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Adams Flea & Tick Carpet Spray

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Adams Flea & Tick Carpet Spray

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Farnam

- 7 month protection

- Covers 1000 square feet



flea eggs

flea larvae








carpet beetles


Active Ingredients

(S)-Methoprene (CAS #65733-16-6)


Etofenprox (CAS # 80844-07-1)


Prallethrin (CAS # 23031-36-9)


N-octyl Bicycloheptene Dicarboximide (CAS #113-48-4)


Other Ingredients




Keep Out Of Reach Of Children

Adams Flea & Tick Carpet Spray Caution

EPA Reg. No. 2724-809-270

EPA Est. No. 11623-GA-1

Adams™ Flea & Tick Carpet Spray kills adult fleas, hatching flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks, roaches, ants, waterbugs, silverfish, crickets, spiders, sowbugs, and carpet beetles. It contains an Insect Growth Regulator (IGR) along with other ingredients to kill the adult fleas and prevent flea larvae from developing into biting adults. Reaches the hiding places of the flea: rugs, carpets, drapes, pet bedding, upholstery and furniture. Protects the household from a buildup of fleas and reinfestation. One treatment protects for 7 months. For best results, use Adams™ spray together with other Adams™ products for complete control of fleas and ticks.

Precautionary Statements - Hazards To Humans And Domestic Animals - Caution

Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet. Repeated exposure to etofenprox can cause skin irritation.

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 further treatment advice.

Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment. You may also contact 1-800-234-2269 for emergency medical treatment information.

Physical And Chemical Hazards

Contents under pressure. Do not use or store near heat or open flame. Do not puncture or incinerate. Exposure to temperatures above 130° F may cause bursting. Do not smoke while using this product. Do not allow product to freeze.

Directions For Use

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


General Precautions And Restrictions

Do not allow adults, children, or pets to enter the treated area until sprays have dried.

Do not wet articles to point of runoff or drip. Do not use treated article until spray has 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.

To apply at the maximum rate, spray for 12 seconds to cover a 5 ft X 10 ft area.

Shake Well Before Use

This Product Is Not For Use On Humans Or Pets.

Do not apply this product in a way that will contact adults, children, or pets either directly or through drift. Remove pets, birds, and cover fish aquariums before spraying.


Thoroughly vacuum all carpeting, upholstered furniture, along baseboards, under furniture, and in closets. Seal vacuum bag and dispose of in trash outdoors. One can treats 1000 square feet. Remove protective cap. Make a test application to upholstery or drapery fabrics in an inconspicuous place before use. Spray Adams™ Flea & Tick Carpet Spray from 2 feet to 3 feet away from surface being treated. Apply with a smooth back-and-forth motion to carpets, drapes, rugs, and upholstered furniture. A fine mist spray that is evenly applied will do the job properly. Do not spray wood furniture, floors, or trim as water spotting may occur. Repeat treatment as necessary to control fleas and ticks.

Apply Directly To Exposed Insects - Roaches, Ants, Spiders, Crickets, Waterbugs, Silverfish, Sowbugs, And Carpet Beetles

Spray areas where these pests are found or may hide, including dark corners of rooms and closets, cracks and crevices, along baseboards and door sills and frames, behind sinks, stoves, refrigerators, and cabinets, and around garbage cans, plumbing and other utility installations. Directly spray pests driven out of hiding places. Spray ant trails, nests, and points of entry. Repeat as necessary.

On Pet Bedding

Treat pet bedding and resting places. Apply a uniform application of Adams™ Flea & Tick Carpet Spray to nearby cracks and crevices, along and behind baseboards, window and door sills, and localized areas of floors where fleas or ticks may be present as these are primary hiding places for fleas. Pet bedding does not need to be removed after treatment.

Indoor Kennels

Remove Pets Before Spraying.

Spray Adams™ Flea & Tick Carpet Spray from 2 feet to 3 feet away from surface being treated. Apply with a smooth back-and-forth motion. A fine mist spray that is evenly applied will do the job properly. Repeat treatment as necessary to control fleas and ticks.

Storage And Disposal


Do not store near heat or open flame. Store in cool, dry area away from children.

Container Disposal

Do Not Puncture or Incinerate!

If Empty

Place in trash or offer for recycling if available.

If Partly Filled

Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions.

For information, or in case of an emergency, call 1-800-234-2269.

Contains no CFC or other ozone-depleting substances. Federal regulations prohibit CFC propellants in aerosols.

Seller warrants that this product conforms to the chemical specifications expressed on the label. To the extent consistent with applicable law, Seller makes no other warranties and disclaims all other warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability and fitness for the intended purpose. To the extent consistent with applicable law, seller’s liability for default, breach, or failure under the label shall be limited to the amount of the purchase price. To the extent consistent with applicable law, Seller shall have no liability for consequential damages.

For information or in an emergency call 1-800-234-2269.

CENTRAL Garden & Pet

Manufactured for: FARNAM PET PRODUCTS, A Division of Farnam Companies, Inc., P.O. Box 34820, Phoenix, AZ 85067-4820

©2009, 2011 Farnam Companies, Inc.

Farnam and the Farnam design are trademarks of Farnam Companies, Inc. Central Garden & Pet and the Central Garden & Pet design are trademarks of Central Garden & Pet Company. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Net Contents:

Product Code#



16 oz (454 g)




Nac No.

301 WEST OSBORN ROAD, P.O. BOX 34820, PHOENIX, AZ, 85013-3928
Telephone:   602-285-1660
Toll-Free:   800-234-2269
Fax:   602-207-2183
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