GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Bug Spray Effectiveness Duration Statistics

The effectiveness duration of bug spray varies but generally ranges from 1 to 8 hours depending on the product and active ingredients used.

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"A laboratory study found DEET-based insect repellents provided complete protection for the longest duration, with an average of 5 hours of protection"

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Statistic 2

"Picaridin has a similar duration of effectiveness as DEET, with up to 8 hours of protection"

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Statistic 3

"IR3535-based bug sprays have a lower duration of effectiveness, averaging around 3-4 hours"

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Statistic 4

"Bug sprays with citronella oil only last up to 2 hours"

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"Bug sprays with Lemon Eucalyptus Oil can protect against mosquitoes for up to 6 hours"

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"Bug spray effectiveness decreases considerably around 3-4 weeks after application"

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Statistic 7

"Homemade bug sprays have an effectiveness duration of around 1 hour"

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Statistic 8

"Bug sprays for ticks work effectively up to 2-3 days in outdoor environments"

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Statistic 9

"DEET-based bug sprays with a concentration of 30% can last up to 6-7 hours"

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Statistic 10

"Bug sprays with Picaridin at a 20% concentration can last up to 8 hours"

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"Bug sprays with a concentration of 10% DEET can work effectively for 2 hours"

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"Non-chemical bug sprays are effective for about 2 hours, while chemical ones last up to 8 hours"

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Statistic 13

"Re-application of bug spray is necessary every 4-8 hours, especially if you are sweating or swimming"

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"DEET bug sprays with a 20% concentration are effective for 4-5 hours"

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"Bug sprays containing DEET are effective against ticks for up to 5 hours"

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"Bug spray effectiveness reduces by 50% when applied over sunscreen"

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Statistic 17

"Most bug sprays wear off after 4.5 hours if applied under clothing"

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Statistic 18

"Bug sprays with a higher concentration of active ingredients have a longer duration of effectiveness"

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Statistic 19

"Bug sprays with oil of lemon eucalyptus are only effective for up to 2 hours against ticks"

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