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EFFITIX PLUS Topical Solution for Dogs (23-44.9 lbs)

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EFFITIX PLUS Topical Solution for Dogs (23-44.9 lbs)

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Company: Virbac

FOR USE ONLY ON DOGS AND PUPPIES 8 WEEKS OLD OR OLDER WEIGHING 23-44.9 LBS.

For convenient, quick-acting, long-lasting, effective control of fleas, flea eggs, flea pupae, flea larvae, ticks, mosquitoes, and lice.

● Easy and convenient application

● Stops existing infestations and prevents establishment of new infestations of fleas and ticks

● Starts working on contact

● Fleas do not have to bite to die

● Waterproof for up to four weeks

● Long-lasting flea, flea egg, flea pupae, flea larvae, tick and mosquito control for your dog

● Prevents reinfestation for one month

● Remains effective even after bathing, water immersion, or exposure to rain or sunlight

● Kills fleas that may transmit bartonellosis, tularemia, and tapeworm

● Kills fleas that may cause Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD) or flea-bite anemia

● Repels and inhibits blood-feeding by biting flies and mosquitoes

● Kills and repels all stages of Brown dog ticks, American dog ticks, Lone Star ticks, and Deer ticks that may transmit Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, and anaplasmosis

● Kills mosquitoes that may transmit heartworm disease

● Kills lice and aids in the control of mites that may cause sarcoptic mange

● Prevents and controls lice infestations

● Quick drying, non-greasy

EFFITIX® PLUS Topical Solution for Dogs contains the active ingredients fipronil, permethrin, and pyriproxyfen, which control infestations caused by fleas, flea eggs, flea pupae, flea larvae, ticks and lice; repel against biting flies, and repel and kill mosquitoes.

Active Ingredients

Fipronil

6.0%

Permethrin*

44.8%

Pyriproxyfen

1.8%

OTHER INGREDIENTS

47.4%

TOTAL

100.0%

*cis/trans ratio: maximum 55% (±) cis and minimum 45% (±) trans

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

EFFITIX PLUS Topical Solution for Dogs (23-44.9 lbs) Caution

READ ENTIRE LABEL BEFORE EACH USE

DO NOT USE ON CATS - MAY BE FATAL.

Keep cats away from treated dogs for 24 hours.

If applied to a cat or ingested by a cat, contact your veterinarian immediately.

PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS

HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS

HAZARDS TO HUMANS

EFFITIX PLUS Topical Solution for Dogs (23-44.9 lbs) Caution

Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through the skin. Causes eye irritation. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet.

HAZARDS TO DOMESTIC ANIMALS

For external use on dogs ONLY.

Do not use on dogs or puppies less than 8 weeks of age, weighing less than 23 lbs. Individual sensitivities, while rare, may occur after using ANY pesticide product. Dogs may experience some temporary irritation at the site of product application. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your dog with mild soap or shampoo and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs continue, contact a veterinarian immediately. If your dog has an unusual reaction to the initial application, consult a veterinarian before repeating application. Certain medications can interact with pesticides. Consult a veterinarian before using on medicated, debilitated, aged, pregnant or nursing dogs, or dogs known to be sensitive to pesticide products.

FIRST AID

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 a poison control center or doctor.

● Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

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.

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 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 human and veterinary health concerns, medical emergencies or pesticide incidents), you may call 1-800-338-3659, twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.

Side effects

Monitor your dog 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 contact Virbac at 1-800-338-3659.

Directions For Use

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

FOR EXTERNAL USE ON DOGS AND PUPPIES ONLY. For use ONLY on DOGS and PUPPIES 8 weeks old or older, weighing at least 23 lbs. TO PREVENT HARM TO YOU AND YOUR DOG, READ ENTIRE LABEL AND DIRECTIONS BEFORE EACH USE. FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS AND PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS CAREFULLY. Weigh your dog to be sure you are applying the right dose formulated for the weight of your dog. Overdosing your dog can result in serious illness. If your dog is exhibiting signs of and/or is being treated for skin problems, talk to your veterinarian before applying any topical flea and tick control product.

RESTRICTIONS: Do not use on dogs or puppies less than 8 weeks of age, weighing less than 23 lbs. Do not allow children to apply product. DO NOT USE ON CATS OR RABBITS. DO NOT USE ON OTHER ANIMALS. Do not allow your dog to ingest this product. Do not split applicators between dogs. Do not apply more than one applicator to one dog per treatment regardless of the dog’s weight. Do not apply more often than once every 30 days. Do not allow contact with treated area until completely dry. Do not bathe your dog within the first 24 hours after the product has been applied.

To repel and kill fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes; to kill flea eggs, pupae and larvae, lice, and to aid in control of mites; to repel and prevent blood-feeding by biting flies; apply as follows:

APPLICATION DIRECTIONS

1. Remove one applicator from packaging. Hold applicator upright and remove cap.

2. Invert cap and place other end back onto applicator tip. Push cap down to break seal. Remove cap prior to treatment application.

3. Part dog’s hair until skin is visible. Place applicator tip directly against exposed skin.

3b. For use only on medium dogs and puppies 8 weeks old or older weighing 23 to 44.9 lbs. Apply the product evenly to three spots on the dog’s back, starting between the shoulder blades and continuing on to the second and third spots as shown in diagram 3b, squeezing the applicator until empty.

Ensure that EFFITIX® PLUS Topical Solution for Dogs is not applied superficially on dog’s hair.

FREQUENCY OF APPLICATION

Fleas, flea eggs, flea pupae, flea larvae, ticks, and lice infestations can be controlled with monthly applications of EFFITIX® PLUS Topical Solution for Dogs. Biting flies and mosquitoes are also repelled by EFFITIX® PLUS Topical Solution for Dogs.

Fleas: Kills adult fleas within 6 hours and lasts for up to three months against adult fleas, flea eggs and flea larvae. Apply monthly if your dog has fleas that may cause flea allergy dermatitis (FAD), or if reinfestation is likely.

Ticks: Kills ticks for up to a month. Apply monthly where tick control is consistently needed.

Lice: Kills biting and chewing lice for up to a month. Apply monthly where lice control is consistently needed.

Mites: Aids in the control of mite infestations that may cause sarcoptic mange.

Biting flies and Mosquitoes: When applied monthly, prevents blood-feeding by and repels biting flies and mosquitoes for up to 4 weeks. Kills mosquitoes for up to four weeks.

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL

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

PESTICIDE STORAGE: Keep this product in its tightly closed original container. Store in a cool, dry (preferably locked) area that is inaccessible to children and animals.

PESTICIDE DISPOSAL AND CONTAINER HANDLING: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. If empty: Place in trash or offer for recycling. If partially filled: Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.

LIMITED WARRANTY AND DISCLAIMER

VIRBAC warrants this product only if it is used, stored and handled in accordance with the label instructions. The buyers and users are solely responsible for all risks of use and handling of this product when such use and handling are contrary to or differ from the label instructions. To the extent permitted by applicable law, any damages arising from a breach of this warranty shall be limited to direct damages only and shall not include any type of consequential damages.

EPA Reg. No. 2382-192

EPA Est. No. 2382-FRA-1

Virbac AH, Inc., PO Box 162059, Fort Worth, TX 76161

1-800-338-3659

Made in France

Questions or comments? Call: 1-800-338-3659

4/13/17

© 2017 Virbac Corporation. All Rights Reserved. EFFITIX is a registered trademark of Virbac S.A.

NET CONTENTS: 0.204 fl oz (6.0 mL), 3-0.068 fl oz (2.0 mL) applicators

CPN: 1023156.0

VIRBAC AH, INC.
Virbac Corporation

P.O. BOX 162059, FORT WORTH, TX, 76161
Telephone:   817-831-5030
Order Desk:   800-338-3659
Fax:   817-831-8327
Website:   https://us.virbac.com/
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