ST. LOUIS, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Men's and Women's National Soccer Teams recently received care packages from Cutter brand, the official insect repellent of U.S. Soccer, to help protect team members from mosquitoes that may carry the Zika virus.
"With numerous high-profile events coming up, including the women's matches in Rio, we wanted to help the U.S. Men's and Women's National Teams with both the tools and knowledge to protect themselves," said Eric Kenney, Division Vice President, Home & Garden Marketing. "We're proud to be a sponsor of U.S. Soccer and through it hope to educate consumers on how to better protect themselves from mosquitoes."
The Cutter insect repellent kits were delivered to U.S. Soccer before the players travelled to Rio and included the brand's Cutter® Skinsations® Insect Repellent and Cutter® Lemon Eucalyptus Insect Repellent, along with an information card with details on the products and information on how they can help protect themselves from mosquitoes.
"Our partnership with Spectrum, owner of the Cutter brand, is very valuable to our players and staff, and we're proud to be able to help educate our fans and soccer players of all ages about mosquito-borne illnesses and how they can help protect themselves," said U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati. "We're grateful for Spectrum's support and are looking forward to the many great things to come for the Cutter brand, our teams and the game of soccer in the U.S."
To help consumers better understand how to effectively protect themselves from mosquitoes, the Company developed an information page with tips and information for consumers at cutterinsectrepellent.com/zikainfo.
Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Pet, Home & Garden Division is a global leader in lawn and garden and home pest control products, and personal insect repellents. The company offers a broad portfolio of market-leading, widely trusted brands including Spectracide®, Cutter®, Repel®, Hot Shot®, Black Flag® and Liquid Fence®.
About Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE: SPB), a member of the Russell 2000 Index, is a global and diversified consumer products company and a leading supplier of consumer batteries, residential locksets, residential builders' hardware, plumbing, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn and garden and home pest control products, personal insect repellents and auto care products. For more information, visit www.spectrumbrands.com.
Spectrum Brands, Inc. — Pet, Home & Garden Division
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