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To the nut that is putting insect repellant on your kids heads and then covering their heads for hours;
read below what you are doing to your kids.

Best to use natural products

Effects on healthAs a precaution, manufacturers advise that DEET products should not be used under clothing or on damaged skin, and that preparations be washed off after they are no longer needed or between applications. DEET can act as an irritant and may cause skin reactiions
In the DEET Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED), the United States Environmental Protection AgencyĆ½ (EPA) reported 14 to 46 cases of potential DEET-associated seizures, including 4 deaths. The EPA states: '... it does appear that some cases are likely related to DEET toxicity,'

The Pesticide Information Project of Cooperative Extension Offices of Cornell University states that 'Everglades National Park employees having extensive DEET exposure were more likely to have insomnia, mood disturbances and impaired cognitive function than were lesser exposed co-workers'

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There was a case in South Africa where a fed-up mother sprayed her children's hair with insect killer and is now in jail for murder. She said she did not know it would kill them and only wanted to finaly rid them of lice.


wow, really? I had a parent tell me to put gasoline in my child's hair,then she proceeded to tell me step by step how to wash it out...I almost fainted when I heard her. really?

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