What is picaridin?
Picaridin is a fantastic topical insect repellent for the whole family and considered to be the repellent of first choice by the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Canadian Advisory Committee on Tropical Medicine and Travel for travelers six months to 12 years of age.Learn more about Picaridin in this pdf. No items found.
What happens if picaridin gets into your eyes?
If picaridin gets into someone’s eyes, it may also cause irritation. When researchers fed large doses of picaridin to rats, the rats lost weight and their kidneys were affected. Picaridin is considered practically nontoxic if inhaled. What happens to picaridin when it enters the body?
How do I contact picaridin by phone?
If you wish to discuss a pesticide problem, please call 1-800-858-7378. How does picaridin work? Picaridin repels insects and makes them less likely to bite. It seems to block mosquitoes from sensing their prey. Picaridin doesn’t kill insects.
Does picaridin increase the risk of cancer?
Researchers did not see increases in cancer among laboratory animals after putting picaridin on the animals’ skin for two years. The U.S. EPA decided that picaridin is not likely to cause cancer based on long-term skin exposure studies in rats and mice.