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How to Apply for Protection Time Graphic

Apply for permission to use the new repellency awareness graphic on product labels of skin-applied insect repellents to help consumers easily identify the repellency time for mosquitoes and ticks. We will review products that apply to use the graphic to ensure that their scientific data meet current testing protocols and standard evaluation processes. Participation in this program is voluntary. 

If your company is interested in participating in this program: