Definitions

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  • n. Any amide derived from a toluic acid

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Examples

  • Currently, of course, the active ingredient in almost all insect repellants — the effective ones, anyway -- is DEET: N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide.

    Mosquito fickleness explained at last

  • Most people want mosquito repellents, but would rather not slather themselves with N, N-diethyl-meta-toluamide (aka DEET) several times every day.

    insect bites? help

  • Indeed, it deters certain biting insects more effectively than the synthetic chemical called "DEET" (N, N-diethy - lm-toluamide), which is now found in hundreds of consumer insect repellents.

    1 The Vision

  • The chemical known as deet (for N, N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) is found in nearly every commonly used mosquito repellent in the world, and eight billion doses have been applied since its introduction to the consumer market in 1957.

    Signs of the Times

  • One chemical found in many repellents is DEET (N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide).

    Livescience.com

  • The mums did not state what type of repellent they used but their most common active ingredient is N, N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide - otherwise known as DEET.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • • DEET - When the potential exists for exposure to mosquitoes, use repellents containing up to 30% DEET (N, N-diethyl-meta-toluamide).

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  • The mums did not state what type of repellent they used but their most common active ingredient is N, N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide †"otherwise known as DEET.

    The Times of India

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that two active ingredients provide longer-lasting protection than others: DEET (N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide) and Picaridin (KBR

    post-gazette.com - News

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