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What is the most effective insect repellant on the market today?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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In brief: INSECT REPELLENTS

Deet remains the criterion standard of currently available insect repellents.
Marketed products include off!, cutter, repel, sawyer, ben's, and ultrathon. For most uses, choose a repellent with 5-35% deet. Repellents can be safely applied lightly to exposed skin or clothing. In your case, apply deet in a small area of skin first watching for any signs of irritation before using over a wider area.

In brief: INSECT REPELLENTS

Deet remains the criterion standard of currently available insect repellents.
Marketed products include off!, cutter, repel, sawyer, ben's, and ultrathon. For most uses, choose a repellent with 5-35% deet. Repellents can be safely applied lightly to exposed skin or clothing. In your case, apply deet in a small area of skin first watching for any signs of irritation before using over a wider area.
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