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Repel-X Insecticide & Repellent

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Repel-X Insecticide & Repellent

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Farnam

Ready To Use

Kills and Repels: Six Fly Species, Ticks, Gnats and Mosquitoes

For Use on Horses, Dogs and Their Premises

Active Ingredients



Piperonyl Butoxide*








* (butylcarbityl) (6-propylpiperonyl) ether and related compounds

** (3-phenoxyphenyl) methyl (+/-) cis/trans 3- (2,2 dichloroethenyl) 2, 2-dimethyl cyclopropane carboxylate. cis/trans ratio: min. 35% (+/-) cis and max 65% (+/-) trans


Repel-X Insecticide & Repellent Caution



Precautionary Statements


Repel-X Insecticide & Repellent Caution

Harmful if absorbed through skin. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. All handlers must wear long sleeved shirt and long pants, socks and shoes. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

For external use only. Do not use on animals under three months of age or on sick, old, debilitated or medicated pets. Do not apply to horses or foals intended for slaughter. Do Not Use on Cats. 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.

First Aid


● 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. In case of medical emergency, you may call 1-800-234-2269 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Environmental Hazards

This pesticide is extremely toxic to aquatic organisms, including fish and invertebrates. To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or run off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters or surface waters. Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area.

This pesticide is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment on blooming crops or weeds. Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops or weeds while bees are foraging the treatment area.


Do not use this product in or on electrical equipment due to the possibility of shock hazard.

KILLS AND REPELS: Stable flies, horse flies, face flies, deer flies, house flies, horn flies, mosquitoes, gnats, ticks, fleas, chiggers, and lice.

Directions For Use

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


Remove animals prior to treatment. Allow treated surfaces to dry before allowing animals back into quarters treated with this product. Do not apply directly to any animals destined for milking or slaughter.

Do not use on foals under 3 months of age.

Do not contaminate water, feed or foodstuffs, milk or milking utensils.

For use as a surface spray:

● Do not apply as a broadcast treatment to indoor surfaces at residential sites such as nurseries, daycare centers, schools, hospitals and nursing homes.

● Do not apply this product in a way that will contact adults, children, or pets either directly or through drift. Remove pets, birds, and cover fish aquariums before use.

● Do not allow adults, children, or pets to enter until sprays have dried.

FOR HORSES USE FULL STRENGTH: This non-oily insecticide repellent may be applied with a trigger spray applicator, or as a wipe. Kills and repels stable flies, horse flies, face flies, deer flies, house flies, horn flies, mosquitoes, gnats, ticks, fleas, chiggers, and lice. Apply at a maximum rate of 1 ounce per hundred pounds of weight. Do not spray to the point of run-off.

DIRECTIONS FOR TRIGGER SPRAY USE: Remove excess dirt and dust. Apply light spray mist to coat while brushing lightly against lay of the hair. Avoid spray in eyes and mucous membranes. Apply with sponge or cloth to those areas.

DIRECTIONS FOR WIPE-ON USE: Thoroughly brush horse to remove excess dirt and dust. Extremely dirty horses should be shampooed, rinsed and allowed to dry before applying wipe. Use a sponge, clean soft cloth, or mitt. Apply liberally over areas to be protected. Pay special attention to legs, belly, shoulders, neck, and facial areas. Avoid eyes and mucous membranes.

TO KILL AND REPEL FLYING INSECTS IN ANIMAL QUARTERS: Use this product in horse and cattle (beef and dairy) barns, milk houses, poultry houses, swine quarters, kennels, outbuildings, pens and shelters to kill and repel stable flies, horse flies, face flies, deer flies, house flies, horn flies, mosquitoes, gnats, ticks (including deer ticks), fleas, chiggers, and lice. Apply undiluted as a surface spray. Surface Spraying: Use a good sprayer adjusted to deliver a coarse wet spray. Apply as a coarse wet spray using 1 pint per 1,000 square feet. Direct the spray wherever flies congregate or alight, until surfaces are moistened. Treat around doorways, feed storage rooms, alleyways and windowsills.

Repeat treatment daily, or at intervals needed to give adequate protection

FLEAS AND TICKS ON DOGS: Start spraying at the animal’s head, avoiding the eyes and mouth as you spray. Make sure the animal’s entire body is covered including the legs, underbody and tail. While spraying, fluff the hair so that the spray will penetrate to the skin. Make sure spray wets thoroughly. Avoid contact with genitalia. Apply at the rate of 1 or 2 squeezes of the trigger sprayer per pound of body weight. For larger dogs, spray until damp, not saturated. Do not allow animals to become chilled. Reapply as needed, but not more than once per day. Do not use on puppies under three months of age. Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, medicated, pregnant, or nursing animals. DO NOT USE ON CATS. Sensitization may occur after using any pesticide product for pets. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your dog with mild soap and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs continue, consult a veterinarian immediately.

PET AREAS: Not to be used for broadcast treatment. To control fleas and brown dog ticks on premises: as a spot treatment, directly spray infested areas, pet beds, resting quarters, nearby cracks and crevices, along and behind baseboards, moldings, window and door frames, and local areas of floor and floor covering. Fresh bedding should be placed in animal’s quarters following treatment. Concurrent treatment of animals is recommended. Reapply every day.


Do not contaminate water, food, or feed by storage or disposal. PESTICIDE STORAGE: Store in a cool, dry (preferably locked) area that is inaccessible to children and pets and away from heat, sparks, or open flames. Store pesticides away from food, pet food, feed, seed, fertilizers, and veterinary supplies. PESTICIDE DISPOSAL AND CONTAINER HANDLING: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. If empty: Place in trash or 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.

Farnam - Your Partner in Horse Care

EPA Reg. No. 270-294

EPA Est. No. 2724-TX-1

Manufactured for: FARNAM COMPANIES, INC., 1501 East Woodfield Road, 200W, Schaumburg, IL 60173

In case of emergency or for product use information, call 800-234-2269

©2008, 2010, 2016, 2017 Farnam Companies, Inc.

Repel-X, Farnam with design and Your Partner in Horse Care are trademarks of Farnam Companies, Inc.

Net Contents

Product Code:



1 Qt (.946 L)




CPN: 1000029.3

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