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DEET Study Raises Worry about Toxicity in Humans: New Study Says. I Say, “Who Cares?” And Alternatives

DEET’s chemical name is N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide. The US Army was the first to use DEET and it was made available to the public in 1957. The EPA deemed DEET to be safe for adults and children as long as it’s used … Continue reading

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New Study Finds Toxic Chemicals Found in Common Scented Laundry Products, Air Fresheners

A University of Washington study of top-selling laundry products and air fresheners found the products emitted dozens of different chemicals. All six products tested gave off at least one chemical regulated as toxic or hazardous under federal laws, but none … Continue reading

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