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Ortho® Home Defense MAX® Kill & Contain® Mouse Trap

Overview & Benefits

    Protecting your home and family from mice just got easier! Ortho® Home Defense MAX® Kill & Contain® Mouse Trap is the safe, simple and clean way to kill mice. The exclusive design kills and contains mice, so you never have to see or touch a dead mouse again! Watch the Ortho® Home Defense MAX® Kill & Contain® Mouse Trap Video!

    Learn more about detecting, preventing, and treating for pests.

Available sizes:

    2 traps
  • How to Use

    1. Open bait door located on back of trap. Bait by placing food (such as peanut butter) in the bait well. Close bait door.

    2. Set trap by pressing the arm on the side of the trap. The indicator will point to "Set" and you will hear a click when trap is set.

    3. Place trap where you see or suspect mouse activity.

    4. Check trap frequently. When indicator points to "Mouse Caught," use grab tab to dispose of entire trap.

  • When to Apply


    Seeing a mouse or seeing droppings is the #1 sign you have a a rodent issue.

    Other mouse detection signs:

    - Destruction to food or property (particularly gnaw marks).

    - Erratic pet behavior.

    - Neighbors also complaining about rodent issues.

    - Find oily 'rub' marks on baseboards and walls.

  • How often to apply

    If mouse is not caught in 2-3 days, place trap in alternate location where mouse activity is suspected.

  • Where to Use

    Place two Kill & Contain® Mouse Traps 5-10 feet apart near mouse activity. When placing traps, target areas with high mouse activity: near refrigerators, stoves, and pantries; between washers and dryers; along baseboards.

  • Where Not to Use

    This trap is intended for single use only.

  • Benefits

    Kills Mice, Guaranteed!*
    Simple, Safe, Clean
    One Touch Set
    Great For Tight Spaces
    No See, No Mess Disposal

  • Disposal Methods

    When easy-view indicator is pointing to "Mouse Caught," use convenient grab tab to dispose of entire trap.

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