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A clear, nearly odorless liquid, C 12H23NO3, used as an insect repellent.

[Alteration and blend of piperidine and carboxylate.]


n picaridina (esp. Amer), icaridina (INN)
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You should use insect repellant containing DEET, or picaridin, to protect from bug bites.
Most insect repellents applied to the skin contain either DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus.
Experiments involved recording responses of yellow fever mosquitoes to different insect repellents--DEET, IR3535, picaridin, and citronellal--and a feeding deterrent, quinine.
Use a repellent with DEET (N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide), permethrin, picaridin (KBR 3023), oil of lemon eucalyptus [p-methane 3, 8-diol (PMD)] or IR3535 according to the instructions on the product label.
Long-sleeve shirts and long pants are recommended in mosquito-heavy areas, as is the use of DEET repellent, oil of lemon eucalyptus or Picaridin.
Summer trips should include your choice of mosquito repellant: all the DEET products you can pack, or alternatives like Picaridin or lemon eucalyptus.
They said people should use mosquito repellent containing picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus, use protective clothing like long-sleeved shirts, pants, socks, and shoes as aedes mosquitoes usually bite during the day.
Use insect repellent with DEET or Picaridin, active ingredients that have proved effective.
One alternative to DEET is Picaridin, the active ingredient in REPEL's Sportsman Gear Smart.
Risk assessments for the insect repellents DEET and picaridin.
Field evaluation of repellent formulations containing deet and picaridin against mosquitoes in Northern Territory, Australia.