Picaridin: a new insect repellent

J Drugs Dermatol. 2004 Jan-Feb;3(1):59-60.

Abstract

Picaridin is a new insect repellent that is comparable in effect and less irritating than diethyl toluamide (deet). Its activity and effects are reviewed in this article.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Cutaneous
  • Animals
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Humans
  • Insect Bites and Stings / prevention & control*
  • Insect Repellents / administration & dosage*
  • Insect Repellents / adverse effects
  • Insecta
  • Piperidines / administration & dosage*
  • Piperidines / adverse effects

Substances

  • Insect Repellents
  • Piperidines
  • picaridin