Active ingredients for use on skin and clothing
The following active ingredients are EPA registered and are recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
DEET (Chemical Name: N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide or N,N-diethly-3-methyl-benzamide)
Picaridin (KBR 3023, Chemical Name: 2-(2-hydroxyethyl)-1-piperidinecarboxylic acid 1-methylpropyl ester)
Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus or PMD (Chemical Name: para-Menthane-3,8-diol) the synthesized version of oil of lemon eucalyptus
IR3535 (Chemical Name: 3-[N-Butyl-N-acetyl]-aminopropionic acid, ethyl ester
Active ingredients for use on clothing only
Permethrin (synthetic pyrethroid) repels and kills mosquitoes and ticks. Do not apply to skin! The product is applied to clothing, shoes, bed nets, camping gear only. Often effective through multiple washes (refer to label).