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Absorbine UltraShield EX Insecticide & Repellent

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Absorbine UltraShield EX Insecticide & Repellent

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: W.F. Young



Stays Active For Up To 17 Days

Kills Ticks On Dogs & Puppies (Over 12 Weeks Of Age)

Contains Multiple Sunscreens & Coat Conditioners Including Aloe & Lanolin

Active Ingredients





Piperonyl Butoxide**






*cis/trans ratio: Min. 35% (+/-) cis and Max. 65% (+/-) trans

**(butylcarbityl) (6-propylpiperonyl) ether and related compounds


Absorbine UltraShield EX Insecticide & Repellent Caution



Directions For Use

It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Not for use on horses intended for human consumption.

Use Restrictions

• Do not apply as a space, broadcast or spot treatment to indoor surfaces at residential sites. • Do not store near or use with oxidizing agents. • This product is not for use on foals less than 12 weeks of age. • This product is not for use on puppies less than 12 weeks of age. • This product is not for use on animals intended for human consumption. • All outdoor applications must be limited to spot or crack-and-crevice treatments only. • Except when applying directly to animals, 1) do not allow adults, children or pets to enter the treated area until sprays have dried; 2) do not apply this product in a way that will contact adults, children or pets either directly or through drift. Exit area immediately and remain outside the treated area until sprays have dried. • Remove or cover exposed food and drinking water before application. • Remove or cover dishes, utensils, food processing equipment and food preparation surfaces or wash them before use. • Do not wet articles to point of runoff or drip. • Do not use treated article until spray has dried. • Remove pets, birds and cover fish aquariums before spraying. • Application is prohibited directly into sewers or drains or to any area like a gutter where drainage to sewers, storm drains, water bodies or aquatic habitat can occur. Do not allow the product to enter any drain during or after application.

HOLD CONTAINER UPRIGHT. SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING. Spray or wipe-on. Protect your horses and dogs. Ready to use. No mixing necessary. This water-based formulation may be applied directly with spray applicator or as a wipe-on. Kills and repels biting and nuisance flies, gnats, mosquitoes on horses, ponies and foals (over 12 weeks of age) for up to 17 days. Weatherproof formula binds to the hair shaft to repel and protect from bugs, sun, sweat, water, dust and dirt.

HORSES, PONIES AND FOALS (Over 12 Weeks of Age): Kills and repels biting and nuisance flies, gnats, mosquitoes and ticks for up to 17 days. Including Horse Flies, Stable Flies, Face Flies, Horn Flies, Deer Flies, House Flies, Black Flies, Cluster Flies, Sciarid Flies, Gnats, Midges, Punkies, No-See-Ums, Deer Ticks, Lone Star Ticks, Chiggers, American Dog Ticks, Brown Dog Ticks, Gulf Coast Ticks, Fleas and Lice.

USE AS A WIPE OR A SPRAY: This product may be applied either as a wipe or as a spray. When applying as a wipe, or on the horse’s face, always use a soft cloth. First, brush animal to remove excess dirt and dust. Spray or wipe horse’s entire body while brushing against the lay of the coat to ensure adequate coverage. Avoid getting spray into horse’s eyes, nose or mouth. Do not wet skin or apply to the point of dripping or exceed two ounces per application. Reapply every 7 to 10 days under normal conditions for initial applications. As protection builds, reapply every 12 to 17 days as needed. Also, reapply each time animal is washed or exposed to heavy rain for best results. After application, brush thoroughly to bring out bright sheen on the coat.

DOGS AND PUPPIES (Over 12 Weeks of Age): Kills and repels fleas, ticks (that may carry Lyme Disease), mosquitoes and lice on dogs. Also kills and repels fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and lice around premise. Cover animal’s eyes with hands. With a firm stroke to get a proper spray mist, spray head, ears and chest until damp. With soft cloth, rub into face around mouth, nose and eyes. Then spray neck, middle and hind quarters, finishing legs last. For best penetration of spray to the skin, direct spray against natural lay of the hair. On long haired dogs, rub against the lay of the hair, spraying the ruffled hair directly behind the hand. Make sure spray thoroughly wets ticks. During the flea season, retreat every 3-4 weeks if necessary. Kills fleas, ticks and lice on dogs and provides up to 28 days protection from reinfestation. Sensitivities may occur after using ANY pesticide product on 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. Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, pregnant or nursing animals or animals on medication.

DOG’S SLEEPING QUARTERS: Spray around baseboards, windows, door frames, wall cracks and localized areas of floors. The pet’s bedding areas should be sprayed. Spray old bedding or replace with fresh bedding.

USE AS A PREMISE SPRAY: Kills insects on contact such as: Carpenter Bees, American Cockroaches, Asian Cockroaches, Australian Cockroaches, Brown Banded Cockroaches, German Cockroaches, Oriental Cockroaches, Smokey Brown Cockroaches, Black Widow Spiders, Cellar Spiders, Fire Ants, Carpenter Ants, Pharaoh Ants, Foraging Ants, Grain Mites, Clover Mites, Beetles (including Carpet, Flat Grain, Flour, Cigarette, Confused Flour, Drugstore, Lesser Grain Borer, Merchant Grain, Sawtoothed Grain, Warehouse, Red Flour, Ground, Elm Leaf and Rice Weevils), Palmetto Bugs, Water Bugs, Cadelles, Indian Meal Worms, Sowbugs, Boxelder Bugs, Earwigs, Pillbugs, Firebrats, Silverfish, Clothes Moths, Booklice, Centipedes, Millipedes, Crickets, Scorpions, flying moths (including Almond, Chocolate, Tobacco, Indian Meal and Angoumois Grain and other flying moths). Spray in areas where insects congregate. Apply at a rate of 32 oz. per 250 sq. ft. Direct spray to contact insects for rapid knockdown and kill. Spray around door facings and screens to render area unattractive to insects. This will help to repel insects and prevent entrance into building.

Storage And Disposal

Pesticide Storage: Store in a cool, dry (preferably locked) place that is away from heat or open flame, in an area that is protected from freezing (above 32°F) and is also inaccessible to children and animals.

Pesticide Disposal And Container Handling: Refillable container. Refill this container with pesticide only. Do not reuse this container for any other purpose. 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.

Precautionary Statements


Absorbine UltraShield EX Insecticide & Repellent Caution

Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes or clothing. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum or using tobacco. Remove contaminated clothing and wash clothing before reuse.

Environmental Hazards

This pesticide is extremely toxic to aquatic organisms, including fish and aquatic invertebrates. To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or run off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters or surface waters. Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treated area. Do not apply directly to or near water. Drift and run-off from treated areas may be hazardous to fish in water adjacent to treated areas. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment wash-water or rinsate. See Directions for Use for additional precautions and requirements. This pesticide is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment or residues on blooming crops or weeds. Do not apply this product to allow it to drift to blooming crops if bees are visiting the treatment area.

Physical & Chemical Hazards

Combustible. Do not use or store near heat or open flame.

First Aid

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.

• Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.

Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment. For additional information on this pesticide product (including health concerns, medical emergencies or pesticide concerns), you may call 1-800-628-9653, at any time.



Distributed by: W. F. Young, Inc., 302 Benton Drive, E. Longmeadow, MA 01028


Made in U.S.A.

EPA Reg. No. 1543-15

EPA Est. No. 7401-TX-01


The Horse World’s Most Trusted Name®

Net Contents:


32 fl oz. (946 mL) sprayer

SP RM 346153-7

1 GALLON (3.8 L) bottle

RM 346203-3, RM 346204-7

CPN: 1099039.3

Telephone:   413-526-9999
Order Desk:   800-628-9653
Fax:   413-526-8990
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