Topical Hazard Evaluation Program of Candidate Insect Repellent AI3- 39053a
ARMY ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE AGENCY ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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Purpose of report is to provide guidance for further entomological testing of the Candidate Insect Repellent A13-39053a by means of laboratory animal studies using Sprague-Dawley rats, New Zealand White rabbits, and allbino-Hartley guinea pigs. In addition, these data may be useful in developing preliminary safety guidelines for handling this compound. Based on professional scientific judgement, the following recommendations are offered. AI3-39053a should be approved for more extensive entoomological and toxicological testing. Ethanol solutions of chemicals AI3-39053a may cause skin irritation in some sensitive individuals. Personnel experiencing this reaction should wash off the solution as soon as possible. Keywords Insect Repellent.