The Sawyer Picaridin is part of the Insect repellent test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Insect repellent models like the Picaridin 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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