Anti-Insect Icaridin

Care Plus® Anti-Insect Icaridin

A mosquito bite can cause malaria and yellow fever, among other things. For over 20 years, Care Plus® has been developing effective products that help you fight insect and tick bites. Prevent unpleasant and threatening diseases and coat your skin with an insect repellent.

Care Plus® Anti-Insect Icaridin is based on Icaridin, also known as Saltidin, Picaridin or KBR 3023 and is effective against different types of mosquitoes that can transmit diseases such as malaria, zika, yellow fever and dengue.
Additionally, the World Health Organization recommends this active ingredient as an insect repellant. The active substance is sec-butyl 2- (2-hydroxyethyl) piperidine-1-carboxylate (CAS Nr 119515-38-7).

Care Plus® brought a new formula and application form to the market: The Care Plus aerosol® Anti-Insect Icaridin. The innovative aerosol has a fresh and pleasant smell, allows an even distribution of the product and is easy to apply. This makes it possible to treat even areas that are difficult to access. The aerosol Care Plus® Anti-Insect Icaridin contains 20% Icaridin.

Here are the advantages:

  • A new formula based on Icaridin with a new form of application.
  • Easy to apply and allows good distribution.
  • Suitable for children from 3 years old.
  • Offers up to 6 hours of protection against mosquitoes (of the tropics) and up to 4 hours against horseflies.
  • Suitable for all destinations.
  • Recommended by WHO.

Care Plus® Anti-Insect Icaridin is listed by Tropenzorg BV as a biocide and meets all requirements for human and environmental safety and effective use, provided it is used in accordance with the instructions for use so read the label before use. The availability of Care Plus® Anti-Insect Icaridin depends on local biocide regulations.

Care Plus® Anti-tick

Tick bites can cause Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis (meningitis), among other things. Care Plus Anti-Tick Spray ® offers good protection against ticks and its action lasts up to 6 hours.

Care Plus®Anti-Insect Natural

Care Plus ® Anti-Insect Natural is based on natural lemon-eucalyptus extracts and contains Citriodiol. Lemon-eucalyptus is the only natural ingredient suitable as an insect repellent whose effectiveness is proven by scientific (field) studies.

Care Plus® Anti-Insect DEET

Care Plus® DEET is the most powerful insect repellant for the skin. The active substance is effective against various vectors of diseases such as mosquitoes (malaria) and ticks. DEET provides up to 10 hours of protection against ticks and bites.

Prevent insect bites and bites with Anti-Insect Icaridin or Anti-Insect Natural.

 

How to use Anti-Insect Icaridin?

Cover the skin as much as possible with clothing when you go outside. Wear pants, long-sleeved tops, closed-toe shoes, and socks.

Use the insect repellent Icaridin to coat uncovered skin. Care Plus Anti-Insect Icaridin aerosol ensures uniform product distribution and facilitates the treatment of hard to reach areas. To treat your face, spray a small amount on your fingertips and spread it over your face. Wash your hands, then apply the product to the backs of your hands. Make sure you never have it on hand when consuming food or drink.

 

Which insect repellent do you choose?

There are several substances effective against mosquitoes and ticks such as DEET, lemon eucalyptus oil and Icaridin. If you want to protect yourself from insect bites, choose to buy a product that contains any of these substances. DEET is an effective mosquito repellant, but a product with a high concentration of DEET (40 or 50%) is not suitable for young children under 13 years of age. Are you looking for a mosquito repellent suitable for young children? In this case, choose the Care Plus ® Anti-Insect Icaridin, suitable from 3 years old, or the Care Plus® Anti-Insect Natural based on natural lemon eucalyptus oil, suitable for children from 3 months.

 

What are the advantages of Icaridin over DEET?

Can’t or don’t want to use mosquito repellent with DEET? Then Care Plus Anti-Insect Icaridin® is a great alternative. Anti-Insect Icaridin is suitable for children from 3 years old and has a pleasant scent and a soft feeling on the skin. This mosquito repellent has the added benefit of not affecting plastics such as eyeglass frames, photographic and cinematographic equipment, and lacquered table tops (unlike products containing DEET).

 

The Anti-Insect Icaridin offers what type of protection?

Care Plus Anti-Insect Icaridin® is an effective remedy against mosquitoes and (tropical) horseflies. Another great advantage of this product is that it is already suitable for children from the age of 3. Anti-Insect Icaridin Care Plus® protects your skin for up to 6 hours against mosquitoes and up to 4 hours against biting flies.

 

What is the active substance in Anti-Insect Icaridin?

Care Plus Anti-Insect Icaridin® contains sec-butyl 2- (2-hydroxyethyl) piperidine-1-carboxylate (CAS nr 119515- 38-7). Care Plus® Anti-Insect Icaridin aerosol contains 20% Icaridin. Its action as an anti-insect agent has been scientifically proven in the laboratory and by field studies.

Care Plus® Anti-Insect Icaridin is registered by Tropenzorg BV as a biocide and meets (when used in accordance with regulations) all requirements regarding its efficacy as an insect repellent and the safety of humans, animals and the environment.

 

Can I also use this product during pregnancy or breast feeding?

Vulnerable groups such as pregnant women, nursing mothers and children under 3 years old cannot use Icaridin. In this case, choose Care Plus ® Anti-Insect Natural based on lemon eucalyptus extract (Citriodiol®). This powerful insect repellent can already be used on children from 3 months. If this alternative is not available, use a maximum of DEET 30%.

 

Which variant should I use?

In addition to Anti-Insect Icaridin and Natural, there is also Anti-Insect containing DEET. There are several variations, from 30 to 50%. The selection guide below can help you choose the right variant.

Anti-Insect Care Plus ® containing DEET

DEET is the strongest insect repellant for the skin. The active substance is effective against various vectors of diseases, such as mosquitoes (malaria) and ticks. DEET provides up to 10 hours of protection against stings and bites. DEET is recommended for destinations where there is a risk of chicungunya, malaria, dengue, zika, yellow fever, and the west nile disease . DEET is suitable for all destinations, whether they are far away or closer.