Accession Number : ADB112114

Title :   Controlled Release Personal Use Arthropod Repellent Formulation. Part 2.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : BIOTEK INC WOBURN MA

Personal Author(s) : Nuwayser,E. S. ; Gay,M. H. ; DeRoo,D. J. ; Blaskovich,P. D.

Report Date : 19 SEP 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 354

Abstract : Between 1 May and 15 August 1986 field tests involving human subjects and natural mosquito populations were conducted at the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, University of Florida IFAS Field Station in Vero Beach, Florida on 3 slow release insect repellent formulations of deet (N, N-diethyl-m-tolumaide developed by BIOTEK, Inc. of Woburn, Massachusetts. These field tests were funded by a BIOTEK subcontract from a U.S. Army Grant awarded for the development and testing of a slow release insect repellent formulations. The work scope for these field tests included these objectives: 1) Preparation of protocol for field tests of BIOTEK's sustained action arthropod repellent utilizing Aedes taeniorhynchus and Anopheles quadrimaculatus; 2) Recruitment of subjects and personnel for the field tests; 3) To conduct pre-test sampling of mosquito populations at potential field sites and then decide on the appropriate site for each of the field tests; and 4) To conduct tests with humans of three (3) BIOTEK slow release arthropod repellent formulations and a deet standard utilizing field populations of Aedes Taeniorhynchus and Anopheles quadrimaculatus during the interval 30 June to 18 August 1986.

Descriptors :   *FIELD TESTS, *INSECT REPELLENTS, ARTHROPODA, CULICIDAE, ENTOMOLOGY, FLORIDA, HUMANS, MEDICAL LABORATORIES, POPULATION, REPELLENTS, SAMPLING, STATIONS, TEST METHODS, UNIVERSITIES, FORMULATIONS(CHEMISTRY), VOLUNTEERS, TOXICITY, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BITES AND STINGS, PROTECTIVE TREATMENTS

Subject Categories : Agricultural Chemistry
      Toxicology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE