The single best mosquito and anti-tick spray we've ever found. It uses Picaridin which isn't so bad on your skin, and won't melt plastic like DEET will. Comes in spray or lotion, and effective up to 12 hours. If a disaster or emergency forces you outdoors for extended periods of time, you want to be protected from bugs!

Sawyer Products Premium Insect Repellent with 20% Picaridin

  • WHERE TO BUY

       — BUY ON AMAZON

  • THE ESSENTIALS

    Importance: Important — or crucial if you're in mosquito and tick country.

     

    Bottom line: Best bug spray you can buy in our opinion. It is effective against ticks.

     

    Recommended for: Shelters, go-bag, vehicle. 

     

    No. of units recommended: One of those items worth stockpiling.

     

  • FIELD NOTES

    Doesn't stink, doesn't irritate skin, doesn't melt plastic. But works REALLY well, on both mosquitoes AND ticks. We've found this out over the course of using it over three summers in the tick-infested Pocono mountains.

  • OFTEN BOUGHT WITH

    Sawyer Products Premium Permethrin Clothing Insect Repellent, which you spray on clothes and gear and lasts weeks or months.

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