Consumer Reports found that this product provided more than 8 hours of protection against the Zika-carrying Aedes mosquitos and other biting insects. It received a 96 overall rating, highest of all the repellents.
Effective up to 8 hours against mosquitoes, ticks, biting flies, gnats, chiggers and fleas. Picaridin is more effective at repelling biting flies than DEET. Sawyer 20 % Picaridin is virtually odorless; It has a mild citrus scent added to it which quickly evaporates away.