THE BEST REPELLENT IS THE ONE YOU WILL ACTUALLY USE.
When choosing an insect repellent, look for one containing one of the following EPA registered active ingredients, so you can spend time enjoying the outdoors knowing you are protected from biting insects and the diseases they may transmit.
- Oil of lemon eucalyptus (OLE)
- Para-menthane-diol (PMD)
When used as directed, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellents are proven safe and effective, even for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
For additional information regarding repellents visit the California Department of Public Health website.MSMVCD Repellent Brochure