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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Bug spray is one of the most requested items from Charlie's arsenal, but he's also prepared for any situation that might arise--rubber gloves, flashlights, umbrellas, beef jerky, a sewing kit and much, much more.
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THE RMB GROUP, MAKERS OF THE ALL-NATURAL REST EASY BED BUG SPRAY, introduces the Rest Easy Flea Spray.
We still need to empty standing water out of wheelbarrows and kiddie pools, wear bug spray and long pants at dusk, and generally be sensible.
There is no eco-friendly control so if you go down the chemical route, Pyrethrum (Py Spray garden insect killer, Bug Clear gun for fruit & veg, Doff all in one bug spray) can be used.
Another leading product is Rest Easy Bed Bug Spray, which uses cinnamon and other natural ingredients.
Just like bug spray, 'Stops 'em Dead.' Semper Fi!" Keep up the good work.
I've washed off my crust of bug spray and dirt, and the mosquitoes and no-see-urns bite me as I run to the house.
This is a 105-page compendium of information, advice, tips, techniques, resources, and lists for what to get and how to get it when it comes to shopping wisely and successfully on a budget for everything from skin care products, to bug spray, to groceries, to perfumes and more!
When that failed, he and the grounds crew began using bug spray. Finally, smoke bombs were placed on a framework and lit to dispel the pests.
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).
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.