What does autan contain?

What does autan contain?

Ingredients. Alcohol denat, diethyl toluamide, butane, propane, parfum. Contains: Diethyl Toluamide (DEET) 30%.

What are the side effects of picaridin?

Primary symptoms across all insect repellent exposures included ocular irritation/pain, vomiting, red eye/conjunctivitis, and oral irritation.

Will picaridin harm dogs?

The answer is ‘no’ — never use human insect repellent on your dog. The two most common ingredients in insect repellent for humans are DEET and Picaridin, which can cause vomiting, staggering, irritation and seizures. For this reason, you should also not let your dog lick your skin after applying bug spray.

How do you use picaridin?

Hold 4-6″ from skin and spray liberally to exposed skin. Spread evenly. SPRAY CLOTHING: Spray outside of clothing and around clothing seams. REPEAT: Apply Ranger Ready Repellents every 8-12 hours.

Is picaridin toxic to humans?

The U.S. EPA considered picaridin to be slightly toxic for acute dermal and ocular exposure. Picaridin is not considered a skin irritant and is not a sensitizer, but it can cause slight to moderate eye irritation.

Is picaridin bad for your skin?

It was developed in the 1980s by German Scientists looking for a safer, yet equally effective alternative to DEET. Unlike DEET, Picaridin Insect Repellent can be safely applied to the skin, and does not damage clothing or gear.

What are the side effects of picaridin vs DEET?

When comparing Picaridin vs DEET: the higher efficiency repelling bugs is associated with an increase in possible side effects. Frequent and intensive use of products containing DEET may cause skin irritation and redness. In rare cases, sensitivity disorders such as numbness or tingling sensations have been reported.

Are there any home remedies that contain picaridin?

The list of repellents containing Picaridin is long, there are a couple of dozen products available. It is sold in the form of sprays, lotions, pump sprays, aerosol sprays, or wipes. The concentration of the active ingredient in the various repellents is usually between 10% and 30%.

What happens when you put picaridin on your skin?

Being a true repellent, Picaridin deters insects, but unlike insecticides, it does not kill them. When applied onto the skin, it will slowly evaporate into the air forming a thin barrier above skin and clothing which prevents insects and ticks sensory organs to pick up the human scent. Or in simple words: For the bug, you will simply not be there.

When did picaridin become available in the US?

Picaridin has been widely used as an insect repellent in Europe and Australia, but has only been available in the United States since 2005. What are some products that contain picaridin?