2016 Olympics: War On Mosquitoes ... OFF! Donating 115,000 Units
2016 OlympicsWar On MosquitoesOFF! Donating 115,000 Units
7/5/2016 12:06 PM PT
Olympic athletes from across the globe are finally getting some backup in the war on Zika -- with the makers of OFF! sending 115,000 units to athletes, coaches and staff ... TMZ Sports has learned.
A rep for SC Johnson -- the parent company of the OFF! insect repellent -- tells us the brand has become the "official supplier of insect repellent for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games."
As part of the sponsorship, the company is sending cases of mosquito repellent to Brazil.
SC Johnson's CEO and chairman Fisk Johnson issued a statement saying, "To continue our support in the fight against mosquito-borne diseases, we will use our 60 years of mosquito expertise to educate athletes, volunteers and attendees on how they can protect themselves from mosquito bites through tips from our experts."