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Article Discusses the Use of DEET in Insect Repellants - Cleaner Indoor Air
An article published by the Environmental Health Association of Nova Scotia, The Hazards of Deet, contends DEET is not a safe choice: “DEET is a registered pesticide. DEET is short for N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (also known as N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide). It is a member of the toluene chemical family. Toluene is an organic solvent used in rubber and plastic …