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Sawyer Permethrin Pump Spray - 24 oz.

    Sawyer Permethrin Pump Spray - 24 oz.

    This insect-killing repellent for your clothing is effective against ticks, chiggers, mites and mosquitoes for up to six weeks. See details

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    Item # 768970

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    This insect-killing repellent for your clothing is effective against ticks, chiggers, mites and mosquitoes for up to six weeks.

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    This insect-killing repellent for your clothing is effective against ticks, chiggers, mites and mosquitoes for up to six weeks.

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    This insect-killing repellent for your clothing is effective against ticks, chiggers, mites and mosquitoes for up to six weeks.

    • Nonaerosol pump bottle contains 24 fl. oz. of repellent, or enough to coat four full outfits; a full outfit consists of shirt, trousers and socks
    • One treatment will last up to six washings or six weeks before clothing has to be treated again
    • Effective against ticks that carry Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
    • Repellent should be applied outdoors and before clothing is worn; hang clothing, spray and let dry two hours (four hours in humid conditions)
    • Avoid contact with skin and eyes

    Active Ingredient: Permethrin (0.5%)

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    Sawyer Permethrin Pump Spray - 24 oz. Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Multisport
    Permethrin (0.5%)
    6 washes
    24 fluid ounces
    Primary active ingredient
    Effective duration time
    Volume

    Sawyer Permethrin Pump Spray - 24 oz.

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    Sawyer Permethrin Pump Spray - 24 oz. is rated 4.6667 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from greatest product I've found I've used this product to spray my clothing and equipment for trips to mosquito and tick infested areas. It lasts for up to 6 weeks and is the most effective product I have found--also, it keeps the bug spray off my body. Follow directions and don't get it on your skin and don't wear clothing before it dries. I have used it as a preventative (on hats, sleeping bags, bedliners,etc) for head lice and bedbugs and have never had a problem with either, despite extensive travel in Africa and Asia. I recoat my suitcase after every US hotel stay as well.Great product--but don't spray it on your gear in a closed space.
    Date published: 2014-04-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from This can be used as a soak too! Here's something you may not know- Sawyer used to sell a permethrin soak kit, that's pretty tough to track down these days. Something else you might not know- this spray solution is exactly the same stuff. I got two of these spray bottles and soaked all of my gear for a two week trek in a five gallon bucket with an equal amount of water, and it seemed to do the trick. Even in the Peruvian Amazon I only got bitten where my skin was exposed. The downside is the stuff stinks when being applied. Once it dries there's no smell at all, but when you hang up your stuff to dry out it reeks. I'm not convinced this stuff is entirely non-toxic, but just like DEET, it sure beats malaria or yellow fever.
    Date published: 2014-04-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is magical stuff!!! Permethrin is safe for humans and works great for treating clothing (not skin). It does have a nasty smell when wet, but once dry has no smell. I use this product to treat all my clothing/gear and find the product is dry in 15-20 minutes. The magical thing about permethrin is 1) its durability to stay attached to clothing even after several washings and 2) how effective it is at keeping bugs away. Bugs fly onto my clothing and instantly fly away. Permethrin should not be your only bug defense. Use this with a skin contact repellant and bugs should not be a bother.
    Date published: 2014-04-16

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