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What is Deet?

DEET is a chemical (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) used as the active ingredient in many insect repellent products. Approximately 30% of the U.S. population uses DEET repellents each year. Formulations registered for direct application to human skin contain from 4% to 100% DEET. Approximately 230 products containing DEET are currently registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency …

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Legislative Action Opportunity: Choke Safe Bill

Do you inspect food establishments? Then you are aware of the outdated MGL c.94 Section 305D, which indicates that all restaurants with a capacity of 25 persons or more "require a device approved by the department of public health (DPH) that is designed and intended for use in removing food which may become lodged in a person's throat" or an employee trained in manual, DPH-approved procedures for …

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