At the beach
One application enables up to 14 hours protection against mosquitoes (and other biting bugs)*
Repellents enhanced with STAYTEC® are safe for everyone over 2 months old, even pregnant women
An easy to apply soft touch emulsion that leaves no trace but a light scent after a couple of minutes
Compared with commonly available insect repellents, STAYTEC® enhanced insect repellents offers a superior protection while providing that soft application that you expect from a skin lotion
Avg 7 hours4
Avg 6 hours5
Avg 9.5 hours6
No restrictions for children older than 2 months
Light or no scent
Effect on sensitive skin
Restriction for children
for children older than 2 monts
1 STAYTEC® is designed to slow evaporation and limit skin absorption of the active ingredient, providing 14 hours of repellent protection. The Enhanced Insect Repellent with STAYTEC® is not approved in the USA. Contact us to check availability in your region.
2 Many natural repellents use derivatives of the most common natural active ingredients such as Citronella and Lemon Eucalyptus. Typically, the actives in raw form and their natural derivatives can be moderately toxic and irritating depending on the dose.
(*) The product contains low levels of cetyl alcohol. Trace amounts of allergens exist in the fragrance. However, our test results, by an independent lab show that these trace amounts are insignificant. A fragrance-free formulation is available upon request.
(**) Insect Repellents containing natural actives are classified as Minimum Risk Pesticides and no EPA registration is required. The average protection time shown has not been validated by the EPA and it could be lower.
3 According to the EPA, Biopesticides / Biorepellent include naturally occurring substances (and derivatives of) that control pests (biochemical pesticides), microorganisms that control pests (microbial pesticides), and pesticidal substances produced by plants containing added genetic material (plant-incorporated protectants) or PIPs.
IR3535® is a trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany