Updated Information regarding Mosquito Repellents

Repellents are an important tool to assist people in protecting themselves from mosquito-borne diseases.
CDC recommends the use of products containing active ingredients which have been registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use as repellents applied to skin and clothing. EPA registration of repellent active ingredients indicates the materials have been reviewed and approved for efficacy and human safety when applied according to the instructions on the label.