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Wednesday, May 04, 2005

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.

Posted by Kate McMillan on May 4, 2005 in Science | Permalink


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That's just crazy!

Did you know that CTV and CBC actually also advocate washing with dihydrogenoxide!

This chemical is the main component of acid rain, it corrodes metals and errodes stone, and if you even inhale it you will die. And they say that we should WASH with this chemical?!?

Posted by: Bob | 2005-05-04 12:33:35 PM

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