Insect Repellent for Field Professionals: Picaridin, Permethrin, DEET & Natural Home Remedies
When you work outdoors, insects are part of the job description — especially if you are a field professional. Depending on the location of the job, the insects you encounter can range from mildly annoying to potentially dangerous.
Choosing the right insect repellent is a necessity.
Whether you choose a natural remedy, synthetic repellent, or good old-fashioned DEET bath, here are some products and factors to keep in mind.
May 8, 2022
he recommends Sawyer Products insect repellent because the bottles are small (4 ounces each) and the product is made with 100% DEET for maximum protection when you need it.
Permethrin spray bonds to fabric fibers for up to 6 weeks or through 6 washings
The Sawyer Squeeze has been a mainstay on our Best Backpacking Water Filters List for years. It’s incredibly lightweight at only 3 oz., very compact, and is quite affordable.