and many other rodents not only cause damage from tunneling through the lawn and garden, but they can also eventually enter your home after colonizing the garden.

Rodents are the unwelcome visitors in the garden. Like any other living creature, rodents are in search of food, water and shelter, garden simply appears to be the best place for rodents to multiply and thrive.

Do Rodents eat plants?

Yes, rodents eat garden plants and they are especially fond of seeds, therefore a newly planted garden seeds are a favorite target for them.

Rodents not only destroy the hard work by eating the plant in the garden but they can also infect the garden with many serious diseases and pathogens. Disease like the salmonellosis can be spread by rat’s droppings including Leptospirosis disease. Once the garden is infected by the rat’s droppings, watering the plant can spread the bacteria from the ground and can further spread onto leaves and fruit

The specific areas of the garden to check for rodent infestations are:

  • Sheds: Rats and gophers tunnel under sheds and set up home for them.
  • Garbage bins: Garbage bins are the most attractive place for the rodents as it provides them waste food.
  •  Wood Piles: Wood piles are the most attractive places for rodents to build their nests.
  • Bird feeders: Birds drop seeds in the garden, which can attract the rodents. The seeds which are stored can be attractive to many rodents.

Let us have a look at some of the evidence for rodent’s nuisance in garden,

Hundreds of rats swarm Cork woman’s garden leaving her family in fear

Amanda Feeney from Killala Gardens in Knocknaheeny, Cork, said that she can’t even hang her laundry out as the rodents have taken over.

The mum of three children under eight, claims that illegal dumping in the area is causing the problem with cars pulling up and chucking black bags full of rubbish into the estate.

The problem is so bad that she had to get rid of her two dogs as the rats would fight to get their food and frighten them off.

They have eaten through her wheelie bin, her garden shed, climbed her back wall and roam freely around her front and back gardens, leaving her terrified.

Rat problem forces community garden in Harlem to be shut down

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) —

Too many rats have forced community leaders to shut down a garden in Harlem.

People in the neighborhood say it all started when a building was being torn down, and that sent the rats over.

The rats are bold and unafraid because they definitely outnumber the farmers. The rats came over when an old abandoned church was demolished across the street.

“And at some point they start crossing the street and jumping into the garden,” said neighbor Alejandro Ibanez. “And I could see them digging and trying to find their way in.”

The rats have taken up residence and so the rare green space where children played, neighbors met and families barbecued, is closed.

Traditional approaches to rodent population and damage management have relied on direct reduction of populations using rodenticide baits or rodent traps which is of no use.

We, at C Tech Corporation, manufacture a range of extremely low toxicity, extremely low hazard, and environment-friendly pest repellent products.

Our products are a blend of green chemistry and smart technology.

Our product Rodrepel™ is an extremely low toxic, low hazard rodent aversive. This product acts through a series of highly developed intricate mechanism ensuring that rodents are kept away from the target application. Our eco-friendly products do not kill the target species but only repel them.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

The products are available in the form of a solid masterbatch, liquid concentrate, lacquer, and wood polish additive.

The product available in the form of solid masterbatch can be incorporated into polymeric applications like wires and cables, drip and micro-irrigation pipes, nylon grain bags, plastic mulches, plastic pots, greenhouse films, transport trays, turf and tie wires etc.

The product available in liquid concentrate can be diluted in paints and can be applied to already installed cables and wires, fence and tree guards, the coating of walls and other entry points. The liquid concentrate is compatible with all kinds of paints and solvents.

The already installed cables, pipes, and other application can be coated with our lacquer to protect them from the pests gnawing on this application and thus preventing the damage. The lacquer is a transparent product and it does not wear off easily.

The wood polish additive can be blended with wood polish and applied on the wooden articles and furniture.

Our newly developed product is in the form of a spray which is easy to use the product. It can be sprayed on the infested area to repel the rodents and prevent them from entering the premises.

By using our products, you can get an effective and long-lasting solution against rodent nuisance.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com if you’re facing problems with rodents and get best remedies to combat the pest menace.

Also, visit our websites:

1] http://www.ctechcorporation.com/
2] http://www.rodrepel.com/
3] http://www.termirepel.com/
4] http://www.combirepel.com/

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Flying Squirrel – A great nuisance

Flying squirrel is the type of rodent which can be more appropriately called as gliding squirrels, although their name is flying squirrel in real they don’t fly but glide. They glide using a thin skin between their front leg and back leg that allows them to glide through the air from one tree to another tree. In a single glide, a flying squirrel can cover more than 150 feet. They have originated around 19 to 20 million years ago. The life expectancy of the flying squirrel is about 6 years.

Flying squirrels are nocturnal and are known to make huge noise especially during the night between the sunsets and have a high sense of smell. They can enter the attics through small cracks and crevices by chewing up the area for wide and large entry point as they are smaller than the gray squirrel. The typical habitat of the flying squirrel is inside hardwoods.

 Let’s have look at some of the evidence,

Students report flying squirrel infestation in Terraces

The Office of Facilities is working to address student reports that flying squirrels have been scurrying around in the Terraces Residence Halls at Ithaca College.

 The reports of flying squirrels were in Terraces 6 and 9. Facilities addressed the problem by sealing off where the squirrels had entered, said Ernie McClatchie, executive director in the Department of Facilities, Grounds and Transportation. Facilities first received reports of flying squirrels in Terrace 9 in mid-November and from Terrace 6 in early December. McClatchie said this is the first time he is aware that squirrels have accessed the dorms and were reported to Facilities.

 One of the students who filed a report to Facilities, sophomore Zachary Ashcraft, said the issue first arose Nov. 26 when he heard a rustling noise coming from under his bed. Two weeks later, he heard the same sound again, and Ashcraft and a friend used a granola bar to lure out and catch a glimpse of what he thought was a mouse.

 Ashcraft’s friend called the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, who told Ashcraft that there had been issues of flying squirrels in Terrace 6. Ashcraft was told by Public Safety to put in a work order with Facilities. Facilities put a trap in Ashcraft’s room three days later, and the trap failed to catch the squirrel, Ashcraft said. Facilities came back a day later to fill in the hole the squirrels were entering in from, and Ashcraft has not had issues with flying squirrels since.

Sophomore Julia Driscoll also said she experienced issues with flying squirrels; though, for her, the response from Facilities was not as fast. Driscoll said that the Sunday after Thanksgiving break, Nov.

Atkins’ roommate saw four squirrels in his room at one time Dec. 3, and Atkins said he was told by maintenance that the squirrels got in through the area surrounding the pipes in the walls. 25, she heard what sounded like a mouse, which was caught the day after. That same day, however, while she was at her desk, a flying squirrel jumped onto it and ran off.

Hungry flying squirrels strip, eat bark from pecan trees
Lenny Wells

Many growers have recently called about the bark being stripped from their trees. This normally occurs on smooth-barked limbs or central leaders 3 inches or less in diameter. The culprits here are flying squirrels.
When food sources become scarce, flying squirrels will strip the bark off smooth barked branches to feed on the tree’s cambium. If they completely girdle the limb or central leader at any point on the tree, the limb or leader will die from that point upward. If the damage does not completely girdle the limb or tree, the wound normally heals over with time. Flying squirrels are nocturnal. Their home range is usually no more than an acre so damage tends to be isolated to certain spots in the orchard.

We at C Tech Corporation make use of Mother Nature’s  gift of senses given to these pests.

 RodrepelTM is the best solution to keep rodents away from human contact.

RodrepelTMis a low-toxic, and low hazard rodent aversive. This product works on the mechanism of repellence. It does not harm or kill the target species but generate fear or trigger temporary discomfort within the pests that keeps the pests away from the application.
The unpleasant experience with the product is imprinted within animal’s memory and passed on its progeny. 

RodrepelTM is available in liquid concentrate which can be diluted in paints and can be applied on the surface. It is easy to apply and dries quickly and does not volatilize.

The product is available in lacquer form which is a direct application. The lacquer can be applied on the furniture and other wooden accessories. It can be applied on already installed wires and cables, polymeric utility pipes and equipment. The product is compatible with most of the surfaces like metal, wood, concrete, polymer; ceramic etc.

The product available in the form of masterbatch can be incorporated into the polymeric applications like wires and cables, pipes, equipment and accessories while they are manufactured.

Our newly developed product is in the form of a spray, RodrepelTM rodent repellent spray can be used by anyone and sprayed on the infected area. The product dries quickly and hence does not require much time to deliver the results.

The product is compliant with RoHS, RoHS2, EU-BPR, APVMA, REACH and is FIFRA exempted.


If you are facing problems from these pests then contact us on:
technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com  

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Nuisance caused by Gopher

Presence of Gophers is a serious problem, as it destroys the underground utility cables and wires, water lines, irrigation pipes etc. Damage done by Gopher is severe in the fall and spring when they are active near the soil surface. Pocket gophers are the rodents whose size is from 5 to 14 inches long.

Pocket gophers have pouches outside their mouth, on each side of the face there is on pouches. As these pockets can be turned inside and outside and they are used to carry food.  They have fur with black, brown and white colors. Pocket gophers heads are small flattened and have small ears and eyes.

Gophers are one the one which are extremely well adapted and built for an underground existence. The gopher lives most of its life below the surface where they dig a burrow system. A gopher can create large mounds. Gopher can dig extensively which can be very deep up to several hundred feet. As they dig burrows, they push the soil to the surface due to which a mound is created, usually in the shape of a fan. Gopher tunnels are sometimes not visible on the ground surface due to their deeper location.

Let’s have a look at the evidence,

Gopher chews through fiber optic line

Frontier Communications technicians were called out early on Nov. 14 after a fiber optic cable line was cut in the McCornick area, effectively downing services across the county.

According to Paul Clark, data and phone services were lost countywide around 3 a.m., after gophers chewed through a 48-strand fiber.

“Everything on the east side of the county was down,” Clark said. “Anyone on a circuit would have been affected.”

The outage knocked out emergency services, causing 911 calls to be rerouted to a backup in Richfield.

“This happens about once or twice a year,” said Clark about pest damage to fiber optic lines. “And of course it had to happen in the middle of the night.”

Approximately 900 feet of fiber was replaced, covered in conduit, and buried underground. The conduit should deter or slow rodent damage, Clark said.

The Millard County Sheriff’s Office reported 911 was rerouted back to local offices around 4:30 p.m. Circuits were repaired by 9:30 p.m., with services operational by midnight, Clark said.

As of Nov. 19, all services “should be up and running,” Clark said. If customers are still experiencing difficulties connecting or have no service, contact Frontier.

Delta customers now have the chance to experience wireless Internet across the city. Newly installed, the new routers have signal that broadcasts up to five miles outside of city limits, Clark said.

Gopher Bounties Still an Incentive for Trappers in Sherburne County, Elsewhere

Jerry Ehlenfelt would likely continue trapping pocket gophers regardless.

The burrowing rodents and the mounds they create pose a nuisance on the 30 acres of land the retired Vietnam veteran owns between Big Lake and Elk River in Sherburne County.

But, the $2 per gopher bounty he’s able to collect from Big Lake Township each year makes the time he spends doing so even more worthwhile.

“It definitely provides you with a little more incentive to go out and get them,” said Ehlenfelt, who turned in around 55 gophers last year. “I’d probably have to do it anyway. Those mounds can become a real issue

C Tech Corporation   can offer a solution to overcome the damage caused by squirrels. RodrepelTM   is an anti-rodent, and animal aversive which is extremely low in toxicity and extremely low hazard, environmentally safe solution. It does not kill target species but only repels them. It is engineered using a unique set of complex compounds. It follows 6 pronged strategy which is extremely effective on rodents like the squirrel, rat, beaver, gopher, paca, marmot, etc.

RodrepelTM is available in the form of a masterbatch, liquid concentrate, lacquer, and sprays.

The masterbatch can be incorporated in cable sheathing. The product in the form of liquid concentrate can be diluted in Paints and organic solvents and can be applied. The lacquer which is a topical application can be directly applied on the already installed wires and cables.

Our newly developed products,  RodrepelTM Pest Repellent Spray is an easy to use product which can be easily sprayed so as to as avoid the rodents and other pests from entering them.

RodrepelTM  is cost-effective, inert, and thermally stable and does not degrade on exposure to heat and sunlight. It does not volatilize and does not degrade in the soil. It is RoHS, RoHS2, REACH, NEA, EU BPR, APVMA compliant and FIFRA exempted.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com if you’re facing problems with rodents and get best remedies to combat the pest menace.

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Warehouses: Susceptible to harboring unwanted guests

 

The Norway rat, roof rat, and house mouse are destructive rodent pests in and around farm facilities. This can be especially true during the winter months, as they seek food and refuge indoors. Rats and mice consume and contaminate food, gnaw on structural, mechanical, and electrical components, and weaken concrete slabs and walkways with their burrowing activities. They can also potentially carry diseases such as bubonic plague, leptospirosis, rabies, and bacterial food poisoning.

Usually, the first signs of rodent infestation are droppings or urine stains in and around buildings, because rats and mice are most active at night. If rodents are seen repeatedly during the day, it is an indication of an established population. It is estimated that for every rodent seen during the day around barns and poultry houses, there are likely 20 to 50 that are unseen.

Effective rodent control involves a three-step process. The first step is to “rodent-proof” the structure. This is very difficult because rats and mice can squeeze through holes just large enough to pass their heads through, as small as ¼ for mice and ½ inch for rats. They can climb through pipes; jump vertically three feet, horizontally four feet, and climb wires, cables, vines, and trees to enter a building.

Rats and mice have long been a problem on farms where food and nesting sites are plentiful. They are carriers of some 45 diseases and are capable of contaminating farm feed and water supplies helping to spread disease from contaminated to uncontaminated areas and from animal to animal. Many of these diseases are harmful to livestock and humans.

 

Evidence for pest menace,

SLO Food Bank: Health inspectors found rodent droppings at the warehouse

By KSBY | Dec 05, 2017

The Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County released more information Monday related to the unsanitary conditions health inspectors say were found at the organization’s warehouse last month.

Food Bank CEO Kevin Drabinski says after staff failed to renew its processed food registration license at its new San Luis Obispo warehouse, state health inspectors came out November 27 to check out the facility.

It was at that time Drabinski says evidence of rodent droppings were discovered at various locations throughout the warehouse. The food bank was then told no products could be moved in or out of the facility until further notice.

Poor storage eats up 48k tonne grain

TNN | Oct 26, 2015

PUNE: If only thousands of tonnes of food grain was stored properly in warehouses across India in the last three-and-a-half years, the country would not have run into such a severe shortage spiraling into a price rise in the essentials this year.

Country-wide data from the ministry of consumer affairs, food, and public distribution showed that of the total grain production in India, close to 48,900 tonnes was damaged in storage. Stocks usually come to the godowns after the Kharif or rabi seasons.

Experts said if India had not lost grain in this manner, more than sufficient quantity would have now been available to meet the consumption demand in the country.

Pest attacks, leakages in godowns, procurement of poor quality stocks, exposure to rains, floods and negligence cause losses.

Using of pesticides, rat baits, fumigation, glue board can be harmful to human’s health so instead of using an outdated control measure like the pesticides, we can make use of our products which repels.

We at C Tech Corporation are in a unique position to provide solutions to the problems caused by these creatures.

 

At C Tech Corporation we make use of Mother Nature’s gift of senses to these rodents in developing non- toxic & non-hazardous formulation!

 

RodrepelTM is a low-toxic, non-hazardous rodent aversive. RodrepelTM is a perfect blend of smart technology and green chemistry. This product acts through a series of highly developed intricate mechanism ensuring that the rodents are kept away from the application.

 

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

The product is compliant with RoHS, RoHS2, and REACH, APVM, BPR and is FIFRA exempted. Our eco-friendly products do not kill the target species but only repel them.

Our products are available in the form of a liquid concentrate, lacquer, wood polish additives, masterbatch and our newly developed product in the form of the spray.

RodrepelTM liquid concentrate, when diluted in paints, can be used to paint the interior and exterior of the walls of the warehouse, storage areas, ceiling, panels, mechanical equipment, vehicles used for transportation.

RodrepelTM lacquer can be coated topically over the applications which need protection. It can be applied to a variety of surfaces like wood, furniture, concrete, metal, polymeric utility pipes, and ceramic. It can be applied to the wooden accessories in the warehouse, already installed wires and cables

RodrepelTM wood polish additives can be applied as a topical application by mixing it with wood polish. It can also be applied on racks, pallets, furniture etc.

RodrepelTM masterbatch which can be incorporated in pipes, films, wires, cables, polymeric material, instruments, racks, pallets, grain bags etc.

Our newly developed product in the form of a spray can be applied to the racks, pallets, already installed cables and wires, furniture etc.

Our products provide a safe and environmentally friendly solution to avoid rodent infestation.

If you are facing problems from the sneaky pests that contact us on:
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Rodent damage in Agriculture industry!

Pest menace in the agricultural sector is one of the most significant issues today in India which needs to be addressed immediately. Rodents cause millions of dollars in damages to field crops, stored grain and farm equipment every year. Apart from unpredictable rains, droughts and natural disasters insects are also the major contributors in lowering the agricultural yield every year. The damages can be categorized into two types, pre-harvest damages, and post-harvest damages. Harvest and post-harvest loss of India’s major agricultural production are estimated at Rs. 92,651crore ($13 billion) according to data published by the Ministry of food processing industries on August 9, 2016. The loss is almost three times as high as the budget for the agriculture sector.

In addition, the rodents carry more than 200 human pathogens which can cause deadly diseases that are transmissible to humans, animals, and livestock. Rodents are one of the serious threats to food production. The rodents will infest the premises like the farms, rural dwellings, refuse tips etc. that provide food, shelter, water, and safety.

Rodents as a part of their oral maintenance constantly gnaw on the various polymeric applications used in agriculture like agricultural films, storage bags, mulches, and even the drip irrigation pipes and tubing.

Giant Rats Spotted In Central Valley Counties
By STOCKTON (CBS13)

The rodent that has launched a multi-agency task force is now threatening San Joaquin County.

The rodent eats so much vegetation that it threatens wetlands and there could also be the loss of agriculture crops and levees. The animals have been sighted in three Central Valley counties and could make its way into the delta in San Joaquin County.

Fish and wildlife officials are trying to eradicate the rodents and have set up a multi-agency task force to come up with a plan to deal with them.

“They wreck agriculture crops, they are rodents; they carry diseases, they can pass the disease onto livestock on people, and their pets,”

Oh, rats! They’re eating away at our rice
By The Star Online

Penang’s padi fields are facing a growing and gnawing rat menace that began after the disastrous flooding of the mainland last November.

The ricefield rat (Rattus argentiventer), which can produce five to 10 offspring each month, has been ravaging padi fields in Kepala Batas.

To date, these rats have deci­mated crops in nearly 29ha in Paya Keladi belonging to 50 farmers, said Integrated Agriculture Development Area (IADA) Penang director Mohd Nazri Abu Seman.

Mohd Nazri said the rats struck at the 29ha of padi fields first because these 50 farmers were the first group to start the planting season in April.

He said ricefield rats had a nasty habit of eating the white pith inside young padi stalks, so the padi would not even have the chance to produce grain.

Mohd Nazri also said the destruction would continue because when the surviving padi produces grain, the rats then start feeding on that.

Ricefield rats are recorded as among the most damaging pestilence to rice crops in the world.

Traditional approaches to rodent population and damage management have relied on direct reduction of populations using rodenticide baits or rodent traps which is of no use.

We, at C Tech Corporation, manufacture a range of extremely low toxicity, extremely low hazard, and environment-friendly pest repellent products.

Our products are a blend of green chemistry and smart technology.

Our product Rodrepel™ is an extremely low toxic, low hazard rodent aversive. This product acts through a series of highly developed intricate mechanism ensuring that rodents are kept away from the target application. Our eco-friendly products do not kill the target species but only repel them. The product is compliant with ROHS, ROHS2, ISO, REACH, APVMA, NEA, EU BPR, and FIFRA exempted.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

The products are available in the form of a solid masterbatch, liquid concentrate, lacquer, and wood polish additive.

The product available in the form of solid masterbatch can be incorporated into polymeric applications like wires and cables, drip and micro-irrigation pipes, nylon grain bags, plastic mulches, plastic pots, greenhouse films, transport trays, turf and tie wires etc.

The product available in liquid concentrate can be diluted in paints and can be applied to already installed cables and wires, fence and tree guards, the coating of walls and other entry points. The liquid concentrate is compatible with all kinds of paints and solvents.

The already installed cables, pipes, and other application can be coated with our lacquer to protect them from the pests gnawing on this application and thus preventing the damage. The lacquer is a transparent product and it does not wear off easily.

The wood polish additive can be blended with wood polish and applied on the wooden articles and furniture.

Our newly developed product is in the form of a spray which is easy to use the product. It can be sprayed on the infested area to repel the rodents and prevent them from entering the premises.

By using our products, you can get an effective and long-lasting solution against rodent nuisance.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com if you’re facing problems with rodents and get best remedies to combat the pest menace.

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Rat Menace under the Hood!

Rodents are ubiquitous creatures notorious for the menace they create. Perhaps one of the most affected and largely ignored victims of rodent menace is the automobile industry. Under the hood components of cars are largely susceptible to rodent damage and when it is not serving as a safe haven for rodents from the cold weather it serves as a nutritious supply of electrical wiring, cabling, tubings and injection molded parts. Rodent species are likely to enter into cars and other vehicles through openings beneath the bonnet and damaging wires and other parts of the engine.

There have been numerous cases where rodents have managed to destroy car wiring and wires under the hood, behind the dash panel etc. Ever tried to rev up your engine in the morning and it simply won’t start? That is when you know that a rodent has been there, done that!!! The whole back side of the dash panel is a mouse paradise. Headliners, seats, carpeting, are all good rat material.

An interesting report cited the damage done to a brand new sports car by rodents. Clearly rodents are not class-conscious! The car was being transported by an FCL container from India to the UK. Upon arrival, when the logistic company opened the container door, they found two dead decomposed rat on the container floor and the wires in the car engines etc are all damaged. Rodents biting threw wires and cables are also responsible for car fires. The damages range from hundreds to thousands of dollars not to mention that sometimes these damages are not covered by insurance.

Against this background, there is a need to address rodent damage in vehicles in an effective and sustainable manner. Conventional methods involve the use of traditional remedies like moth balls or natural repellent baits. But these are ineffective in their scope to address the problems as the rodents can easily make their way around these contraptions and gnaw away to glory. What is required is an intrinsic solution that can be used to address the problems by direct incorporation in the electrical wiring and injection molded parts.

Rodrepel®™ is an innovative product designed and developed for the automobile industry and individual car users. The products are available in the form of a masterbatch which can be incorporated within wires and cables and polymeric materials right at the outset via extrusion thus making them inherently rodent proof. They have a long lifespan thus ensuring effective rodent repellence over a period of as high as 5-10 years.

Ancillary precautions can be taken by also using topical coating based formulations of Rodrepel®™ for existing cars with wires and cables. These have a lifespan of as high as up to a year depending on the adhesive lifespan used however it renders the same level of protection that the masterbatch approach gives for a reduced lifespan. The plastic seats can also be extruded withRodrepel®™ or laminated with thin films comprising of Rodrepel®™.

It is also available in lacquer and liquid form and can be easily coated onto an application to repel the rodents. The best part about this product is that it works on the mechanism of repellence and does not kill the target species. i.e. rodents, thus being in accordance with the need of the century, Sustainability and green chemistry.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com if you’re facing problems with rodents and get best remedies to combat the pest menace.

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http://www.rodrepel.com/
http://www.termirepel.com/
http://www.combirepel.com/

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PAINT BASED SOLUTION

For many numerous years, many attempts were made to keep away rats, mice away from homes storage bins & other areas. Most commonly traps & poison are used to kill this vermin. In addition, to create dead animal disposal problems, traps & poison also pose dangers to children & pets.

Rather than to try to kill the rats, better is to deter them in entering the area. It’s a belief that if a rat slayer neglects to sufficiently cover up his or her violent act with soil, members of the dead rat’s coven will seek revenge.

For over a year now, this small ragtag army of ravenous rodents possessing extra-strong teeth, crouch surreptitiously in the dark secret space between the ceiling and the roof during the daytime, as humans scurry beneath them, ignorant of the insidious plans fermenting in those small, yet sharp and focused animal brains.

Despite the animals’ obvious taunting of our human authority, however, none of us had even tried to eradicate these nasty nocturnal attackers.

Rodents cause damage to seating in rail coaches, air conditioners, food served in railways are mostly infected by rodent urine & feces, as rodents are always their prime visitors in the pantry section. They are a carrier of numerous dangerous diseases.

Armies of rodents have made railway stations across the state their home, posing a serious threat to the safe passage of trains and commuters, the problem is getting serious with rats digging deep burrows under the railway tracks, due to which tracks had become loose. This had disturbed the train services

Platforms had become a breeding ground for rats due to food items thrown on platforms. Besides, the grains from goods trains provide more food to them. Lakhs of huge rats infest trains and breed along platforms.

In railways, Rodrepel®™ can be used to paint the undercarriage, walls of the railway coaches and the galvanized surfaces of the pantry. It remains active as long as the paint last which is about 18 months. The window sides, bed linen storage area, seat corners, electric board, dustbin, lavatory were coated with the lacquer. The pantry and AC coaches were painted as well. Entire body panel was painted to make it completely rodent proof.

They can damage our home & furniture by gnawing on the wood. They can chew through the plaster walls & enlarge existing holes in the wood so they can easily have access to their food resources.  They can easily enter into our cars & can chew away the wirings, tore away seats covering, which can lead to costly repairs afterward. Lacquer based solution incorporated with Rodrepel®™ can be used to paint this cars & furnitures which will repel these rodents from entering & damaging the property.

Rodrepel®™ which is an innovative product of C Tech Corporation is useful to repel rodents in a non-hazardous way, not by killing them but by repelling & making use of the sensory mechanism. The product is made up from natural oils & and is free from toxic chemical and heavy metals.

Rodrepel®™ is available in form of masterbatch based on LDPE as well as EVA polymeric granules. Recommended addition level of these masterbatches is 1%-5%. It is effective over a very long span of time. (15-40 years)It does not interfere with the physical & mechanical properties of the polymer.

It is also available in lacquer and liquid form and can be easily coated onto an application to repel the rodents. The best part about this product is that it works on the mechanism of repellence and does not kill the target species. i.e. rodents, thus being in accordance with the need of the century, Sustainability and green chemistry.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com if you’re facing problems with rodents and get best remedies to combat the pest menace.

Also, visit our websites:

http://www.ctechcorporation.com/
http://www.rodrepel.com/
http://www.termirepel.com/
http://www.combirepel.com/

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