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Insect Repellent Toolkit 

Educational Materials and Resources

For more information on how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registers and regulates insect repellents, visit EPA's skin-applied repellents regulation webpage.  

For information on scientific studies that have compared the effects of EPA-registered active ingredients and natural ingredients, visit the following resources:  

National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) – Comparing Efficacy of DEET and Other Insect Repellents 

Journal of Insect Science, Volume 15, Issue 1, January 2015 – The Efficacy of Some Commercially Available Insect Repellents for Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus  

For more information about the safety of DEET and its impact on the environment, visit:

EPA's DEET information webpage

NPIC's DEET fact sheet

Digital Education Materials

The following materials are available to download and share or embed/link on your website:Fact-Sheets-Header

Web Ads & Graphics - click on image to view and download

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Repellent Quick Facts - click on image to view and download




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