Care Plus™ has been a market leader in insect repellents in Europe for over 25 years. This respected brand is now available in Canada. Icaridin, also known as Picaridin, is the active ingredient in Care Plus™. It is a synthetic replica of the natural compound piperine, found in pepper plants. Icaridin is highly effective in repelling biting insects while also being DEET-free, and gentle for the whole family.
Icaridin provides effective, long-lasting protection against a broad range of biting insects including: mosquitoes, ticks and black flies. When used as directed, this pest control product repels ticks that may carry Lyme disease.
Finally… a DEET-FREE Insect Repellent that Really Works
Repels mosquitoes & ticks for up to 12 hours & Black flies for up to 10 hours
Easy to use pump spray
Non-scented & Non greasy
Can be used on children 6 months of age and older
Does not damage synthetic materials
Medicinal Ingredients: 20% Icaridin, Ethanol, Icaridin and Polyethylene Glycol, PCP: 32157
What is Icaridin?
How does Icaridin work?
Can Icaridin be used on children?
When used as directed, Icaridin 20% can be used by adults and children 6 months and older. Icaridin is virtually odourless and its non-greasy formulation is gentle on the skin. Irritation and allergic reactions are very uncommon. Icaridin-based products have low acute toxicity by all routes.
Is Care Plus™ Icaridin 20% as effective as DEET30%?
And, it’s safe to use on children as young as 6 months.
Does Care Plus™ Icaridin 20% really last longer than DEET 30%?
By comparison, DEET provides up to 6 hours for DEET 30%.
Why is Care Plus™Icaridin not as well known as DEET-based brands?
While DEET has been around for over 50 years, Icaridin is a relative newcomer in North America, entering the U.S. market in 2005 and approved by Health Canada in 2012.
In Europe, where Icaridin has been available for over 25 years, it is the best -selling insect repellent.
Does Icaridin harm the environment?
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