Sawyer Premium 20% Picaridin Insect Repellent is effective against flies, ticks, and mosquitoes, including the Aedes Aegypti (Yellow Fever Mosquito), which can transmit the Zika Virus. Consumer Reports reviewed Sawyer Premium Insect Repellent as Sawyer "Fisherman's Formula" Picaridin Insect Repellent in its list of safe and effective insect repellents (February 2016).
Available as both a spray and lotion, Sawyer's Picaridin-based insect repellent is safe to use for the whole family. It can be applied to your skin as well as clothing, outdoor gear, and more. It offers effective protection against disease carrying nuisances like mosquitoes carrying Zika and ticks carrying Lyme Disease. Sawyer Premium Picaridin Insect Repellent is also effective at repelling biting flies, stable flies, black flies, gnats, chiggers, and sand flies.
The long-lasting topical spray with 20 percent Picaridin is effective for up to 12 hours against mosquitoes and ticks, 14 hours for lotion, and both provide up to 8 hours of protection against biting flies, gnats, chiggers, and sand flies. The non-greasy spray and lotion have a pleasant low odor that evaporates when dry and won't damage plastics of synthetic coatings. Sawyer Premium Insect Repellent is safe for use on clothing, backpacks, synthetic fabrics, watches, sunglasses, and more.
It's available in a 6-ounce spray bottle, 4-ounce pump spray bottle, airline approved 3-ounce pump spray bottle, easily pocketable 0.5-ounce pen spray tube, 4-ounce lotion bottle, and in 1-gallon, 0.5-gallon, and 1-quart lotion dispenser bottles.
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