The Dangers of DEET and How to Safely Avoid

Approximately one-third of the population of the United States uses one or more of the over 230 insect repellent products available in which DEET is one of the main ingredients with up to concentration even though a recent Consumer Reports survey of 2 011 adults in the U S found that just one-third believe existing insect repellents are safe for adults

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DEET The higher the DEET% the longer the protection time Theoretically the effectiveness of a 20% DEET product is the same as an 80% DEET product just not for as long Be wary of sub-20% DEET products Depending on the other ingredients in the formulation the protection time could be short DEET has been proven over 60 years of use to be a highly safe and effective repellent against

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Insect Repellents

DEET products are not recommended for children younger than 6 months footnote 2 When applying DEET to children 6 months to 24 months of age: Use only when there is a high risk of insect bites Use repellents with the lowest concentration of DEET available (usually 10% or less)

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Mosquito repellents for the traveller: does picaridin

In Peru DEET provided 90% protection for up to and including 12 h whereas protection associated with one of the picaridin products dropped to 90% by 10 h after application In the USA DEET provided 99% up to and including 12 h whereas protection levels associated with picaridin fell below 90% at 8 or 10 h after application depending on the product used (two different formulations employed)

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Insect Repellent Products

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DEET Chemistry (Dimethyltoluamide)

Apply DEET in a well-ventilated area Avoid applying DEET to hands the face or any injured or sensitive skin Avoid behaviors that will lessen the duration of DEET effectiveness (e g perspiration rain mixing with sunscreens) When you come indoors wash off DEET-containing products

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DEET and Plastics

Try Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus (OLE) based products instead They are registered with the EPA and work just as well as 20% DEET products but won't harm your gear Cutter Repel and Coleman all have OLE products that can be found at stores such as Wal-mart and Target sporting good stores and on-line

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7 Myths and Facts About DEET

Products containing DEET can be used on children Always read product label instructions and when applying on children spray on your hands first and then apply to their skin MYTH: It's the smell of DEET that repels mosquitos FACT: DEET makes it hard for mosquitoes to land on you and bite you

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Mosquito repellents for the traveller: does picaridin

In Peru DEET provided 90% protection for up to and including 12 h whereas protection associated with one of the picaridin products dropped to 90% by 10 h after application In the USA DEET provided 99% up to and including 12 h whereas protection levels associated with picaridin fell below 90% at 8 or 10 h after application depending on the product used (two different formulations employed)

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Gnat Repellent: 5 Best gnat repellent spray products

In terms of affordability Sawyer Products Premium Insect Repellent has the lowest price tag among the brands in our review At less than 10 dollars it's packed with picaridin ingredients that can help to repel the gnats All Natural Insect Repellent - Long Lasting Deet Free Bug Spray That's Safe for Kids

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Insect Repellent Products

With products containing DEET the general rule of thumb is that products containing 10-30% active ingredient should be effective You should choose the formulation that best fits your needs i e aerosol formulations for application to clothing moist towelettes or lotions for application to the face neck and other body areas

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Care Plus Anti

Der Wirkstoff (DEET) hat sich auerdem als Abwehrstoff gegen Stallfliegen Kriebelmcken Goldaugenbremsen und Herbstgrasmilben erwiesen (Quelle: Directive 98/8/EC concerning the placing biocidal products on the market Assessment Report DEET) Schwangerschaft und Stillzeit

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Gnat Repellent: 5 Best gnat repellent spray products

In terms of affordability Sawyer Products Premium Insect Repellent has the lowest price tag among the brands in our review At less than 10 dollars it's packed with picaridin ingredients that can help to repel the gnats All Natural Insect Repellent - Long Lasting Deet Free Bug Spray That's Safe for Kids

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DEET Dissolves Breathable Fabrics

Had my 'fun' with deet products in the army and in my more recent times in south american jungles – now I've turned more eco conscious and take care of not just myself and my lightweight synthetic tropical gear (which deet played havoc with – as you've demonstrated perfectly above!) but also for the environment – so I use a natural product that has no chemicals is totally

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Insect Repellents: Safe and Effective Use

DEET and Picaridin insect repellents have demonstrated a higher degree of effectiveness in peer-reviewed scientific literature Products containing these active ingredients typically provide longer-lasting protection than others IR3535 (Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard Plus Bull Frog Mosquito Coast)

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Care Plus Insektenschutz Deet 40% Spray 200 ml

Der Wirkstoff (DEET) hat sich auerdem als Abwehrstoff gegen Stallfliegen Kriebelmcken Goldaugenbremsen und Herbstgrasmilben erwiesen (Quelle: Directive 98/8/EC concerning the placing biocidal products on the market Assessment Report DEET) Mit diesem Spray sind Sie gegen Mcken bis zu 8 Stunden und bis zu 4 Stunden gegen Zecken geschtzt

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Insect Repellent Products

With products containing DEET the general rule of thumb is that products containing 10-30% active ingredient should be effective You should choose the formulation that best fits your needs i e aerosol formulations for application to clothing moist towelettes or lotions for application to the face neck and other body areas

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Picaridin vs DEET: Which Insect Repellent is Best?

DEET has been around the block way longer than picaridin It's used in over 100 products and has had more studies conducted on its effects than any other insect repellent on the market In terms of longevity and effectiveness it can be hard to ditch DEET for a new product On the other hand research has shown DEET may pose potential harm

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