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Why Use Picaridin Insect Repellent?
Picaridin 20% is the safe and effective DEET alternative.
What is picaridin?
Picaridin is a synthetic compound derived from the natural compound piperine, found in the group of plants used to produce black pepper. It was developed in the 1980s by German Scientists looking for a safer, yet equally effective alternative to DEET. Unlike DEET, Picaridin can be safely applied to the skin, and does not damage clothing or gear.
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Ranger Ready with Picaridin 20% is the Safe and Effective Alternative to DEET
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The CDC recommends EPA-registered insect repellent with Picaridin 20%. Safe for adults, children (over 1 year), and during pregnancy.
IS PICARIDIN EFFECTIVE?
Nothing comes close. Ranger Ready with Picaridin 20% repels mosquitos and ticks for 12 hours, while repelling biting flies, chiggers, gnats, sand flies and No-See-Ums for 8 hours. So you’re protected from Vector-borne diseases like Lyme Disease, West Nile, Powassan Virus and Zika.
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Is picaridin safe?
Absolutely. Picaridin is a CDC-recommended active ingredient and registered with the EPA. DEET is a neurotoxin that gets absorbed into the body when applied to the skin. DEET is also a plasticizer, capable of eating through rubber, plastic, leather, vinyl, rayon, spandex, elastic and auto paint.
Ranger Ready Packs
90 full-body applications in three 100 ml | 3.4 oz TSA-approved travel-size bottles.
135 full-body applications from three 150 ml | 5.0 oz bottles. Adventure awaits, be ready.
210 full-body applications from three 235 ml | 8.0 oz bottles, so you can keep exploring.
420 full-body applications from six 235 ml | 8.0 oz bottles, protects businesses, schools, sports facilities and government.