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Coleman Repellents is helping to prevent the spread of Zika

“Coleman Repellents has teamed up with  AmeriCares to help prevent the spread of Zika virus throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. We are making a monetary donation to help support the areas hardest hit by the virus, which includes the Americas and the Caribbean. The donation from Wisconsin Pharmacal is also being generously matched by their longtime supply partner, EMD Performance Materials Corp. (EMD). EMD provides the active substance IR3535® (a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany named Ethyl Butylacetylaminopropionate) for their Coleman SkinSmart DEET-Free Insect Repellent formula.”


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Traveling Abroad to the South?

Here is a great article on Zika and getting to know the mosquitoes that carry the virus.

Puerto Rico Without DEET? What Was I Thinking?


Coleman beating the bugs in the Amazon

More than half of the world’s estimated 10 million species of plants, animals and insects live in the tropical rainforests. One-fifth of the world’s fresh water is in the Amazon Basin, so there’s a lot of skeeters.

Our President and CEO decided to put our 100% Deet Coleman repellent to the test with Dr. Gary Herdrich, it passed with flying colors!

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Are human antibiotics making super mosquitoes?

mosquito-carrier-photoDo mosquitoes that feed on someone being treated with antibiotics make super mosquitoes?

Read the article link above to find out about the latest research.

Lindsay Lohan got it but what is Chikungunya?


Here’s a short bulleted article with a run down on what Chikungunya is, where you get it, how to avoid getting it and treatment.

What is Chikungunya, the mosquito-borne virus contracted by Lindsay Lohan?




The Tick-borne Disease Research Transparency and Accountability Act passes the House

The US House passed the The Tick-borne Disease Research Transparency and Accountability Act of 2014 to help bring people that work with Lyme disease together and increase research on the disease.

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