Issue Date: April 18, 2016
Vertellus completes DEET expansion
Vertellus Specialties has completed an 80% expansion of capacity for the insect repellent N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET) at its Greensboro, N.C., site. The expansion is intended to meet growing demand prompted by recent outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention just concluded definitively that the outbreak of microcephaly plaguing Brazil is caused by Zika.
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