In serious bug country, DEET (diethyl-meta-toluamide) is a truly effective counter-measure.
- 30% DEET formula delivers up to 8 hours of protection per application.
- Pump-spray applicator allows broad application to clothes or skin.
The active ingredient in many bug repellents. It is not recommended for use on young children.
Plant-based repellents such as citronella do not contain chemical deterents such as DEET and may be more suitable for children.