Stop disease-carrying ticks, mosquitoes, and other annoying insects in their tracks with permethrin-treated arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing.


Available in a selection of Tyndale AR / FR garments.




June 28, 2024

Bug-Repellent FR Clothing: Your Shield Against Insect Hazards

When working outdoors, protection can mean guarding against thermal hazards like arc flashes and flash fires. However, it’s also important to have garments that defend against smaller – but also dangerous – threats posed by insects. At Tyndale, we understand the importance of comprehensive safety, which is why we’re proud […]
August 3, 2021

Dangers of Improper Wear: Episode 1 – Insect Repellents

Welcome to episode #1 of our Dangers of Improper Wear blog and video series! Let’s join our guide, Tyndale’s Vice President of Technical, Scott Margolin as he explains today’s improper wear topic: Insect Repellents. We focus on the differences between two insect repellents – and discover the impact each has on […]
July 29, 2020

Lotions, Oils and Sprays – Oh My!

Updated April 8, 2022 With summer weather comes the need to protect workers from seasonal hazards like sun exposure and disease-carrying biting insects. But when arc flash or flash fire is a risk, it’s important to think twice before reaching for the products you may use off-the-clock; unfortunately, some are […]
October 25, 2019

Is Bug Spray Safe to Use on FR Clothing?

There are many questions around bug spray and FRC: Is it safe? Which ones are safe? How do I know for sure? Read on to find answers and watch our video below, featuring Tyndale’s Vice President of Technical, Scott Margolin, as he provides clarity in just over a minute. Is […]
June 18, 2018

Summer Safety – Permethrin-Treated FR Clothing

It’s that time of year again! Between cookouts, pool parties, vacations, and other warm weather activities, people are spending more time outdoors. But for those whose jobs require them to work outside – electric utility, oil and gas, and other industry workers – it’s not all “fun in the sun” […]
May 5, 2016

How Can I Protect Myself from Zika Virus?

If you’ve tuned into the news recently, chances are you’ve heard about growing international concern about the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus. Here’s what you need to know, and how outdoor workers like you can use Tyndale’s exclusive line of FRMC® garments with Perimeter Insect Guard™ for protection.
July 22, 2015

Protect Yourself with Tyndale’s Durable Insect Guard

With biting insects most active this time of year and cases of Lyme Disease at an all-time high, protect yourself from disease-carrying ticks, mosquitos and other annoying insects with Tyndale’s exclusive line of FRMC® garments with durable Perimeter Insect Guard™.
February 17, 2015

You Spoke, We Listened! New FRC Treated with Permethrin

Last November, Tyndale introduced our exclusive new line of Tyndale-made FRMC® garments pre-treated with durable permethrin insect repellent, and began accepting preorders for April delivery. Garments pre-treated with permethrin, which lasts for 50+ launderings, are available for $20/garment with 10-week delivery. All available items are made by Tyndale – many […]
June 4, 2014

Bug Repellent, DEET, and Your FR Clothing

The weather is warming up, which means the concern over pesky insects is growing. You’ll want to stay protected from bugs, but more importantly, remain safe in your FR clothing. As we’ve covered in the past, Tyndale does not recommend applying insect repellent with DEET (N, N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) to flame resistant […]
December 13, 2013

4 Common Types of FR Clothing Fabric Finishes

As flame resistant (FR) protection has become commoditized, fabric and garment manufacturers have focused on traditional textile attributes to differentiate their products. After fabrics are dyed, a multitude of finishes can be applied to enhance the wearer’s experience, including: moisture wicking, antimicrobial/odor control, stain release and bug repellent. Each finish has […]
August 29, 2013

Using Bug Repellent with FR Clothing

Can You Use Bug Spray on FR Clothing? Tyndale does not recommend applying insect repellent with DEET (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) to flame resistant (FR) clothing under any circumstances. In lab testing, insect repellent with DEET was applied to an FR shirt per the repellent label and directions. The result of the test […]

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Available Permethrin-Treated AR / FR Garments


All available items are made by Tyndale and feature exterior Tyndale, AR / FR, arc rating, and CAT rating labeling. They are factory-treated with Perimeter Insect Guard™, which is safe for arc-flash and flash fire exposures and proven to repel ticks, mosquitoes, chiggers, flies, ants, and midges for 50+ launderings.

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