insect repellent

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insect repellent

A commercial preparation effective in repelling insects. Many insect repellents contain diethyltoluamide, an effective agent popularly known as DEET.

CAUTION!

When applying insect repellent, do not allow it to contact the eyes.
See also: repellent
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Wear comfortable, waterproof footwear, and come prepared for the weather conditions with an umbrella, jacket, sunscreen, bug spray, water and, if you wish, a portable chair or blanket to sit on.
Include hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug spray with low concentration DEET or Picaridin (heed the labels) and a couple of plastic bags.
Insecticides based on natural materials include pyrethrum (Py Garden Insect Killer, Doff All In One Bug Spray Gem Stop Bugs, Westland Bug Killer, Nature's Answer Natural Pest Control), rotenone (Bio Liquid Derris Plus), fatty acids (Bayer Organic Pest Control, Doff Greenfly and Blackfly Killer, Fito Get Off Insect), plant and fish oils (Vitax Organic 2 in 1 Pest and Disease Control), plant extracts (Growing Success Fruit & Veg Bug Killer, Growing Success Shrub and Flower Bug Killer) and mineral lattice (SB Plant Invigorator).
A microwave and hand-held poker game sit on his desk, next to a window where a can of bug spray and an American flag stand on the ledge.
FLORENCE - State pesticide experts say it probably was bug spray that caused the death of a 76-year-old Florence woman last summer.
In a trigger bottle reminiscent of bug spray, this leave-in conditioner seems to be practicality personified.
Brew one teaspoon of dried or fresh crushed pepper in two cups of water for five minutes for a particularly effective bug spray.
Bobbi Pearson of Columbia Pinecones and Botanicals suggests placing found pinecones in a box, spraying them with bug spray, and then sealing the box with tape and leaving it overnight.
Bring along some bug spray in the summertime, though, if you want to be able to enjoy your reverie.
While many residents of New Jersey slept the morning of April 28, more than 115 volunteers, armed with garden gloves, trash bags and bug spray trekked through the bushes along the Cooper River in Pennsauken.
Shield yourself with bug spray and keep your furry friend safe against pests and ticks with Bayer Resultix Tick Spray for Dogs & Cats.
Cowdrey Story Hour Bring your lunch, a blanket and bug spray for stories and wading in Mulpus Brook, noon.