Sawyer’s Controlled Release Technology

Sawyer’s Controlled Release Insect Repellents use a patented Sub Micron Encapsulation process by which DEET is captured inside a Micale protein. As shown in the diagram below, each microscopic particle of protein contains chambers which hold the DEET. Over a period of up to 24 hours your skin slowly dissolves the protein particles. As the[…]

Sawyer’s Liposome-based Controlled Technology

Featured in Sawyer’s Ultra 30 products, liposome-based controlled release repellent is the newest advancement in insect repellent technology. Liposomes were first used to deliver medicine in pharmaceutical lotions because they are very effective at controlling the release of the active ingredient, while remaining gentle to the skin. Sawyer has applied the same technology to insect[…]