IR3535 Ethyl-butylacetylaminopropionate (EBAAP)

repellent containing IR3535 Ethyl-butylacetylaminopropionate

Ethyl butylacetylaminopropionate (EBAAP) is an insect repellent sold under the trade name IR3535 (Trademark owned by Merck). It is very effective against ticks, mosquitoes, biting midges, horseflies, fleas, and many other bugs.  Even wasps and bees don’t like the smell and stay away. What is ethyl butyl-acetylaminopropionate? Ethyl butyl-acetylamino propionate is a synthetic amino acid, … Read more

Neem Oil – Natural Tick Repellent

neem tree with flower

In nature, plants serve as the basis of the food chain. Since plants cannot run away, they have developed other mechanisms to protect themselves from predators. They naturally produce substances that have a deterrent or toxic effect on predators. The seeds of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica) provide an oil, which has been used as … Read more

Geraniol Natural Repellent Against Ticks, Fleas An Mosquitos

geranium

Geraniol is an essential oil, a natural compound that many plants produce to protect themselves from feeding insects. It can be used on humans and pets to provide reliable protection against ticks, mosquito fleas, and other nuisances. The Geraniol natural repellent does not get into the bloodstream but protects purely by external action through a … Read more

What Is DEET And How Does It Repel Bugs

Mosquito What Is DEET And How Does It Repel Bugs

DEET is a chemical insect repellent. It is very effective against various blood-sucking insects such as mosquitoes, mites, fleas, bedbugs, black flies and ticks. It is estimated that more than 200 million people use repellents containing DEET each year. Based on studies examining the long-term use of DEET by millions of consumers, no significant and … Read more

Picaridin vs DEET – Which Bug Repellent Is Better?

picaridin vs deet

The chemicals Picaridin and Deet are among the most widely used bug repellents. They effectively repel ticks, mosquitoes, and many other parasites. In a direct comparison Picaridin vs Deet, DEET seems to protect a little better and longer. The less you are bitten by ticks and mosquitoes, the lower the risk of becoming infected with … Read more