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Adams Flea & Tick Spot On for Cats (5 lbs & Over)

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Adams Flea & Tick Spot On for Cats (5 lbs & Over)

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Farnam

For Use Only on Cats & Kittens 5 LBS & OVER & 12 weeks of age or older

includes SMART SHIELD® applicator

Helps to prevent getting liquid on hands

Delivers Better Grip

Tip parts hair to help get down to the skin

Ergonomically contoured for easy handling

Closing applicator door automatically opens tube



deer ticks

flea eggs

flea larvae


Applicator Patent Pending

Active Ingredients

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


Etofenprox (CAS # 80844-07-1)









The Smart Shield® Applicator is specially designed to make applying flea and tick control easier, more precise - and neater - than ever before. You simply insert the appropriate tube for your cat/kitten into the applicator, close it and squeeze to apply. The applicator’s ergonomic, contoured shape makes it easy to grip and a built-in tip helps to spread the cat’s/kitten’s hair to allow the liquid to more readily reach the skin. The tube is sealed inside, so you can be confident that the liquid goes onto your cat/kitten - and not your hand.

Adams™ Flea & Tick Spot On® for Cats provides relief from flea infestations for up to 30 days by killing adult fleas and flea eggs on your cat or kitten.

This product is most effective when used as part of a total flea and tick management program. Use other Adams™ products registered for residential area control of these pests in conjunction with this treatment. Monthly treatments are required for optimal control and prevention of fleas.

The successive feeding activity of fleas on cats may elicit a hypersensitivity skin disorder known as flea allergy dermatitis (FAD). Treatment of cats with this product rapidly kills fleas and may reduce the incidence of this condition.

Directions For Use

It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Read and follow all directions and precautions on the product label.

USE RESTRICTIONS: This product contains one or 3 monthly dosages, each 0.061 fl oz. Do not apply more than once every month. Do not use more than one tube per cat. Do not use on kittens less than 12 weeks old. Do not get this product in your cat’s eyes or mouth. Do not allow your cat to ingest this product.

Adams™ Flea & Tick Spot On® for Cats works by application directly to the cat’s/kitten’s skin, not to the hair. When applying, use applicator device tip to push aside cat’s/kitten’s hair to allow direct application to the skin. Do not get this product in cat’s/kitten’s eyes or mouth.

For Use Only On Cats & Kittens 5 Lbs And Over Only

To apply this product, use one disposable liquid tube for each application with the applicator device. Do not use more than one vial per cat.

1. OPEN Use finger scoop to lift open red door.

2. LOAD To Load, place tube WHITE SIDE UP under the red tabs.

3. CLOSE Close the red door and the tube will snap open.

4. APPLY The cat/kitten should be standing for easy application. To apply, use tip to part hair and get next to cat’s/kitten’s skin at the base of the skull. Press square on red door and squeeze out the entire contents of the tube onto the cat’s/kitten’s skin.

Do not spread this product by hand over the cat/kitten. Do not bathe the cat/kitten within the first 24 hours after product has been applied. Households with more than one cat/kitten should prevent cats/kittens from grooming each other until solution has dried.

5. DISPOSE To dispose of empty tube, open red door and drop empty tube into trash or offer for recycling if available. Close applicator device door and store in original package.

6. RETREAT AFTER 30 DAYS Do not reapply product for 30 days. Do not treat more than once per month.

Note: Each package contains sufficient tubes for 1 or 3 applications.

Side Effects

Monitor your cat after application. Side effects may include signs of skin irritation such as redness, scratching, or other signs of discomfort. Gastrointestinal signs such as vomiting or diarrhea have also been reported. If these or other side effects occur, consult your veterinarian or call 800-234-2269.

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL: Storage: Store in a cool, dry (preferably locked) area away from children and animals. Do not store unused tubes separately from their packaging. Liquid Tube Disposal: If empty: Do not reuse empty tube. 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


HAZARD TO HUMANS: Repeated exposure to etofenprox can cause skin irritation.

HAZARDS TO DOMESTIC ANIMALS: For External Use on Cats Only. Do not use on kittens weighing less than 5 pounds. Do not use on kittens less than 12 weeks old. Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, pregnant or nursing animals. Certain medications can interact with pesticides. Consult a veterinarian before using on medicated 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.


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.

In case of emergency or for product information, call 800-234-2269 or contact your veterinarian if your cat/kitten is experiencing an adverse event.

EPA Reg. No. 2724-813-270

EPA Est. No. 2724-TX-1

Manufactured for: FARNAM COMPANIES, INC., P.O. Box 34820, Phoenix, AZ 85067-4820

©2011, 2012, 2014 Farnam Companies, Inc.

Central Garden & Pet and Central Garden & Pet with design are trademarks of Central Garden & Pet Company.

Spot On is a registered trademark of Wellmark International.

Smart Shield and Smart Shield with design are trademarks of Farnam Companies, Inc.

All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Applicator US Patents Pending

CENTRAL Garden & Pet

Net Contents:

Product Code:



One 0.061 fl oz (1.8 cc tube)
1 Month Supply





0.183 fl oz total
(Three 0.061 fl oz/1.8 cc tubes)
3 Months Supply






CPN: 1000362.3

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