Seriously, though, it depends on how much you inhaled -- and what kind of bug spray. If it was just "Off" and you breathed a bit while spraying your arms or whatever, you should be just fine.
At the same time as causing poisoning, DEET can also sometimes have adverse reactions against the skin. This might cause slight amounts of redness where the bug spray is administered, and if it is breathed in then it might cause burning sensations in the mouth and nostrils. This is not normally serious and should subside after a short time.
Claim #1: Bug spray can be explosive This often-repeated claim about bug sprays is fact-based, but you can easily avoid disaster. The American television program Mythbusters investigated a claim that a family in San Diego, California lost its home when the myst from multiple bug bombs was ignited by a spark from a personal computer, causing the house to explode in flames, quickly incinerating
The CDC reports illness caused by these insecticides is typically due to excessive application and failure to wash or change bedding after applying the potent chemicals. Among the side effects caused by bed bug insecticides are nausea, dizziness, difficulty breathing and vomiting.
Harris Toughest Bed Bug Killer is an odorless formula that's a great option if ventilation is an issue, you're particularly sensitive to smells or you just don't want that lingering bad odor. This spray kills bed bugs on contact, while also eliminating their eggs and continuing to kill bed bugs for up to 16 weeks after application.
Oct. 16, 2008 -- Total release foggers (TRF) -- more commonly known as "bug bombs" -- are designed to kill bugs and pests, but they can also harm humans. A new report published in the Morbidity