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Descriptor English: DEET
Descriptor Spanish: DEET
Descriptor Portuguese: DEET
Descriptor French: N,N-Diéthyl-méta-toluamide
Entry term(s): DEET, 2,5-di-Me-Analog
DET
DETA
N,N Diethyl 3 methylbenzamide
N,N Diethyl m toluamide
N,N Diethyltoluamide
N,N-Diethyl-2,5-dimethylbenzamide
N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide
N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamide
N,N-Diethyltoluamide
R 209
R-209
R209
Tree number(s): D02.065.277.194
D02.241.223.100.100.230
D02.455.426.559.389.127.085.230
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Insect Repellents
Registry Number: 134-62-3
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
DeCS ID: 3684
Unique ID: D003671
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
DEET - Preferred
Concept UI M0005744
Scope note A compound used as a topical insect repellent that may cause irritation to eyes and mucous membranes, but not to the skin.
Preferred term DEET
Entry term(s) DET
DETA
N,N Diethyl 3 methylbenzamide
N,N Diethyl m toluamide
N,N Diethyltoluamide
N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide
N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamide
N,N-Diethyltoluamide
N,N-Diethyl-2,5-dimethylbenzamide - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0005745
Preferred term N,N-Diethyl-2,5-dimethylbenzamide
R-209 - Narrower
Concept UI M0350868
Preferred term R-209
Entry term(s) R 209
R209
DEET, 2,5-di-Me-Analog - Narrower
Concept UI M0330604
Preferred term DEET, 2,5-di-Me-Analog



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