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Active Duty Insect Repellent 30g Stick (DEET)

Active Duty Insect Repellent 30g Stick (DEET)


Active Duty Insect Repellent Stick is an ultra strength personal insect repellent containing 40% DEET and 1% permethrin. It's used by the New Zealand Defence Force in the world's harshest conditions.

  • Repels mosquitoes, sandflies, fleas, biting flies, ticks and other blood sucking insects for up to 6 - 8 hours.
  • Solid gel formula for easy application.
  • Helps guard against dengue fever, Zika Virus, chikungunya, malaria, Ross River fever, West Nile fever and other diseases transmitted by the bite of infected insects.
  • These high quality insect repellent sticks are designed to have an increased melting point of up to 53C/124F and are almost odour free.

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.


View our interactive world map to see the most common mosquito-borne diseases around the world and read our travel tips to stay safe when you travel overseas.

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.

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.

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