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BugBand Insect Repelling Band - Glow-in-the-Dark

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    BugBand Insect Repelling Band - Glow-in-the-Dark

    A great choice for recreational activities, the glow-in-the-dark BugBand insect repelling band keeps mosquitoes, flies, gnats, no-see-ums and fleas away without the mess of sprays and lotions.

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    Item # 785931

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    • Using geraniol, a natural ingredient derived from geranium oil, the wristband emits vapors that form a protective shield around the immediate area
    • Wristband uses absolutely no DEET
    • Wristband is effective for up 120 hrs.; when not in use, store the band in the reusable plastic packaging to prolong its active life
    • Designed for use with all outdoor activities, including swimming
    • Patented breakaway strap will snap if the wristband becomes entangled
    • Band can also be fastened to ankles, belt loops, hat bands, pet collars and tents

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    BugBand Insect Repelling Band - Glow-in-the-Dark Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Backpacking
    Camping
    Hiking
    Geraniol (20%)
    120 hours
    0.2 ounce
    Primary active ingredient
    Effective duration time
    Weight

    BugBand Insect Repelling Band - Glow-in-the-Dark

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    Rated 1.0/5 based on 2 reviews
    Rated 1out of5
    by fromDon't bother Bought these for my family for our annual trip to Yosemite. Don't bother, they don't work at all.
    Date published: 2011-06-23
    Rated 1out of5
    by fromEh I figured these are cheap enough that ill give them a shot. I was really intrigued to use these for weekend hiking trips so I would not have to apply bugspray and stay slightly cleaner. I started off my hike and there were no bugs. About half an hour later some fly/gnats came out and I pulled this out and strapped it to my sternum strap (I figured this was closer no my head and since bugs like c02 this is where they mostly are.) It seemed to work and the bugs disappeared. I was happy and left it on all day and it was effective. I stored in two zip lock bags overnight to keep it from loosing its effectiveness. The next day I again started without it and soon took it out. It did nothing. I then swapped it out for some picardin spray - bam the bugs were gone. There were no mosquitoes or black flies (at least that I saw) on the trip. I would say this could be effective at local parks or backyard BBQ where bugs are out, but not in high concentrations. I would NOT depend upon this product as your only defense for backpacking trips. Of course different products work different for everyone...this is just my opinion
    Date published: 2011-07-31

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