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  • Anonymous

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    February 20, 2020 at 5:02 am

    Hello Marky, i have a compound that could be added to a fragrance which then added to a FIRFA exempt formula that will give some good efficacy. Usage is ~0.05% -0.1% and is natural extract produced here in Aus. Would work with eugenol as its emempt for example. I can manufacture a (fragrance) concentrate for you to add to a product such as a gel or spray. 

  • dtdang

    Member
    February 20, 2020 at 7:39 pm

    Lavender oil . I usually use lavender flowers to repellent mosquitoes at our deck in the summer time. Smell good and repellent mosquitoes. 

  • Marky

    Member
    February 23, 2020 at 7:21 pm

    @wndlw8 Do you have an email address where we could reach out to you? Ours is mtskin557@gmail.com

  • Marky

    Member
    February 23, 2020 at 7:22 pm

    @Dtdang Thank you.

  • Marky

    Member
    February 23, 2020 at 7:24 pm

    We also have a benchmark product that we are looking for a formulator to reverse engineer. If anyone is interested please contact us at mtskin557@gmail.com

  • mikethair

    Member
    February 25, 2020 at 12:56 pm
    From our experience one of the best repellents is Lemon-scented Eucalyptus (Corymbia citriodora) .  We produced a simple effective relellant using Corymbia citriodora.

    Well researched, for example, J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2006 Sep;22(3):507-14.

    PMD, a registered botanical mosquito repellent with deet-like efficacy.

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