The Active Duty brand of products was specifically designed and formulated for use by the NZ Defence Force and is also being used by other military forces around the world. The range covers insect repellents, sunscreens, a lip balm, camo face paint and a muscle rub, all of which are extremely effective – even in the harshest of conditions. The products are packed in explosive proof, safety flasks which have been specifically designed to fit comfortably in a pocket. All of the Active Duty products are NATO codified.
Active Duty Insect Repellent w/Sunscreen SPF23+ Pump Spray 60ml (DEET)
The Active Duty Insect Repellent and Sunscreen Pump Spray is a high strength personal insect repellent and SPF23+ sunscreen containing 30% DEET, 5% IR3535 and .5% Permethrin. It is used by the New Zealand Defence Force in the world's harshest conditions.
Product descriptionThe Active Duty Insect Repellent and Sunscreen Pump Spray will safely and effectively repel mosquitoes, sandflies, fleas, biting flies, ticks and other blood sucking insects for up to 6 - 8 hours.
It will also help guard against dengue fever, Zika Virus, chikungunya, malaria, Ross River fever, West Nile fever and other diseases transmitted by the bite of infected insects.
Optimum levels of DEET recommended by the World Health Organisation and Centre for Disease Control are between 30-50%. DEET percentages higher than 40% are considered to be no more effective and will increase the likelihood of skin irritation and rashes
IMPORTANT TRAVEL ADVICE
When visiting areas where mosquito borne diseases are endemic, it is recommended that clothing is also treated with Permethrin to ensure complete protection. Permethrin Treated mosquito nets should also be used for sleeping if there is a chance that mosquitoes may be present.
All of the Active Duty Products come in a handy size for travelling and can be carried within on-board luggage when flying. Each of the Active Duty bottles has been specifically designed to fit comfortably in your pocket, so you can always have your insect repellent or sunscreen available when you need it.
DEET is a strong plasticiser that can distort or harm some plastics, synthetics and other materials. In case of accidental leakage always store DEET-based insect repellents separately in a zip-lock bag before stowing in luggage. When possible, store upright and make sure cap is screwed on tightly. Wash hands after using.
Features and benefitsThe Active Duty Insect Repellent and Sunscreen Pump Spray is recommended by the experts.
It comes is a small travel-sized bottle which can be carried in your hand luggage.