Dual Layers of Protection from Biting Insects
Permethrin for Clothes + Picaridin Insect Repellent for Skin
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends wearing both Picaridin bug spray on skin and treating your clothes with Permethrin insecticide for the best protection against ticks, mosquitos, chiggers and other biting insects.
WEARING PICARIDIN DAILY, AND APPLYING PERMETHRIN FOR CLOTHES
Wearing both Picaridin 20% bug spray daily on skin and treating your clothes with Permethrin 0.5% repellent monthly is the best bet for complete protection against all biting insects. While Picaridin 20% protects your exposed skin from bug bites for up to 12-hours, insect repellent for clothes repels and kills insects on contact for up to 40 days. Unlike DEET, both Picaridin and Permethrin are safe to use on clothing and synthetic materials, so no more damaged gear.
Best Repellent for Clothes
Spraying clothes and gear with Permethrin 0.5% insecticide will repel and kill mosquitos, ticks, chiggers, and other biting insects for up to 40 days or 5 washes. To Apply Permethrin: 1. Lay plastic or sheet on ground 2. Shake well before use. Hold sprayer 6-8 inches above surface and spray evenly 3. Spray front and back as well as under fabric folds 4. Hang clothing or gear to dry for up to 2 hours 5. Ranger Ready Permethrin 0.5% Repellent lasts for up 40 days. Reapply after 5 washes.
Clothing: jackets, boots, pants, shirts, socks, hats
outdoor gear: sleeping bags, backpacks, tents
Fabrics: dog beds, horse blankets, outdoor furniture
PICARIDIN INSECT REPELLENT SAFETY
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend applying Picaridin 20% bug spray to your skin for up to 12 hours of protection against mosquitos, ticks, chiggers, and biting flies.An EPA registered bug repellent, Ranger Ready Picaridin 20% Insect Repellent is DEET-free, pregnancy safe and safe to use on adults and children over one year.