A new mosquito repellent cream under the brand name Nomos was recently launched in the country by Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited.
The ingredient in the product is ethyl butyl acetyl aminopropionate, commonly known as IR3535, according to a press release. IR3535 is a WHO-approved mosquito repellent that also repels other insects such as flies, ticks, wasps, etc.
One application of the cream remains effective against Aedes mosquitoes for 8 hours, according to the press release. The product is available in pharmacies and pharmacies across the country.