Summer is here, which means it's also mosquito and tick season. As all 50 states reopen, more Americans are spending time outdoors and will need protection from bug bites.
Bugs begone! EWG’s guide to bug repellent
If you’re like most people, you want to protect yourself and your family from insect bites – and from harmful chemicals that can harm you and the environment. Our guide to insect repellents helps you avoid toxic chemicals and look for a more environmentally friendly insect repellent instead.
Explore our guide to learn about:
- What to look for in a bug repellent
- How to avoid bug bites
- How to protect yourself from ticks, Lyme disease and the Zika virus
- How to decide if treated clothing is safe to use