Chemical Free Repellent

Last night on CTV News, an item on DEET and other mosquito repellents included a recommendation by the reporter of a mixture of cis- and trans- p- menthane-3,8-diols for those didn’t like to put “chemicals” on their skin.

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  1. Jason says:

    Augh! That always punches one of my buttons. “Chemical free”? So, you gonna spray a vacuum on your skin and repel insects?

    Its the same thing with “organic foods, grown without chemicals”…I dunno about you, but I like my foods be grown in an environment where there are chemicals.

  2. S.K. says:

    On the other hand, I don’t like natural things on my skin, like mosquitoes.

  3. leelu says:

    …but it naaaacheral!!