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Natrapel 8 Hour insect repellent

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Price $9.00

Aerosol spray. Active ingredient is: picaridin 20%.

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Active ingredients Active ingredients The active ingredients listed on the product's label.
Picaridin 20%
Effectiveness Aedes Mosquitoes (hrs.) Effectiveness Aedes Mosquitoes The number of hours that the product lasted before Aedes mosquitoes began to bite.
8
Effectiveness Culex Mosquitoes (hrs.) Effectiveness Culex Mosquitoes The number of hours that the product lasted before Culex mosquitoes began to bite.
8
Effectiveness Deer Ticks (hrs.) Effectiveness Deer Ticks The number of hours that the product lasted before deer tick nymphs crossed onto a treated forearm.
6
Type Type Either pump or aerosol spray.
Aerosol
Cost per oz. ($) Cost per oz. Approximate retail price divided by product contents in ounces.
1.50
Resists damage to materials Resists damage to materials We test repellents on a few common materials. Those scoring higher are less likely to cause damage. If you are concerned about damage, test first on an inconspicuous spot.
Resists damage to materials: Good

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About

The Natrapel 8 Hour is part of the Insect repellent test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Insect repellent models like the 8 Hour are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Effectiveness Aedes Mosquitoes: The number of hours that the product lasted before Aedes mosquitoes began to bite.

Effectiveness Culex Mosquitoes: The number of hours that the product lasted before Culex mosquitoes began to bite.

Effectiveness Deer Ticks: The number of hours that the product lasted before deer tick nymphs crossed onto a treated forearm.

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