Insect Shield Launches Repellent Outdoor Blanket

SEATTLE, WA and GREENSBORO, NC – Summer is here and, unfortunately, so are the bugs. Outdoor pursuits are about to become inundated with pesky and potentially dangerous insects. 2012 was one of the worst years for Lyme disease and West Nile virus. Researchers have pin-pointed a new tick-borne disease already this year. Insect Shield® Repellent Technology, known for their innovative insect repellent apparel has just received EPA-registration for a new product – an outdoor blanket, to help protect you from insects this summer.

Patent-pending Insect Shield Technology provides long-lasting, effective and convenient personal insect protection. The durable protection provided by Insect Shield apparel and gear is the result of years of research and testing. The new Insect Shield outdoor blanket offers built-in, odorless and effective protection. The blanket can be used by the entire family with no restrictions for use, it is machine-washable and no special care is required. The dimensions are a generous 56″ x 74″ and it weighs a mere 18 ounces. Ideal uses for the new Insect Shield outdoor blanket are for camping, backyard, the beach, your pets and more. MSRP: $29.95 Available now via www.insectshield.com/shop as well as national retailers summer 2013.

Every year, millions of people around the world are affected by insect-borne diseases. The impact of these preventable diseases on families, communities and the economies of developing countries is tremendous. Insect Shield® technology can be used for apparel and many other items that people use daily to aid in protection against insects. In partnership with international relief organizations, Insect Shield is also launching a relief blanket to help protect those at risk for malaria, Yellow fever, Dengue Fever and other dangerous insect-borne diseases.

About Insect Shield Technology:
Insect Shield® Repellent Apparel and Insect Shield® Repellent Gear are revolutionary products designed to provide long-lasting, effective and convenient personal insect protection. The durable protection provided by Insect Shield apparel and gear is the result of years of research and testing. In July 2003, Insect Shield Repellent Apparel was registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Insect Shield Technology is utilized by leading lifestyle brands, work wear distributors and International relief organizations across the globe to provide effective protection against insects and the diseases they can carry. Insect Shield is an approved vendor of the US Army and US Marine Corps.

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