Clothing Gear

Repel® Permethrin Clothing and Gear Insect Repellent (Aerosol)

  • Repels and kills ticks, mites and mosquitoes
  • One treatment lasts up to 2 weeks
  • Unscented

Do not apply to skin


Active Ingredients

Permethrin 0.5%
Other Ingredients 99.5%
Total 100.00%
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.


Use Restrictions
Do not allow adults, children or pets to enter the area until sprays have dried.
Application is prohibited directly into sewers or drains, or to any area like a gutter where drainage to sewers, storm drains, water bodies or aquatic habitat can occur. Do not allow the product to enter any drain during or after application.

This product must not be applied to clothing while it is being worn. Under no circumstances should bare skin or clothing on the body be treated.
For protection against ticks (including those that may carry Lyme disease), chiggers and mosquitoes, apply product as directed below. For further protection, use in conjunction with an insect repellent registered for direct application to the skin and utilize the following primary preventive measures. Avoid walking in areas where the pests are found, wear appropriate protective clothing (light-colored, long-sleeved shirt and long pants tucked into socks) and inspect body daily for ticks. Pant cuffs should be worn inside the socks or footwear to ensure full protection against ticks and chiggers.


  1. Select a well-ventilated outdoor area protected from wind and lay out the clothing to be treated (as complete outfit: shirt, pants and socks).
  2. Hold container about 6-8 inches from surface of the clothing and spray with a slow, sweeping motion to lightly moisten the entire surface of the fabric.
  3. Continue spraying over entire outfit until a total treatment time of 60 seconds has elapsed and the outer surface of the fabric is moist enough to cause a slight color change or darkening. Pay special attention to socks, pant cuffs and shirt cuffs.
  4. Turn the clothing over and treat the other side as described in Steps 2 and 3.
  5. Hang the treated clothing and allow to dry for at least two hours (four hours under humid conditions) before wearing.
  6. Three ounces will treat one complete outfit. Do not exceed recommended spraying times.
INITIAL TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS ON NETS, TENTS, SLEEPING BAGS AND BACKPACKS: Do not treat inside of sleeping bag. Spray exterior surfaces of tent only. Select a well-ventilated outdoor area protected from wind and lay out article to be treated. Hold container upright about 6-8 inches from surface of the article and spray with a slow, sweeping motion to lightly moisten the surface of the fabric. Continue spraying over entire article until the outer surface of the article is moist enough to cause a light color change or darkening. Turn the article over and treat the other side as described above. Hang the treated article and allow to dry for at least two hours (four hours under humid conditions) before using.

RE-TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS: This product contains an active ingredient that actually binds to the fabric being treated, providing residual protection that lasts a minimum of two weeks and holds up through several machine washings. DO NOT RE-TREAT CLOTHING MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWO WEEKS. LAUNDER CLOTHING AT LEAST ONCE BEFORE RE-TREATING. For re-treatment, follow instructions for initial treatment.
Pesticide Storage: Store in a cool, dry area, inaccessible to children and away from heat or open flame. Pesticide Disposal and Container Handling: Do Not Puncture or Incinerate!
If empty: Place in trash or offer for recycling if available.
If partly filled:
Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions.
Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals
Harmful if absorbed through the skin. Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

DO NOT USE ON CATS. May be toxic or potentially fatal if applied to or ingested by cats. Accidental application to cats and/or grooming a recently treated dog may result in tremors and/or uncoordinated muscle movements.   If this occurs, immediate veterinary care should be provided. 

IF IN EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a Poison Control Center or doctor for treatment advice.

IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a Poison Control Center or doctor for treatment advice. 

Have the product container with you when calling a Poison Control Center or doctor, or going for treatment. You may also contact 1-888-880-1181 for emergency medical treatment information.

Physical or Chemical Hazards
Contents under pressure. Do not use or store near heat or open flame. Exposure to temperatures above 130ºF may cause bursting.

Environmental Hazards

This pesticide is extremely toxic to aquatic organisms, including fish and invertebrates. Do not apply directly to or near water. Drift and runoff may be hazardous to fish in water adjacent to treated areas. See Directions for Use for additional precautions and requirements.
This pesticide is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment on blooming crops or weeds. Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops or weeds while bees are actively visiting the treatment area.

To the extent consistent with applicable law, buyer assumes all    responsibility for safety and use not in accordance with directions.

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