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OFF! Deepwoods Vlll insect repellent

Price $6.50

Aerosol spray. Active ingredient is: deet 25%.

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Active ingredients Active ingredients The active ingredients listed on the product's label.
Deet 25%
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.
5
Type Type Either pump or aerosol spray.
Aerosol
Cost per oz. ($) Cost per oz. Approximate retail price divided by product contents in ounces.
1.63
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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The OFF! Deepwoods Vlll is part of the Insect repellent test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Insect repellent models like the Deepwoods Vlll 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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