It is the most common ingredient in insect repellants and is believed to work as such in that mosquitoes intensely dislike its smell. Deet is also an effective solvent and may dissolve plastics, rayon, spandex, other synthetic fabrics and painted or varnished surfaces.
Soluble in water.
Keep away from strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases, strong reducing agents. Keep ate room temperature.
|110° to 112°C (1mmHg)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Specific treatment (see label).
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : XS3675000
TSCA : TSCA