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SC Johnson Launches Online Campaign to Educate Consumers About Mosquito Protection

Website Features Critical Information and Tips for Protecting Families Against Mosquitoes that May Carry Disease

RACINE, Wis., March 28, 2016 – SC Johnson, the world's leading manufacturer of pest control products, is using its 60 years of insect expertise to educate consumers as the Zika virus continues to spread. Immediately following the initial outbreak in Brazil, the company assembled its experts and began developing educational resources for consumers to understand how to best protect themselves against mosquitoes that may carry disease.

Experts at the SC Johnson Entomology Research Center in Racine, Wisconsin
Experts at our SC Johnson Entomology Research Center in Racine, Wis. features tips, videos and expert resources on how to protect families from mosquito-borne diseases and covers helpful and timely topics including:

For nearly 60 years, SC Johnson entomologists have studied insects at the Entomology Research Center in Racine, Wis., the world's largest private, urban entomology research center. In their research, they help SC Johnson create products that consumers can trust and to provide them with the right product for their pest control needs. SC Johnson is the world's largest manufacturer of insect repellent and household insecticides, including OFF!®, Raid®, Autan® and Baygon®. 

OFF!® Deep Woods personal repellent in production  at SC Johnson’s Waxdale manufacturing facility
OFF!® Deep Woods personal repellent in production at SC Johnson’s Waxdale manufacturing facility.

About SC Johnson

SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE® and RIDSECT®. The 130-year-old company, which generates $10 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world.