Accession Number : AD0768294

Title :   Repellent-Treated Collars and Wrist Bands for Personal Protection Against Biting Flies.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s) : McAndless, John M.

Report Date : 27 SEP 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : A small field trail was carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of repellent-treated collars and wrist bands against biting flies. The repellent-treated items proved useful in reducing the number of insect landings but did not offer as much protection as liquid repellent applied directly to exposed skin. (Author)

Descriptors :   *INSECT REPELLENTS, *DIPTERA, INSECT CONTROL, OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, HUMANS, CANADA.

Subject Categories : Hygiene and Sanitation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE