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Pesticides or Pest Killers

  • Most products that keep insects away contain DEET. DEET is safe if the right amount is used properly. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends using products with no more than 6 to 10 percent DEET on children. Adults can safely use products with up to 30 percent DEET. Always read the label before using any bug repellent. Some products contain 100 percent DEET.