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From a Texas A&M Bug web site: "Considered non-poisonous but they can pinch; capable of spraying a mist from scent glands at the base of the tail when disturbed. The mist produced by our species contains 85% concentrated acetic acid or vinegar, hence the name “vinegaroon.”"
We now have these horrible invasive Camel Crickets coming up from the cellar. They look like a grasshopper made out of spare parts with long feelers. When you go after them, they jump up at your face. My wife loves that - I can hear her scream from a mile away. I spray them with all-purpose cleaner and it kills them after a short time. But they smell when they decay. Nasty critters.
I rarely harm insects around the house except mosquitoes, earwigs and moths.
Sometimes I even feed them to the spiders.
What I found that is least harmful environmentally short of stepping on them is Windex.