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DEET MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
DEET
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.277.194
D02.241.223.100.100.230
D02.455.426.559.389.127.085.230
Unique ID
D003671
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003671
Scope Note
A compound used as a topical insect repellent that may cause irritation to eyes and mucous membranes, but not to the skin.
Entry Term(s)
DEET, 2,5-di-Me-Analog
DET
DETA
N,N-Diethyl-2,5-dimethylbenzamide
N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide
N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamide
N,N-Diethyltoluamide
R-209
Pharm Action
Insect Repellents
Registry Number
134-62-3
Related Numbers
26906-15-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzamide, N,N-diethyl-3-methyl-
Previous Indexing
Benzoates (1966-1971)
Insect Repellents (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under BENZAMIDES 1972-90
History Note
91(72); was see under BENZAMIDES 1972-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
DEET Preferred
N,N-Diethyl-2,5-dimethylbenzamide Related
R-209 Narrower
DEET, 2,5-di-Me-Analog Narrower
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