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EFFITIX Topical Solution for Dogs

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EFFITIX Topical Solution for Dogs

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Virbac

FOR USE ONLY ON DOGS 12 WEEKS OLD OR OLDER

For convenient, quick-acting, long-lasting, effective control of fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, lice and mites

● Easy and convenient application

● Stops existing infestations and prevents establishment of new infestations

● Prevents re-infestation for one month

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

● Kills newly emerged adult fleas prior to egg laying

● Kills fleas that may transmit diseases, including bartonellosis, tularemia, and tapeworm infestations

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

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

● Kills and repels mosquitoes

● Repels and prevents blood-feeding by biting flies

● Kills lice and aids in the control of mites

● Prevents and controls lice infestations

EFFITIX™ Topical Solution for Dogs contains the active ingredients fipronil and permethrin, which control infestations caused by fleas, ticks, lice, and aids in the control of mites; repel against biting flies and repel and kill mosquitoes.

DO NOT USE ON CATS-IF INGESTED BY A CAT THAT ACTIVELY GROOMS A RECENTLY TREATED DOG, THIS PRODUCT MAY HAVE SERIOUS HARMFUL EFFECTS. IF THIS OCCURS, CONTACT YOUR VETERINARIAN IMMEDIATELY.

Active Ingredients

Fipronil

6.01%

Permethrin*

44.88%

OTHER INGREDIENTS

49.11%

TOTAL

100.00%

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

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

EFFITIX Topical Solution for Dogs Caution

READ ENTIRE LABEL BEFORE EACH USE

PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS

HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS

HAZARDS TO HUMANS

Harmful if swallowed. 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 under 12 weeks of age. 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 pet with mild soap or shampoo and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs of sensitivity occur and persist, 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 animals 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 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.

You may also contact the Hotline number 1-800-338-3659 for human or veterinary health concerns, emergency medical treatment information or pesticide incidents.

Directions For Use

It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in any manner inconsistent with its labeling. Do not allow children to apply product. TO PREVENT HARM TO YOU AND YOUR DOG, READ ENTIRE LABEL AND DIRECTIONS BEFORE EACH USE. FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS AND PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS CAREFULLY. FOR EXTERNAL USE ON DOGS ONLY. DO NOT USE ON CATS OR RABBITS. DO NOT USE ON OTHER ANIMALS.

DO NOT USE ON CATS.

FOR EXTERNAL USE ON DOGS ONLY. Do not use on dogs under 12 weeks of age. Do not split tubes between dogs. Do not use multiple tubes on one dog. 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. Do not bathe your dog within the first 24 hours after the product has been applied. 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. Do not apply more often than once per month (every 30 days).

For use in DOGS (12 weeks old or older). To repel and kill fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes; aids in the control of mites; to repel and prevent blood feeding by biting flies. Apply monthly according to directions.

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.

3a. For small dogs 12 weeks old or older and up to 22.9 lbs: Deposit entire contents by squeezing the entire applicator contents onto dog’s skin, at a single site, between the shoulder blades as shown in diagram 3a.

3b. For medium dogs 23 to 44.9 lbs or large dogs 45 to 88.9 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.

3c. For extra large dogs 89 to 132 lbs: Apply the product evenly to four spots on the dog’s back, starting between the shoulder blades and continuing on to the second, third, and fourth spots as shown in diagram 3c, squeezing the applicator until empty.

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

FREQUENCY OF APPLICATION

Research has shown that flea, tick, (biting, and chewing) lice, and mite infestations can be controlled with monthly applications of EFFITIX™ Topical Solution for Dogs. Biting flies and mosquitoes are repelled by EFFITIX™ Topical Solution for Dogs.

Fleas: EFFITIX™ Topical Solution for Dogs can start killing adult fleas within 6 hours and lasts for up to three months. Apply monthly if your dog has fleas that may cause flea allergy dermatitis (FAD), or if re-infestation is likely.

Ticks: EFFITIX™ Topical Solution for Dogs can kill ticks for at least a month. Apply monthly where tick control is consistently needed.

Lice: EFFITIX™ Topical Solution for Dogs can kill, biting and chewing lice for a month or longer. Apply monthly where lice control is consistently needed.

Mites: When applied monthly, EFFITIX™ Topical Solution for Dogs aids in the control of mites.

Biting flies and Mosquitoes: When applied monthly, EFFITIX™ Topical Solution for Dogs kills and repels biting flies and mosquitoes for up to 4 weeks (one month). Kills mosquitoes for up to four weeks (one month).

Notes: Wait at least 30 days before re-application of EFFITIX™ Topical Solution for Dogs. Avoid contact with treated area until dry.

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL

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

Storage

Store unused product in original container only, out of reach of children and animals.

PESTICIDE/CONTAINER DISPOSAL: If empty: Nonrefillable. Do not reuse or refill this container. Offer for recycling, if available. 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.

How Supplied

For easy and convenient application, EFFITIX™ Topical Solution for Dogs is available in sizes for small dogs 12 weeks old or older and up to 22.9 lbs (0.034 fl oz/1.0 mL), medium dogs 23-44.9 lbs (0.068 fl oz/2.0 mL), large dogs 45-88.9 lbs (0.135 fl oz/4.0 mL), and extra large dogs 89-132 lbs (0.203 fl oz/6.0 mL).

Net Contents: 1, 3, 6, or 36 single-dose applicator(s) per package containing 1 mL, 2 mL, 4 mL, or 6 mL/0.034 fl oz, 0.068 fl oz, 0.135 fl oz, or 0.203 fl oz of solution.

EPA Reg. No. 2382-187

EPA Est. No. 2382-FRA-1

Virbac AH, INC., PO BOX 162059, FORT WORTH, TX 76161

1-800-338-3659

Made in France

EFFITIX is a trademark of Virbac S.A.

For use on dogs 12 weeks old or older weighing

up to 22.9 lbs

1 applicator 0.034 fl oz (1.0 mL)

83539701, 83539301

3 applicators 0.034 fl oz (1.0 mL)

83540201, 83539301

6 applicators 0.034 fl oz (1.0 mL)

83540701, 83539301

36 applicators 0.034 fl oz (1.0 mL)

83541201, 83539301

23 to 44.9 lbs

1 applicator 0.068 fl oz (2.0 mL)

83539801, 83575801

3 applicators 0.068 fl oz (2.0 mL)

83540301, 83575801

6 applicators 0.068 fl oz (2.0 mL)

83540801, 83575801

36 applicators 0.068 fl oz (2.0 mL)

83541301, 83575801

45 to 88.9 lbs

1 applicator 0.135 fl oz (4.0 mL)

83539901, 83576001

3 applicators 0.135 fl oz (4.0 mL)

83540401, 83576001

6 applicators 0.135 fl oz (4.0 mL)

83540901, 83576001

36 applicators 0.135 fl oz (4.0 mL)

83541401, 83576001

89 to 132 lbs

1 applicator 0.203 fl oz (6.0 mL)

83540001, 83576201

3 applicators 0.203 fl oz (6.0 mL)

83540501, 83576201

6 applicators 0.203 fl oz (6.0 mL)

83541001, 83576201

36 applicators 0.203 fl oz (6.0 mL)

83541501, 83576201

NAC No.: 10231270

VIRBAC ANIMAL HEALTH
Virbac Corporation

P.O. BOX 162059, FORT WORTH, TX, 76161
Telephone:   817-831-5030
Order Desk:   800-338-3659
Fax:   817-831-8327
Website:   www.virbacvet.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the EFFITIX Topical Solution for Dogs information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

Copyright © 2016 North American Compendiums. Updated: 2016-08-21

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