DEET: chemical name, N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide
|How to Use DEET Safely|
|Do not apply over cuts, wounds, or irritated skin.|
|Do not apply to hands or near eyes and mouth of young children.|
|Do not allow young children to apply this product.|
|Use just enough repellent to cover exposed skin and/or clothing.|
|Do not use under clothing.|
|Avoid over-application of this product.|
|After returning indoors, wash treated skin with soap and water.|
|Wash treated clothing before wearing it again.|
|Use of this product may cause skin reactions in rare cases.|
|Do not spray in enclosed areas.|
|To apply to face, spray on hands first and then rub on face.|
Do not spray directly onto face.
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Mosquitoes and Mosquito Repellents: A Clinician's Guide