One way a business can gain grounds in this industry is by exploring the under-exploited market involving insecticides that are not harmful to human respiration. Manufacturers in this industry have had to deal with the scarcity and hike in the price of kerosene which has affected the quantity of insecticide produced. Kerosene is one of the major chemicals that are used in producing the insecticide. The scarcity and hike in the price often affect the quantity available. Current trend in the market also reveals that there is a general consumer preference for imported brands such as Raid, Baygon to mention a few. These imported brand are perceived to be better than locally produced insecticides.