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From: Bri Hill
glassboro, NJ
We had a small leak under the sink I did not know about and my daughter said there were little pink bugs crawling around. I thought she was joking but no sooner I looked and saw them myself. I found the box of rid x and immediately cleaned out the whole bathroom with bleach, but the next morning they were coming out again. is there a specific cleaner to get rid of these things?

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From: Richard Hentschel
Extension Educator, Horticulture
DuPage/Kane/Kendall Unit
In the past, these kinds of products have been known to support either red or confused flour beetles. They will not survive without a food source so either using the product (bugs and all) as intended or carefully disposing of the product is the best approach. The small beetles are going to be in cracks and crevices and fabrics having left the box. they will not survive outside of their environment. you can also use a vacuum besides the sanitation measures you have already done.

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