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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Oregon officials are considering asking the Environmental Protection Agency to change the labels on industrially applied bug spray that contains the pyrethroid or pyrethrin compounds, in the wake of the Florence woman's death last July.
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