DEET (the anti-mosquito chemical): Allergen or Not An Allergen?

DEET (the anti-mosquito chemical): Allergen or Not An Allergen?

Not An Allergen. DEET N, N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (DEET) has a lot of things going for it — among other things, it is not a common skin allergen. That this is the case, with such rare reports (under a dozen) of adverse skin reactions in multiple decades of use in by hundreds of millions of people, is impressive and …