Hartz First Defense Topical Treatment for Cats & KittensThis page contains information on Hartz First Defense Topical Treatment for Cats & Kittens for veterinary use.
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Hartz First Defense Topical Treatment for Cats & KittensThis treatment applies to the following species:
FOR USE ONLY ON CATS & KITTENS 8 WEEKS AND OLDER
Contains Fipronil, the active ingredient used in Frontline Top Spot®
Fleas, Ticks, Chewing Lice
Prevents and controls re-infestation
fast acting - long lasting - waterproof
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
Hartz First Defense Topical Treatment for Cats & Kittens Caution
Hartz® First Defense™ is not manufactured by or distributed by Merial. Frontline® Top Spot® is a registered trademark of Merial.
Directions For Use
It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Do not allow children to apply product. TO PREVENT HARM TO YOU AND YOUR PET READ ENTIRE LABEL AND DIRECTIONS BEFORE EACH USE. FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS AND PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS CAREFULLY. DO NOT USE ON RABBITS, DOGS, PUPPIES OR OTHER ANIMALS. DO NOT EXCEED RECOMMENDED DOSAGE AMOUNT FOR CATS. DO NOT ALLOW YOUR CAT TO INGEST THIS PRODUCT.
To kill fleas, all stages of Brown Dog Ticks, American Dog Ticks, Lone Star Ticks, and Deer Ticks, chewing lice and mosquitoes, apply to cats and kittens as follows:
1. Remove one applicator tube from the package and hold in an upright position pointed away from your face.
2. Twist dispensing tip clockwise about 1/2 turn while pushing down to break the applicator’s seal. On not remove the dispensing tip,
3. Position the dispensing tip on the cat’s back between the shoulder blades. Use the dispensing tip of the tube to part the cat’s hair so that the product will be applied at skin level. Squeeze applicator, applying entire contents in a single spot on the animal’s skin. Separate treated cat from other pets for 24 hours after treatment has been applied.
4. Reapply once per month.
Hartz® First Defense™ contains Fipronil. Fipronil collects In the oils of the skin and hair follicles, and continues to be released from hair follicles onto the skin and coat, resulting in long-lasting activity against fleas, ticks, chewing lice and mosquitoes.
Hartz® First Defense™ can be used for the treatment and control of mosquitoes, and flea, tick and chewing lice infestations on breeding, pregnant and lactating queens.
Controls Flea and Tick infestations on cats for30 days. Provides fast effective and convenient treatment and control of fleas, ticks, chewing lice and mosquitoes for cats and kittens 8 weeks or older.
With a monthly application of Hartz® First Defense™ kills mosquitoes within 24 hours for up to 14 days and within 48 hours for up to 28 days.
Hartz® First Defense™ remains effective even after bathing, water immersion, or exposure to sunlight. Avoid contact with treated area until dry. Do not reapply Hartz® First Defense™ for 30 days.
HAZARDS TO HUMANS. CAUTION.
Harmful if swallowed. Causes eye irritation. Wash 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 only. Do not use on kittens under 8 weeks of age. 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. Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, pregnant or nursing animals. Call 1-800-275-1414 for 24-hour assistance.
Physical Or Chemical Hazards
COMBUSTIBLE: Do not use or store near heat or open flame.
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 1-800-275-1414 for human and veterinary health concerns, emergency medical treatment information or pesticide incidents.
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 or advice.
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 1-800-275-1414.
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, when not in use. Store in a cool, dry (preferably locked) area that is inaccessible to children and animals.
PESTICIDE DISPOSAL: Wastes resulting from the use of this product may be disposed of on site or at an approved waste disposal facility.
CONTAINER DISPOSAL: Non-refillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. 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.
EPA Reg. No. 2596-164
EPA Est. No. 2596-OH-1
For more information call our experts at 1-800-275-1414.
Hartz® and other trademarks are trademarks of The Hartz Mountain Corporation.
Made by The Hartz Mountain Corporation, 400 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ 07094
Contains 3 Tubes, each 0.017 fl. oz. (0.5 ml)
400 PLAZA DRIVE, SECAUCUS, NJ, 07094-3688
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