Skip to main content

Buzz Off Insecticide

This page contains information on Buzz Off Insecticide for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
  • Buzz Off Insecticide Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Buzz Off Insecticide
  • Direction and dosage information for Buzz Off Insecticide

Buzz Off Insecticide

This treatment applies to the following species:


Company: Bayer Animal Health

Concentrated insecticide for Horses.

Controls lice, flies and ticks.


Permethrin (CAS No. 52645-53-1)


Piperonyl Butoxide Technical (CAS No. 51-03-6)






*Contains Petroleum Distillate

EPA Reg. No. 11556-170

EPA Est. No. 264-MO-3


Buzz Off Insecticide Caution

Precautionary Statements


Buzz Off Insecticide Caution

Harmful if absorbed through the skin. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Remove contaminated clothing and wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.


If on skin or clothing:

● Take off contaminated clothing.

● Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes.

● 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. You may also contact 1-800-422-9874 for emergency medical treatment information.


Contains petroleum distillate - vomiting may cause aspiration pneumonia.

Environmental Hazards

This pesticide is extremely toxic to fish and other aquatic invertebrates. Do not apply directly to water. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment washwaters.

Physical Or Chemical Hazards

Do not use or store near heat or open flame. - KEEP CONTAINER SEALED WHEN NOT IN USE.

Directions For Use

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

IMPORTANT: This is a highly concentrated formulation. Use only with an accurate measuring container or applicator.

EXCEPT FOR BACK RUBBER / READY TO USE - No dilution necessary.

Apply To:

Target Pests:

Application Instructions:

Horses and Foals

Stable Flies, Deer Flies, Horn Flies, Face Flies, House Flies, Eye Gnats, Lice and Ticks. Aids in the control of Horse Flies, Mosquitoes and Black Flies.

Pour-on: Do not use this application method on foals. After riding or exercise, pour 8 mL to 16 mL per animal along back and down the face of MATURE horses, being careful to avoid the eyes. Repeat treatment as needed, but not more than every two weeks.

Wipe-On: Apply 8 mL to 16 mL. Dampen an applicator mitt, cloth or toweling (Turkish). Rub over hair with special attention to the legs, shoulders, neck and facial areas where flies tend to congregate. Avoid the eyes. Repeat treatment as needed, but not more than once every two weeks.

Ready-To-Use Spray: Use after riding or exercising. Apply 8 mL to 16 mL undiluted in a mist sprayer per animal. Apply directly to ticks. Repeat treatment as needed, but not more than once every two weeks.

Apply To:

Target Pests:

Application Instructions:

Horse Premises

House Flies, Stable Flies, Face Flies, Gnats, Mosquitoes, Black Flies, Fleas, Little House Flies (Fannia spp.).

Aids in control of Cockroaches, Ants, Spiders and Crickets.

Ready-To-Use Spot or Premise Spray: Use undiluted in a mist sprayer. Apply directly to surface to leave a residual insecticidal coating, paying particular attention to areas where insects crawl or alight.

500 mL will treat approximately 7,200 square feet.

Special Note:

BUZZ OFF™ is an oil-base, ready-to-use product that may leave an oily appearance on the hair coat of some animals.

BUZZ OFF™ should be used in an integrated pest management system which may involve repeat treatments and the use of other pest control practices.


Keep container sealed when not in use. Do not store near food or feed.

PESTICIDE DISPOSAL: Waste resulting from the use of this product may be disposed of on site or at an approved waste disposal facility.

CONTAINER DISPOSAL: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Triple rinse (or equivalent) promptly after emptying. Triple rinse as follows: Empty the remaining contents into application equipment or a mix tank and drain for 10 seconds after the flow begins to drip. Fill the container 1/4 full with water and recap. Shake for 10 seconds. Pour rinsate into application equipment or a mix tank or store rinsate for later use or disposal. Drain for 10 seconds after the flow begins to drip. Repeat this procedure two more times. Offer for recycling, if available.


Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal.

Limited Warranty And Limitation Of Damages

Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division, warrants that this material conforms to the chemical description on the label. TO THE EXTENT CONSISTENT WITH APPLICABLE LAW, BAYER MAKES NO OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, INCLUDING ANY OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY, and no agent of Bayer is authorized to do so except in writing with a specific reference to this warranty. 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 profits or values, etc.

Conditions Of Sale

The directions on this label were determined through research to be appropriate for the correct use of this product. This product has been tested under different environmental conditions both indoors and outdoors similar to those that are ordinary and customary where the product is to be used. Insufficient control of pests or plant injury may result from the occurrence of extraordinary or unusual conditions, or from failure to follow label directions. In addition, failure to follow label directions may cause injury to animals, man, and damage to the environment. To the extent permitted by applicable law, Bayer offers, and the buyer accepts and uses, this product subject to the conditions that extraordinary or unusual environmental conditions, or failure to follow label directions are beyond the control of Bayer and are, therefore, the responsibility of the buyer.

NET CONTENTS: 1 Quart (.946 Liters)

Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division, P.O. Box 390, Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66201, U.S.A.

Bayer and the Bayer Cross are registered trademarks of Bayer.

Buzz Off is a trademark of Bayer.

80772092, R.0


Regulations for product use are established by country. Information contained on this site pertains only to the United States of America, and is not intended to provide adequate information for product use. Before using or dispensing any product, read and carefully observe the label directions.

Distributed by ELANCO US, INC.
Customer Service:   317-276-1262
Technical Service:   800-428-4441
THIS SERVICE AND DATA ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". DVMetrics assumes no liability, and each user assumes full risk, responsibility, and liability, related to its use of the DVMetrics service and data. See the Terms of Use for further details.

Copyright © 2023 Animalytix LLC. Updated: 2023-02-28