BETHEL, Conn., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Hardware Show -- Bite-Lite® LLC is launching its new mosquito-repelling candles nationwide as a featured product at the New Product World in Las Vegas. These revolutionary candles represent the first significant breakthrough for natural mosquito control, based upon the new "Cloak & Scatter®" technology developed by Bedoukian Research Inc. of Danbury, CT. They have been "Inspired by Nature" and "Designed by Scientists."
The natural world has shown scientists that certain birds and mammals will rub themselves with fruit, leaves, or other plant parts for the apparent purpose of deterring pests. This phenomenon is known as "anointing." Monkeys, in particular, when presented with lemons or limes, will immediately rub the fruit on their fur, presumably to repel biting insects.
Scientists have studied this phenomenon and have determined that these materials represent a potential source of new mosquito repellents, if combined in the correct proportion. The basis for the animals' behavior, determined through scientific studies, has resulted in the identification of a unique combination of essential oils that contains active ingredients that provide an effective, natural alternative to the typical chemical approach or Citronella-only method of repelling mosquitoes.
Bite-Lite's proprietary blend of essential oils works by attacking the mosquito's sensors, thereby "hiding" you from these biting insects. Bite-Lite® candles are elegant and feature a distinctive lemongrass and spearmint scent. They can be purchased as luminaries, soy jars, soy tins, and votives. Unlike other candles on the market, Bite-Lite's unique candles have no soot, smoke, or unpleasant odors. They look great, smell great, and repel mosquitoes.
The new mosquito-repelling candle line will be presented at the upcoming National Hardware Show May 10th-12th. Company representatives will be available at Booth 8148 to answer technical questions and provide samples to attendees.
The new Bite-Lite® Candles will be sold by retailers across the United States and on the Bite-Lite® website.
Bite-Lite® LLC is a privately held company located in Bethel, Connecticut. It was founded in 2010 to develop and market insect control products.
SOURCE Bite-Lite LLC