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Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1998 Aug;59(2):323-4.

Short report: The safety and toxicity of insect repellents.

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Department of Pharmacy, Kings College London, United Kingdom.

Abstract

In recent years, concerns have been raised regarding the safety of diethyltoluamide (DEET), one of the most widely used and reliable insect repellents available. This paper summarizes the recent evidence and concludes that concerns over safety appear largely unfounded.

PMID:
9715955
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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