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We’ve been there before: tobacco, lead, DEET and now Picaridin! Big Box stores along with Big Pharma are selling lethal poison to consumers wrapped in sweet and shiny marketing. In recent years awareness of the health and environmental dangers caused by chemical pesticide DEET has increased dramatically and it has led to a dramatic decline in sales of the insect repellents containing the dangerous chemical. The chemical industry had to synthesize something fresh, new and cheap, so they did: marketed as a “safer alternative to DEET” Picaridin has become a staple in chemical insect repellents. Turned out, Picaridin not only...

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