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James from Indianapolis, In writes,

Can Permethrin SFR 36.8% be diluted with water to soak clothes in for tick control while hiking?

Does this have any other active ingredients than permethrin?


Permethrin SFR 36.8% cannot be used on clothing of any type. We do carry Tick Block which was specifically manufactured for use on clothing for tick control. While Tick Block and Permethrin SFR 36.8% share the same active ingredient the base ingredients are very different and the products are not interchangeable. Permethrin SFR 36.8% does contain inert ingredients that are privy to the manufacturer. The inert ingredient part of a product is a trade secret and not disclosed to anybody.

Answer last updated on: 03/18/2015

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