leech repellents

Subject: leech repellents
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 15:03:20 +1000
On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 02:27:39PM +1000, Carl Clifford wrote:
> Yes, plastics do not like DEET, which is the main active ingredient  
> in the better repellents.

There is a DEET alternative called Picaridin that is supposed to be
as effective, but doesn't attack plastics and is almost odourless.
However, I wasn't able to find any products containing it last year;
it may be more widely available now.

   Paul Taylor                           Veni, vidi, tici -
                    I came, I saw, I ticked.

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