Insect Repellents-Executive Summary

Insect Repellents-Executive Summary - INSECT REPELLENT...

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I NSECT R EPELLENT D ESIGN : R ESEARCHING A LTERNATIVES TO DEET Submitted to: Dr. Miguel Bagajewicz School of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering Senior Capstone Design Project Spring 2006 Erin Ashley Scott Doman May 5, 2006
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E XECUTIVE S UMMARY This report summarizes the investigation of developing a new insect repellent that would be more effective, safer, and less expensive than the current market leader, a DEET-based repellent. However, after discovering that the relationship between repellent molecules’ physical properties and their repelling abilities is poorly understood, another objective was pursued. The new aim was to develop a new product from an existing repellent. It was decided that the new repellent would contain Picaridin, a repellent that is new to the US market that has been shown to be just as effective as DEET, but less toxic and more pleasant for consumers to use. To develop this new product, a utility function was created to measure the wants and
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