The original wood-based wire snap trap, the Victor Metal Pedal Rat Trap provides instant rodent control and is safe for household use. Trusted to control rats for over 100 years, this trap allows for clean and quick trapping - ideal for maximum rodent control. Once a rodent triggers the metal petal, the trap immediately springs closed to eliminate the pest on contact. It can then be easily disposed of for quick and clean removal. With superior quality and effectiveness, the Victor rat trap has become the #1 selling trap in the world - with over 1 billion sold. Also, Victor rat traps are the professionals’ trap of choice. Victor Metal Pedal Rat Traps are constructed from environmentally responsible, Forest Stewardship Council certified wood. Made in the USA. The disposable rat traps are safe for use around food, water, children and pets. Victor Metal Pedal Rat Traps are the perfect for use anywhere in the home. These rat traps should be placed where rodents travel, such as along walls at 2 to 3 foot intervals.