Sawyer “Fisherman’s Formula” Picaridin Insect Repellent is gear safe and effective against mosquitoes, ticks, and flies. Our 20% Picaridin insect repellent is safe for use during pregnancy and on kids as young as six months of age.
To maximize your protection from mosquitoes and ticks, we recommend using a combination of this comfortable and effective topical insect repellent with our odorless Permethrin insect repellent for clothing and gear. Learn more about this highly rated combination at https://sawyer.com/zika-virus-sawyer-insect-repellents/
-Picaridin is more effective at repelling biting flies than DEET
-Our 20% Picaridin is virtually odorless; it even has a mild citrus scent added to it which evaporates when dry
-Sawyer Picaridin Repellent will not harm gear or equipment
-Effective for up to 14 hours
-Use with confidence on the whole family
Bulk Picaridin Lotion:
1 Quart: $59.99
1/2 Gallon: $89.99
1 Gallon: $169.99
Is Picaridin Safe For Women and Children?
Yes. Picaridin is a fantastic topical insect repellent for the whole family and considered to be the repellent of first choice by the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Canadian Advisory Committee on Tropical Medicine and Travel for travelers six months to 12 years of age.
Learn more about Picaridin in this pdf.
Is Picaridin Just as Effective as Deet?
Picaridin is perfect balance of efficacy, safety and user-friendliness. It repels a wide variety of pests including mosquitoes, ticks, biting flies, sand flies, gnats, chiggers, and midges. It is the longest lasting repellent with up to 14 hours of protection against mosquitoes and ticks and up to 8 hours against a variety of flies, chiggers and gnats. It’s non-greasy, has a pleasant low odor and won’t damage plastics of synthetic coatings. All these factors combined makes Picaridin the optimal topical repellent for the entire family.
What is the difference between Deet and Picaridin?
Check out the data for yourself: Picaridin Research