Since 1984, Sawyer Products has offered the best, most technologically advanced solutions for protection against sun, bugs, water & injuries- everything from first aid kits developed for wilderness use to the newest topical insect repellents that use time-released liposome technology.
Sawyer is specifically dedicated to eliminating two of the biggest causes of death in the world: bad water and mosquito bites. Sawyer Products acquired Coulston Products in 1999, the company that helped develop the use of Permethrin, an insect repellent treatment for clothing that provides protection for U.S. troops and outdoor enthusiasts and was adapted for wide use on mosquito nets in Africa, saving millions of lives. Sawyer partnered with the World Health Organization (WHO) to conduct the underlying studies that let to the widespread use of repellent on mosquito netting. Sawyer now sells the number on brand of Permethrin in retail stores. Sawyer Products is also the proud developer of point-of-use water filters that filter contaminated water to levels cleaner than U.S. bottled water. Developed using advanced kidney dialysis filtration technology, the hollow fiber membrane filters are the fastest, easiest, and most cost efficient way to deliver clean water anywhere. They are small, portable, require zero chemicals, power source, or trained operator for use and/or maintenance.