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Care Plus™ Icaridin Insect Repellent
Care Plus™ Icaridin
Insect Repellent is a European market leader that’s now available
The Care Plus™ brand, a market leader in insect repellents in Europe for over 25 years, is now available throughout Canada.
Icaridin (also known as Picaridin) was developed by Bayer in the 1980s. It’s a synthetic replica of a natural compound found in pepper plants known as piperine.
Proven as a very successful insect repellent in Europe, Icaridin has been licensed for use in Canada since 2012.
Care Plus™ Icaridin is a highly effective, DEET-free insect repellent that is safe for the whole family while remaining gentle on outdoor gear.
Icaridin Insect Repellent with up to
Care Plus™ Icaridin provides
12 hours of protection against mosquitoes and ticks, and 10 hours of protection against black flies.
Studies show that Icaridin at a 20% concentration repels mosquitoes and ticks at least as well as DEET 30% and provides longer-lasting protection.
Care Plus™ Icaridin provides effective, long-lasting protection against a broad range of biting insects including:
- Black Flies
When used as directed, Care Plus™ Icaridin repels Ticks that may carry Lyme Disease and Mosquitoes that may carry West Nile Virus.
Great for the
Non-scented, non-irritating Care Plus™ Icaridin can be safely used on adults, children and babies
6 months and older.
In contrast, DEET 30% repellents are not recommended for children under age 12 and must be applied more often for full protection.
Gentle on your gear
Care Plus™ Icaridin is not greasy or sticky, which makes it the perfect solution for outdoor activities.
It’s also gentle on gear and won’t damage clothing, backpacks, sunglasses, watches, fishing line or other synthetic items.
Contact us if you are a retailer who would like to add
Care Plus™ Icaridin Insect Repellents to your product line.
1. Please read the entire label before using Care Plus™ Icaridin. Use only as directed on the bottle.
2. Prior to use, test a small area of the skin to ensure no adverse reactions occur. Discontinue use if signs of irritation appear.
3. All Care Plus™ Insect Repellents are registered with Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency