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Adams Plus Breakaway Flea & Tick Collar for Cats & Kittens

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Adams Plus Breakaway Flea & Tick Collar for Cats & Kittens

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Farnam


Up to 8 Month Flea Protection




flea eggs

Active Ingredients

Propoxur (CAS #114-26-1)


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







Adams Plus Breakaway Flea & Tick Collar for Cats & Kittens Caution



Directions For Use

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

1. Buckle collar around cat’s neck. Thread flat end of the collar through buckle hole and tighten as necessary, so that at least 2 ridges are covered by the buckle. Since the plastic buckle is molded into the collar, the possibility of neck irritation and buckle failure is reduced. Fit collar snug enough to prevent placement of the cat’s leg or lower jaw through the collar, yet loose enough to be rotated about the neck. 2. Leave 1-2 extra inches on the length of the collar for adjustment, cut off excess, and dispose of in trash. 3. Check periodically and adjust fit if necessary, especially when kittens are rapidly growing. 4. For Fleas: Replace in 8 months or sooner if needed. For Ticks: Replace in 6 months or sooner if needed. To release the collar, squeeze buckle between thumb and finger and pull sharply. Collar does not need replacement if cat becomes wet.

UNIQUE FEATURE: This collar is designed to stretch under the weight of an average sized adult cat. It helps the cat to free itself (“breakaway”) if the collar gets snagged on a fixed object. If the collar is fitted improperly, so that it is loose enough for a cat to work the collar over its leg or jaw, this release feature may not stretch adequately to allow the extra room necessary for the cat to free itself.

To minimize flea infestation use appropriate products to:

1. Treat the pet. 2. Treat the indoor environment, especially where pets spend time resting. 3. Treat the outdoor environment when necessary. 4. Only use EPA-registered products that are labeled for these uses.

STORAGE and DISPOSAL: Collar should be left in place once fitted on cat. If collar is temporarily removed, do not set it on wood or other surfaces. Storage: Store in original unopened package away from children. Disposal: Do not reuse container or collar. Dispose of in trash. If collar is temporarily removed, wrap in paper or plastic; do not allow children to have access to collar.


For Fleas: 1. This ADAMS™ Plus BreakAway® Flea & Tick Collar for Cats & Kittens is designed to kill adult fleas and flea eggs. 2. Protection against fleas and flea eggs will be achieved within 48 hours, providing continuous protection for up to 8 months. 3. Replace collar every 8 months or sooner if needed.

For Ticks: 1. Protection against adult and immature ticks will be achieved within a few days, providing continuous protection for up to 6 months. 2. Adult ticks will be killed over the entire pet. Dead ticks will fall off or may be easily removed. 3. Replace collar every 6 months or sooner if needed.

PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS - HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS-CAUTION: Do not get dust or collar in mouth. Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through skin. Do not get dust in eyes, will cause temporary constriction of the pupils*. The dust released by this collar is a cholinesterase inhibitor. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. NOTICE: This product contains propoxur, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.

Humans: Do not open package until ready to use. Do not allow children to play with this collar. Pesticidal dust will form on this collar during storage. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling collar.

Animals: Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, medicated, pregnant, or nursing cats. Do not use on kittens under 12 weeks of age. Do not use this product on cats simultaneously or within 30 days before or after treatment with or exposure to cholinesterase inhibiting** drugs or pesticides (e.g., carbaryl, etc.). However, flea and tick collars may be immediately replaced. When collar is first worn, observe neck area every few days for irritation. Remove collar at the first sign of irritation or adverse reaction. Sensitivities may occur after using ANY pesticide product for pets. If signs of sensitivity occur, remove collar and bathe your cat with mild soap and rinse with large amounts of water.

First Aid

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

If Swallowed

Call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by the poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

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.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, CALL 1-800-234-2269 OR A POISON CONTROL CENTER. Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor or going for treatment.

NOTE TO PHYSICIAN/VETERINARIAN: Contains an N-methyl carbamate that inhibits cholinesterase. *Atropine is antidotal only if symptoms of cholinesterase inhibition are present.

To the extent consistent with applicable law, Seller makes no warranty, expressed or implied, concerning the use of this product other than indicated on the label. Buyer assumes all risk of use and handling of this material when such use and handling are contrary to label instructions.

Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. For product information, call 1-800-234-2269.

**For information on cholinesterase inhibition please call our 800 number or consult your veterinarian.

EPA Reg. No. 2724-491-270 EPA Est. No. 2724-TX-1

CENTRAL Garden & Pet

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

©2006, 2009 Farnam Companies, Inc.

Made in USA

BreakAway is a registered trademark of Wellmark International.

Adams is a licensed trademark of Farnam Companies, Inc.

Central Garden & Pet and its logo are trademarks of Central Garden & Pet Company.

Net Weight:

Product Code:



.37 OZ (10.5 g)




NAC No.: 10002281

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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