Ben’s Tick Repellent offers essential protection from ticks that may carry Lyme disease. The spray repels ticks with 20% Picaridin, an active ingredient recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and works right on contact. The insect repellent is specifically designed to protect from ticks for up to 12 hours. The bug spray will not damage your clothing, cell phone, sun glasses, watch crystals, plastics, or other synthetic materials. Spray the bug repellent in any direction for quick and easy application.