Bug Spray Comparison
The test results listed on the table below are from organizations not affiliated with any specific product or method. This table represents a compilation of information in the public domain and does not represent the opinion from Bug-Spray.org. Please send us any information of un-biased studies that may be appropriate for inclusion in this list. We will be happy to list testing information for any nationally marketed Insect Repellent. For DEET products, higher than 35% DEET will not be listed due to the hazards they impose.
The Table entries are listed in order of efficacy from the test results.
|OFF! Deep Woods||SC Johnson||Alcohol||DEET||23.8%||5 hours||(1)NEJM|
|Sawyer Controlled Release||Sawyer||Alcohol||DEET||20%||4
|OFF! Skintastic||SC Johnson||Alcohol||DEET||6.65%||2hours||(1) NEJM|
|Bite Blocker For Kids||HOMS||Plant Oils||Soybean||2%||1.6 hours||(1) NEJM|
|OFF! Skintastic For Kids||SC Johnson||Alcohol||DEET||4.75%||1.4 hours||(1) NEJM|
|Skin So Soft Bug Guard Plus||Avon||Water||IR3535||7.5%||23 min.||(1) NEJM|
|Natrapel||Tender||Plant Oils||Citronella||10%||20 min.||(1) NEJM|
|Herbal Armor||All Terrain||Plant Oils||Citronella||12%||19 min||(1) NEJM|
|Green Ban||Mogum Hollow Farm||Plant Oils||Citronella||10%||14 min||(1) NEJM|
|Buzz Away||Quantum Health||Plant Oils||Citronella||5%||13 min||(1) NEJM|
Bite blocker insect repellent 4.7 ounce spray is the most effective non-DEET repellent. This type of insect repellent is rated the No.1 DEET alternative in The New England Journal of Medicine (July 2002). Patented Bite Blocker herbal repellent repels mosquitoes, ticks and black flies longer than any other non-DEET formula, and will not irritate skin.
Mosquitoes What are mosquitoes.
Dengue FeverOne of the deadly diseases mosquitoes transmit to humans.
Malaria One of the deadly diseases mosquitoes transmit to humans.
Mosquitos Control How can we control mosquitoes, their habit of biting people and spreading disease.
Environmental Factors Environmental Factors and how they effect mosquitoes and disease.
Comparison of Bug Sprays Here we compare different Insect Repellents.
Protections Tips on how to protect yourself from bug bites and mosquitoes.
FAQ Frequently asked questions about mosquitoes and insect repellents.
Links Important resource links to other sites about disease, mosquitos and insect repellents.