Why “DEET” Mosquito Repellent Is Bad For Children and Pregnant Woman

DEET is a chemical ingredient to be used in rubber, plastic cement or paint remover.
By: QQ Marketing Enterprise
Nov. 17, 2009 - PRLog -- 90% of the mosquito repellent spray in the market right now is made of DEET, yes, nobody can denied the effectiveness of DEET mosquito repellent spray. But do you really know what DEET is? have you ever think is DEET really safe and will that be any side effect to our health? and what about if there is side effect to environment?

Let share some facts about "DEET":

DEET is a chemical ingredient to be used in rubber, plastic cement or paint remover. DEET also called (N, N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) in chemical naming, is one of the most effective used to repel harmful insect such as mosquitoes, ticks and gnats. DEET has been registered with US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) for use as insect repellent on skin and clothing. DEET started to be used by US army during the war to repel mosquitoes in 1946 and released to public in 1957. DEET is now being recognised by many countries as a best insecticide for mosquito and insect repellent in the world.

"DEET" side effect to human health
DEET is safe to be used if use with care and use as per instruction. DEET is a chemical ingredient, if use for long term or excessively amount; it may cause skin cancer or birth defect. DEET is not recommended to be used on sensitive skin because it can cause skin allergic, irritates, rashes or numb. DEET can also cause eyes irritate. If accidentally swallowed, it can cause vomit, diarrhea, poison or fatal and doctor treatment is needed immediately. Children should not use DEET insecticide without parental consent. Baby and pregnant woman is not recommended to use DEET other than natural made insecticide.

"DEET" side effect to environment
DEET insecticide is a flammable product so does not expose it direct under the sun because it can cause explosion and air pollution. Do not throw DEET insecticide into river or sea because it can cause water pollution and causing death to sea species such as fish and turtle.

So if something natural can protects you from mosquitoes and no side effect to your health, why do you need to use something made by “DEET”?

For more details about “DEET”, kindly visit the following website:

Understand why citronella mosquito repellent is good for health:

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