Use Insect Repellent
Posted on October 5, 2019
Use Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellents External with one of the active ingredients below. When used as directed, EPA-registered insect repellents are proven safe and effective, even for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
- Picaridin (known as KBR 3023 and icaridin outside the US)
- Oil of lemon eucalyptus (OLE)
- Para-menthane-diol (PMD)
by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)