Insect Shield

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Insect Shield is a brand of insect repellent used on clothes. It contains permethrin, which is similar to bug-repellent, and registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).[1]

The product has been used to protect against ticks carrying Lyme Disease.[2] The manufacturers also suggest it can protect against mosquitoes, ticks, ants, flies, chiggers, and midges,[3] and that the repellent is effective on clothes for up to 70 washes.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bug Off: The 10 Best Pieces of Insect-Repelling Clothing". Live Bravely Outside.
  2. ^ "Prevent Tick Bites". AntonNews.
  3. ^ "Bug Off: The 10 Best Pieces of Insect-Repelling Clothing". Live Bravely Outside.
  4. ^ "5 items to protect against Lyme disease". The Boston Globe.