Insect Repellents
3M Ultrathon Insect Repellent8
Ultrathon Insect Repellent8
Active ingredients are: DEET 25%.
Description
Active ingredients are: DEET 25%.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Protection against mosquitoes and ticks

Protection against mosquitoes and ticks

Each product is tested to see how effectively it protects against Aedes mosquitoes (the aggressive mosquitoes that tend to bite during the day and can spread Zika) and Culex mosquitoes (nighttime biters that can spread West Nile). Based on our past testing, and on advice from independent experts, products that are effective against mosquitoes should be effective against other arthropods, including deer ticks.

 /  5
Resists damage to materials

Resists damage to materials

We test repellents on several common materials. Those scoring higher are less likely to cause damage. If you are concerned about damage, test first on an inconspicuous spot.

 /  5

About

The 3M Ultrathon Insect Repellent8 is part of the Insect Repellents test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Insect Repellents models like the Ultrathon Insect Repellent8 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Protection against mosquitoes and ticks Each product is tested to see how effectively it protects against Aedes mosquitoes (the aggressive mosquitoes that tend to bite during the day and can spread Zika) and Culex mosquitoes (nighttime biters that can spread West Nile). Based on our past testing, and on advice from independent experts, products that are effective against mosquitoes should be effective against other arthropods, including deer ticks.

Resists damage to materials We test repellents on several common materials. Those scoring higher are less likely to cause damage. If you are concerned about damage, test first on an inconspicuous spot.

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