Keep insects at bay with the Royal Robbins Bug Barrier collection. This insect repellent clothing for men, women and kids makes enjoying the outdoors that much easier. Don’t The full line of clothing is impregnated with a synthetic insect repellent. Now longer do you need to worry about putting on bug spray and The mosquitoes, ticks and other irritating bugs away, including some that may can carry insect-borne diseases.
The protection insect repellent clothing offesr is the result of years of research and testing. In July 2003, Insect Shield Repellent Apparel was registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In 2006, the EPA accepted an amendment extending the durability claims of our apparel from 25 washes to 70 washes. Our products combine the Insect Shield process with a proprietary formulation of permethrin, resulting in effective insect protection that lasts the expected lifetime of a garment.
How should I wash Insect Shield clothing? For items that can be washed, normal home laundering is recommended. Insect Shield repellent clothes can be bleached, starched, pressed, etc., without effect on the repellent quality; however, they should not be dry cleaned.
Which insects does Insect Shield repel?
Insect Shield® Repellent Apparel has been registered to repel mosquitoes, ticks, ants, flies, chiggers, and midges (no-see-ums). Insect Shield® Repellent Gear has been registered to repel mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, and flies. The EPA requires extensive effectiveness data to prove a product’s ability to repel insects. Many species and varieties of these insects have been tested, including many that can carry dangerous diseases.
How much protection is provided by Insect Shield repellent apparel?
A small item of Insect Shield clothing provides less repellency than a larger one. You may need to adjust the amount of Insect Shield apparel you wear, depending on the number of biting insects that are present. For example, you might prefer to wear pants instead of shorts in certain situations; long sleeves instead of short; or add a hat and socks. Topical repellent can be used for exposed skin, and is especially recommended for heavily infested locations.
Like other Royal Robbins clothing we have tested in the past, the line of insect repellent clothing offers quality and performance at a price point in line with other brands. Nice this is, Royal Robbins clothing will give you many years of use.Mark Gorman – Editor Ohio Outside
How long will Insect Shield protection last?
The repellency of Insect Shield apparel is EPA-registered to last through 70 launderings, the expected lifetime of a garment. This is also well beyond the life of most performance fabric finishes commonly used in the technical-apparel industry. Insect Shield gear repellency remains effective through 6 months of exposure to weathering, or through 25 launderings for washable items. Insect Shield products also have a long shelf life. Insect Shield-treated garments stored for ten years have shown no loss of repellent effectiveness.
Our Favorite Royal Robbins insect repellent clothing
Women’s Bug Barrier Tech Travel Long Sleeve
Perfect out on the trail. Superlight long-sleeve tee with Insect Shield® protection. Soft and quick-drying, it protects you from the sun, has a clean fit, looks and feels great.
Women’s Bug Barrier Expedition Full Zip Hoody
Bug and sun protection in a light, airy zip-front hoody that easily can be stuffed in a backpack or suitcase. The polyester ripstop fabric dries fast, wicks moisture and TempraTech™ technology helps it stay cool. Perfect for buggy days on the trail or relaxing around a campfire. Available in light blue.
Men’s Bug Barrier Vista Dry Plaid Long Sleeve
Stylish, odorless, Insect Shield® technology is built right in to keep mosquitoes, ticks and other insects at bay while nylon is breathable, light, and quiet. Built-in UPF sun protection, and HeiQ Smart Temp at the yoke keeps you cool and comfortable as conditions change. Great shirt for when the sun sets on the evening cookouts.
Men’s Bug Barrier Tech Travel Long Sleeve II
This performance tee is engineered for exploring hot, buggy places. Perfect for those Midwest humid summers. Odorless Insect Shield® technology is built right into the shirt to keep mosquitoes, ticks and other insects at bay while the breathable polyester blend wicks away sweat and dries fast.