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"DEET is one of the safest, most reliable products on the market." Jonathan Day, Ph.D., University of Florida

What is DEET?

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DEET-based repellents have a long track record of effective use dating back more than 50 years. As an ingredient in the most widely used repellents worldwide, DEET has been has been studied more extensively than most other consumer product ingredients. Today, DEET is considered the “gold standard” against which all other repellents are evaluated. Learn More

Key Disease Vectors

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Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes can carry an array of serious, sometimes deadly, diseases-among them West Nile virus, malaria, encephalitis, dengue fever and yellow fever.

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Ticks

Tick-borne diseases include Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, Lyme Disease, STARI and Tularemia.

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Others

Other biting insects include, flies, gnats, chiggers and fleas, additionally, some of these insects can also carry diseases that are transmittable to humans.

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