picaridin


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picaridin

(pĭ-kar′ĭd-ĭn)
1-methyl-propyl 2-(2-hydroxyethyl)-1-piperidinecarboxylate, an insect repellent.
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Picaridin is another insect repellent that, like DEET, forms a vapor barrier to deter insects from getting close to the skin and biting, and can be used on both the skin and clothing, but it does not damage plastics or fabrics.
These agents include picaridin (20%) and oil of lemon/eucalyptus (30%).
Spray insect repellent day and night, insect repellents work very well and make sure that the active ingredients are included - DEET, PMD, picaridin and OLE.
Look for formulas containing DEET, picaridin, and lemon eucalyptus oil for the best protection,' he was quoted as saying in a New York Post report.
At concentrations >20%, DEET, picaridin, and ethyl butylacetylaminopropionate (IR3535) effectively repel A.
The CDC informs that repellents containing DEET, picaridin, IR3535, some oil of lemon eucalyptus and para-menthane-diol products provide long lasting protection.
Effective repellents include DEET, picaridin, IR3535, and oil of lemon eucalyptus, although families should read labels carefully as instructions for use vary, as does the recommended time period of reapplication.
Personal protective measures include wearing appropriate light-colored clothing, applying pyrethroidcontaining insect repellants to clothing and DEET (N, N-diethylmeta-toluamide) or picaridin to exposed skin, and performing regular whole body tick-checks.
To protect against mosquitoes, remove all standing water where they might breed, such as flower pots or pet bowls; use screens on doors and windows; turn on your fans--mosquitoes don't like to fly in windy air; burn citronella candles when you're outdoors; trim back brush near your home that could harbor ticks; and use insect repellent containing DEET, synthetic amino acid IR3535, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus.
Insect repellents containing ingredients such as DEET, picaridin, and IR3535 are safe for use during pregnancy when used in accordance with the product label (6).
I read in Consumer Reports that a Sawyer product based on the synthetic compound Picaridin is highly rated, and now I swear by it
You should use insect repellant containing DEET, or picaridin, to protect from bug bites.