Why should I choose Saltidin®?

The active ingredient Saltidin® (also known as Picaridin and Icaridin) offers the following advantages when used properly:

Highly effective

  • Repellent products with 20 % Saltidin® provide up to 14 hours of protection against mosquitos and ticks
  • Saltidin® repels a  broad range of mosquitos, flies and ticks
  • Saltidin® protects reliably against insects and ticks carrying the pathogens of the following diseases: west nile fever, malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, lyme disease and meningoencephalitis

Extremely safe

  • Suitable for pregnant women
  • Suitable for small children
  • Low absorption
  • Non-hazardous
  • Non-irritant
  • Non-skin-sensitizing
  • Good environmental compatibility

Pleasant to use

  • Non-sticky on the skin
  • Non-greasy on the skin

Low inherent odor

  • Can be used to produce unscented insect repellents
  • Allows flexible choice of scent for the insect repellent

No adverse effect with a wide range of materials

  • Well tolerated by many plastics

Easy to use in formulations

  • Invisibly soluble in alcohol-water mixes
  • Microbiologically stable
  • Non-corrosive
  • Colorless
  • No inherent odor
  • Suitable for a very wide range of formulations of insect repellent and the ways in which they are applied


We have performed extensive laboratory and field tests to confirm the broad effectiveness of Saltidin®. Saltidin® is reliable and provides lasting protection against:  

  • Mosquitoes
  • Flies
  • Ticks
  • Gnats
  • Horseflies
  • Ants
  • Cockroaches

We possess an exhaustive data pack on the active ingredient Saltidin® that testifies to the cited properties. Want to find out more? Then get in touch with our experts.

Regulatory requirements in the United States differ from the EU. Please visit picaridin.saltidin.com to get in touch with our US team.

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