picaridin

(redirected from Icaridin)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to Icaridin: deet

picaridin

(pĭ-kar′ĭd-ĭn)
1-methyl-propyl 2-(2-hydroxyethyl)-1-piperidinecarboxylate, an insect repellent.
References in periodicals archive ?
WHO, likewise, advised using repellents containing contain DEET (N, N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide), IR3535 (3-[N-acetyl-N-butyl]-aminopropionic acid ethyl ester) or icaridin (1-piperidinecarboxylic acid, 2-(2-hydroxyethyl)-1-methylpropylester).
Similar synergism was also observed in a test tunnel apparatus when DEET of another insect repellent (hydroxyethyl isobutyl piperidine carboxylate [also known as icaridin of KBR 3023]) was mixed with an organophosphate (OP; pirimiphos methyl [PM]) on mosquito nets baited with guinea pigs (13).
The substance has the non-proprietary name icaridin and a neutral odor and does not irritate, sensitize or stick to the skin.
In a recent article on personal protective measures to safely and effectively prevent mosquito and tick bites in Canada, the Canadian Paediatric Society, citing independent sources, notes that Icaridin is considered to be the repellent of first choice for travelers six months to 12 years of age.