First ShieldThis page contains information on First Shield for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- First Shield Indications
- Warnings and cautions for First Shield
- Direction and dosage information for First Shield
First ShieldThis treatment applies to the following species:
- For cats and kittens over 8 weeks of age and weighing under 9 lbs
- For cats weighing 9 lbs and over
Effective monthly control of: Adult fleas, Flea eggs, Flea larvae, Flea pupae
- Kills fleas within 6 hours
- Kills fleas that may transmit disease, including bartonellosis, tapeworm and tularemia
- Kills fleas that may cause flea allergy dermatitis (FAD)
- Convenient topical treatment with patented applicator
- Quick drying, non-greasy
- Patented applicator makes it easier to apply and minimizes risk of skin abrasion.
- Easy spot-on topical application
- Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back
AVAILABLE FROM LICENSED VETERINARIANS ONLY
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
WarningSee directions below for use, precautionary statements, first aid and other information.
FIRST SHIELD™ contains the insecticide dinotefuran, a neonicotinoid with knockdown effect and pyriproxifen, an insect growth regulator which controls development of immature fleas.
Kills fleas that may carry and transmit Rickettsia felis, Rickettsia typhi and Francisella tularensis.
READ ENTIRE LABEL BEFORE EACH USE
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT US AT 1-877-872-3744
HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
WarningCauses substantial, but temporary eye injury. DO NOT get in eyes or on clothing. Avoid contact with skin. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum and using tobacco products. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
For external use on cats and kittens under 9 lbs and over 8 weeks of age (0.8 mL dose)
For external use on cats over 9 lbs (1.2 mL dose)
Do not use this product on debilitated, aged, medicated, pregnant or nursing animals, or animals known to be sensitive to pesticide products without first consulting a veterinarian. Sensitivity, such as slight transitory redness of the skin at the site of application, may occur after using ANY pesticide product for pets. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your pet with mild soap or shampoo and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs of individual animal sensitivity occur and persist, contact your veterinarian. Have the product container or label with you when calling your veterinarian for advice.
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. Call a poison control center, doctor for treatment advice.
Call a poison control center, doctor immediately for treatment advice. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control center or doctor. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If on skin:
Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15 - 20 minutes. Call a poison control center, doctor, or 1-877-872-3744 or after 6 pm EST call 1-888-426-4435 immediately for treatment advice.
Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor or going for treatment. You may contact 1-877-872-3744 or after 6 pm EST call 1-888-426-4435 for emergency medical information.
Directions For Use
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. [Precaución al consumidor: si usted no lee inglés, no use éste producto hasta que la etiqueta le haya sido explicada ampliamente.] (To the User: If you cannot speak English, do not use this product until the label has been fully explained to you).]
HOW TO APPLY:
1. Remove applicator from package.
2. The cat should be standing or in a comfortable position for easy application.
3. Holding the applicator upright, pointing away from face place thumb and index finger around the applicator tip under the large disk. With other hand, grasp the stem of the applicator tip above small disk. Press down firmly on small disk until both disks meet, piercing the seal. (See Illustration)
4. Part the hair down to the level of the skin and slowly apply the product at the base of the cat’s (and/or kitten’s) neck until the applicator tube is completely empty, as shown in the diagram below. Do not make superficial application to the cat/kitten’s hair.
5. Discard empty applicator (tube) as outlined in Storage and Disposal.
7. Repeat once a month or as recommended by your veterinarian, but do not apply more often than once a month.
8. For optimum treatment, control and prevention of adult fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae and flea pupae, year-round treatment is recommended.
Storage And Disposal
Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage and disposal.
StorageStore in a cool, dry place. Protect from freezing.
DisposalIf empty, do not reuse the container. Place in trash or offer for recycling if available. If partially filled, call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused products down any indoor or outdoor drain.
Limited Warranty And Limitation Of Damages
Seller warrants that the material conforms to the chemical parameters of the US EPA registration and the label. Seller makes no warranty to the extent consistent with applicable law, express or implied, other than indicated on the label. Buyer and user assume all risk of use and handling of this material when such use and handling are contrary to the label directions. To the extent consistent with applicable law any damages arising from a breach of this warranty shall be limited to direct damages and shall not include consequential commercial damages such as loss of profit or values.
Volume varies with size of animal for which package is intended and number of applicators per package. Product may be packaged in 1, 4 or 36 applicators per package. Total volume will correspond to number of applicators.
FOR CATS AND KITTENS OVER 8 WEEKS OF AGE
1 dose each 0.027 fl. oz. (0.8 mL)
4 doses each 0.027 fl. oz. (0.8 mL)
36 doses each 0.027 fl. oz. (0.8 mL)
1 dose each 0.041 fl. oz. (1.2 mL)
4 doses each 0.041 fl. oz. (1.2 mL)
36 doses each 0.041 fl. oz. (1.2 mL)
EPA Reg. No. 83399-9-85581
EPA Est. No. 68669-NC-1
Manufactured in the USA for Distribution By: Schuyler, LLC, 8000 NE Tillamook Street, Portland, Oregon 97213-0998
Schuyler LLC will provide new product or your money back.
NAC No.: 13220400
P.O. BOX 13998, 8000 NE TILLAMOOK STREET, PORTLAND, OR, 97213
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