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Vet-Kem® Flea and Tick Shampoo

(S)-methoprene; pyrethrins; piperony butoxide

USES

Pearlescent shampoo that kills fleas, tick and lice on contact, as well as, prevents new flea eggs from hatching for 28 days for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens.

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Item #Product NamePresentation
100527065Vet-Kem® Flea and Tick Shampoo for Dogs & Cats12 oz. bottle
100531084Vet-Kem® Flea and Tick Shampoo for Dogs & Cats1 gal. bottle

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PRODUCT INFORMATION

DESCRIPTION:

Trusted by veterinarians as a parasite control brand-of-choice for over 30 years, Vet-Kem products are EPA-registered and can help protect your home and family from parasitic pests, including those that carry disease. As part of a complete protection program, products are color-coded for recognizable use on yard, in homes or for pet companions.

Sensitive skin formula is a concentrated lathering shampood enriched with aloe, lanolin, and oatmeal to leave the coat soft, shining and manageable. The shampoo removes loose dandruff, dirt, and scales. May be used on puppies and kittens over 12 weeks of age.

Should be combined with registered treatments to control other sources of parasites, such as fleas and ticks, which may include pets, surfaces and outdoor areas to ensure complete control. Studies show that it may take up to 30 days to break the entire flea life cycle.

PRODUCT FACTS:

Contains:
0.10% (S)-Methoprene
0.15% Pyrethrins
1.88% Piperonyl butoxide

See product label for other ingredients.

ADMINISTRATION:

Keep this product in its tightly closed original container when not in use. Store in a cool, dry (preferably locked) area that is inaccessible to children and animals. Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. If empty: Place in trash or offer for recycling if available. If partly filled: Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.

USE RESTRICTIONS:

Apply this product only as specified on this label. Do not contaminate food or feedstuffs. THIS PRODUCT IS FOR TOPICAL USE ONLY. DO NOT INGEST. Do not apply to pets (puppies or kittens) less than 12 weeks old. Do not apply more than one time per day.

Vet-Kem® Flea And Tick Shampoo For Dogs And Cats may be used full strength or diluted with 2 parts water. Thoroughly wet the animal with warm water. Do not apply shampoo around eyes. The total amount of shampoo to be applied is 1 ⅓ tablespoons for each 5 lbs. of pet’s weight. Estimate the total amount of shampoo needed for your pet, then apply shampoo along the back of the animal. Work well into the coat starting at the head and working back. Spread lather to include head, neck, legs and feet. Continue to work lather in over the whole animal for 3 to 5 minutes (this is an important part of the grooming procedure). After lather has been worked in over the entire animal, rinse thoroughly with warm water. For extremely dirty or scaly animals, the above procedure may be repeated. Repeat every 7 to 10 days, if necessary, for adult flea relief. Flea egg hatch inhibition will last for 28 days.

It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

CAUTIONS:

All PRN® Pharmacal products should be administered under the care and supervision of a veterinary professional to ensure the best possible results. Use only as directed.

Consult a veterinarian before applying this product on medicated, debilitated, aged, pregnant, or nursing animals. Sensitivities may occur after using ANY pesticide product for pets. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your pet with mild soap and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs continue, consult a veterinarian immediately.

Harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, or clothing. Wash hands thoroughly with plenty of soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

FIRST AID:

Call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. IF IN EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

This product is toxic to aquatic organisms, including fish and invertebrates. Drift and runoff may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in water adjacent to treated areas. This product may contaminate water through runoff. This product has a potential for runoff for several months or more after application. Poorly draining soils and soils with shallow water tables are more prone to produce runoff that contains this product. This product is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment on blooming crops or weeds. Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops or weeds while bees are actively visiting the treatment area. Do not apply directly to water, to areas where surface water is present, or to intertidal areas below the mean high water mark. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment wash waters or rinsate.

ALWAYS read the entire product label prior to use.

EPA Reg. No. 2724-485-92895

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