A proprietary blend of FDA-approved non-toxic ingredients within the patch exudes a scent that reportedly blocks mosquitoes’ ability to detect exhaled carbon dioxide
The Kite patch's active ingredients being tested in a lab
The Kite Mosquito Patch is worn on the clothing like a decal, and is said to keep mosquitoes from detecting your presence for up to 48 hours
Depending on what part of the world you live in, mosquitoes can range from being an annoyance, to acting as carriers of life-threatening diseases such as malaria and West Nile virus. Sprays containing deet do a fairly decent job of keeping the mozzies at bay, but they’re also highly toxic. Less-nasty sprays, bracelets and other devices are also available, although (as I can attest to from personal experience) they tend not to be very effective. Now, however, a group of California-based entrepreneurs are developing what could be the ultimate deterrent – the Kite Mosquito Patch.
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