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Cincinnati Children’s Toxicologist Gives Bug Spray Tips

Bug sprays containing DEET are safe for the majority of people, explained Rob Goetz, a clinical toxicologist at Cincinnati Children’s. Some people may experience skin irritation, and everyone should be careful not to get it in their eyes.

He explained what the concentrations of DEET mean for the user and how to best apply bug spray to a child. “The best thing to do if you’re applying it to a child would be to spray some on your hand and rub it on their neck and around their face,” he said in the interview. To learn more, visit Fox 19.

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