Swisher Hygiene (NASDAQ: SWSH ) has unveiled a product aimed at the eradication of an increasingly pesky pest. The company announced the rollout of Shield RTP, an insecticide specifically designed to exterminate bedbugs. In the press release announcing the news, the company touted the product's ease of use and its ability to "eliminate bed bugs and [their] relatives on contact and provide lasting residual control."
Shield RTP, which comes in a 32-ounce spray bottle, is composed of "naturally derived oils and plant extracts," according to Swisher Hygiene. It has been certified as "Generally Recognized As Safe" by the Food and Drug Administration. The company said it is non-toxic and non-flammable.
The new product will widen Swisher Hygiene's existing portfolio. The company quoted CEO Thomas Byrne as saying that Shield RTP "helps expand the full suite of products we can provide to our customers."