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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Q: What's a good, unabrasive bug spray?

What's a good insect repellent that isn't too harsh?
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A:

The chemical deet is the active insecticide found in repellents and it is found in concentrations of 20 to 100 percent. All you need is a repellent containing 30-percent deet. I would stay away from the repellents that contain 100-percent deet, often c

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