Personal Protection against Biting Flies: The Relative Effectiveness of Overjackets Treated with Various Insect Repellents.
DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT OTTAWA (ONTARIO)
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Wide-mesh overjackets treated with six different insect-repellent formulations were tested against a local biting-fly population. The overjacket treatments included N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide deet, two mixtures containing deet and vanillin, two morpholine derivatives and an oxazolidine derivative. The overjackets treated with deet and deet-vanillin mixtures provided the most protection against biting flies. In protecting the facial area, these overjackets were as effective as applying deet liquid directly to the skin. Author
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