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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ShooAway is a chemical-free bug repellent that prevents flies, bees, mosquitoes, gnats and wasps from outdoor barbecues and events.
If you have type O blood and love enjoying a glass or two of beer on an outdoor porch, you may want to keep a lot of bug repellent handy.
But there I was, wearing a camouflaged T-shirt, crouching in cover; my face awash in perspiration and bug repellent, with a softly panting Labridor at my side.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and all persons should bring proper footwear and clothing as well as personal sun protection (hat, sunglasses, spf) and bug repellent.
And while the sound of crickets in the long grasses adds to the exotic scene, you can put away the bug repellent, cancel the malaria jabs and forget the longhaul flights.
According to Kelly, the best way for people to protect themselves and their neighbors is to wear bug repellent and dump out any reservoirs of standing water in their yards.
Addressing common baby health concerns, the line includes Baby Eczema Cream, Eczema Baby Wash, Cradle Cap Care, Tummy Soother, DeetFree Bug Repellent, Homeopathic Teething Drops and Earache Drops.
2) Scent Shield's No Stinkin'Bugs will keep mosquitoes and other biting insects from ruining your hunt without leaving you smelling like most bug repellent sprays.
Seasonal outdoor areas can be used to sell bug repellent light bulbs, as well as flood lights for the additional time spent outside.
North Carolina State University has obtained a patent for a chemical that could become a safer, more effective bug repellent.