diethyltoluamide


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diethyltoluamide

(dī-ĕth″ĭl-tŏl-ū′ă-mīd),

DEET

An effective insect repellent, esp. for repelling arthropods such as ticks and mosquitoes and flies.

diethyltoluamide (DEET)

An insect repellant formulated as a lotion, spray or roll-on preparation that can be applied to the skin to repel mosquitos and reduce the risk of malaria. The drug is on the WHO official list.
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Repellents containing DEET (diethyltoluamide) are effective, but may not be suitable for young children.
Tick repellent such as diethyltoluamide can be applied to the skin.
The best all-purpose insect repellent is diethyltoluamide (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide), commonly called "deet." Deet is effective against a wide variety of mosquitoes, chiggers, ticks, fleas, and biting flies.
The matrix does not cover synergists [chemicals added to products to increase potency, such as N-octyl bicycloheptene dicarboximide (MGK 264) and piperonyl butoxide], repellents [e.g., DEET (diethyltoluamide)], solvents, emulsifiers, spreaders, stickers, buffering agents, or other ingredients that are not considered active ingredients but must be listed on the label.
Use a mosquito repellant that contains diethyltoluamide (DEET), although this may not be suitable for children or those with sensitive skin.
For starters, advise patients to protect themselves from mosquitos by wearing protective clothing and diethyltoluamide (DEET) and to check for standing water in old swimming pools, vases, and tires around their property.
Epstein said, "I believe physicians have to be more active on a community-wide level." For starters, physicians should advise patients to protect themselves from mosquiros by wearing protective clothing and diethyltoluamide (DEET) and to check for standing water in old swimming pools, vases, and tires around their property.
The offending chemical, called "DEET" (diethyltoluamide), is unquestionably effective at repelling insects.
Diethyltoluamide (DEET) is the chemical found in most effective insect repellants.
The most effective contain DEET (diethyltoluamide), or have a eucalyptus oil base.
Insect repellents containing DEET (diethyltoluamide) are the most effective.