RID Insect Repellent

RID is a major brand of Australian personal insect repellent that has been in production for over 57 years. It is applied topically to exposed skin or clothing to repel mosquitoes, sandflies, midges, flies, fleas, ticks, head lice, mites and other insect pests, as well as leeches.

RID Insect Repellent is a tested, trusted repellent for clients outside the UK and EU only.

RID Insect Repellent Products

  • Tropical Strenth + Antiseptic - pump spray, roll-on milk & mini roll-on
  • Kids & Sensitive Skin - roll-on
  • Insect Repellent/Sunscreen Combo - lotion

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RID Tropical Strength + Antiseptic

RID Tropical Strength

  • Comes in a pump spray & roll-on. Both are the same formula and give the same protection.
  • Contains 19.5% DEET combined with a fly repellent to effectively repel insects for 6 hours.
  • Protects you from biting insects - mosquitoes, sand flies, midges, ticks, gnats, lice, fleas and tsetse flies, ants and leeches.
  • Formulated with Triclosan antiseptic to reduce inflammation and assists to prevent infection caused by insect bites.
  • Designed to be applied as a before and after bite medication.
  • Read Production Information Sheet.
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RID Tropical Strength + Antiseptic Roll-on & Tsetse Flies

RID Tropical Strength Roll-on was found to provide 100% protection against tsetse flies in some areas for one hour after application. The roll-on was applied in copious amounts and re-applied hourly.

If you do use this RID roll-on as a tsetse fly repellent, please let us know how you got on.

RID Tropical Strength

RID Tropical Strength + Antiseptic Mini Roll-on

  • Comes in a handy mini roll-on size that you can tuck away in your bag or pocket.
  • It has a slightly different formula from the traditional RID Tropical Strength + Antiseptic.
  • Contains 16% DEET combined with a fly repellent to effectively repel insects for 4 hours.
  • Contains Camomile and Vitamin E for soothing bite relief and skin moisturising.
  • Read Product Information Sheet
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RID Tropical Strength Mini Roll-on

RID Kids + Antiseptic Roll-on

  • Is a mild formulation for children 12 months and over or anyone with sensitive skin.
  • Contains 7% DEET combined with a fly repellent to effectively repel insects for 2 hours.
  • Read Product Information Sheet
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RID Kids

RID Insect Repellent & SPF50+ Sunscreen Combo

  • Comes as a lotion in a tube.
  • Combines RID insect repellent formula with UVA/UVB Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ sun protection.
  • Contains 7% DEET combined with a fly repellent to effectively repel insects for 2 hours.
  • Water-resistant for up to 4 hours.
  • Read Product Information Sheet
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RID Sun Combo

RID Special Offer

If you live outside the UK or EU, you can purchase RID Insect Repellent here. If you buy 5 bottles of RID Tropical Strength Spray or Roll-on only, you will get FREE worldwide delivery.

Why RID is not available in the EU or UK

The EU Biocidal Products Regulations 528/2012 (BPR) was put in place to provide a level of standardisation across countries in the EU. As a biocide, DEET is now regulated under the BPR to ensure consistent product safety across the EU. DEET is one of the first products to be regulated. DEET repellents over 50% in strength have not been legal for sale in the EU since 2016. Even though RID products contain a maximum of only 19.5% DEET, as an Australian brand, it has not been approved by the EU.

If you live in the EU or UK and want the most effective insect repellent available in the EU, you should consider Bushman Ultra Insect Repellent

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