Why Use Picaridin Insect Repellent?
What is Picaridin? Picaridin Insect Repellent Safety
What is picaridin?
BODY-WORN | 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.
Picaridin vs DEET and Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus
Ranger Ready with Picaridin 20% is the Safe and Effective Alternative to DEET
Ranger Ready Picaridin
Oil of lemon Eucalyptus
Tick Protection (Hours)
Mosquito Protection (Hours)
Banned in Canada
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 Paks
Picaridin + permethrin
The P2 PAK ™ includes body-worn repellent with Picaridin 20% as well as clothing-worn repellent with Permethrin 0.5%
xl trigger 2 pak
The Ranger Ready Permethrin XL Trigger 2 PAK treats 14 outfits and sprays 400 sq. feet of coverage
SANITIZER 3X PAK
360 hand applications from three 235ml | 8.0oz Hand Sanitizer bottles
210 full-body Picaridin 20% applications from three 235 ml | 8.0 oz bottles