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Off Deep Woods Insect Repellent Vlll Dry

Aerosol. Active ingredients are: DEET 25%.

Scorecard

Type Type Aerosol spray, pump spray or lotion.
Aerosol
Active ingredients Active ingredients The active ingredients as listed on the product's label.
DEET 25%
Cost per oz. ($) Cost per oz. Approximate retail price divided by product contents in ounces.
2.00
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.
Excellent
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.
Fair

CRs Take

Recommended. Excellent performance at repelling mosquitoes. Based on our past testing, and on advice from independent experts, products that are effective against mosquitoes should also be effective against other arthropods, including deer ticks. Fair performance at resisting damage to materials. Claims to protect against ticks. A mild aroma that is mostly floral with some fruity notes. Leaves a thin, dry coating.

About

The Off Deep Woods Insect Repellent Vlll Dry is part of the Insect repellent test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Insect repellent models like the Deep Woods Insect Repellent Vlll Dry are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Cost per oz.: Approximate retail price divided by product contents in ounces.

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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