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Scratchex Flea and Tick Spray

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Scratchex Flea And Tick Spray

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Farnam

For Dogs & Cats

Kills Fleas Up To 14 Days, Ticks Up To 4 Days On Dogs, Kills Fleas & Ticks For Up To 9 Days On Cats

Kills ticks that can spread Lyme Disease

Active Ingredients

Pyrethrins (CAS# 8003-34-7)


Permethrin (CAS# 52645-53-1)


Related compounds






Keep Out Of Reach Of Children

Scratchex Flea and Tick Spray Caution

See below for precautionary statements

Read Entire Label Before Each Use

Use Only On Dogs Or Cats

Keeps On Killing Fleas & Ticks

Directions For Use

It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. It is good practice to apply product in an open, well-ventilated area and to wash hands after each use. Shake the container well before using. Hold the container upright during use. Spray the animal from a distance of 8-12 inches, moving the dispenser rapidly across the animal's coat, including the legs and under the body. Fluff the hair as you spray so that the spray reaches the fleas and ticks on the skin. DO NOT SATURATE. Reapply every week as needed.

Precautionary Statements

Hazards To Humans And Domestic Animals

Scratchex Flea and Tick Spray Caution

Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapors. Do not spray in eyes, face or on genitalia. Do not use on dogs or cats under 12 weeks of age. Avoid contact with the skin or clothing. Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, medicated, pregnant or nursing animals. 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

If Inhaled

Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably by mouth-to-mouth if possible. Call a poison control center or doctor for further 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.

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 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 the poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

In case of medical emergencies or health and safety inquiries, or in case of fire, leaking or damaged containers or for product use information, call 602-285-1660.

Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment.

Physical Or Chemical Hazards

Contents under pressure. Do not use or store near heat or open flame. Do not incinerate container. Exposure to temperatures above 130°F may cause bursting.

Storage And Disposal


Store in cool area away from heat and open flame.

Disposal: If Empty

Do not reuse this container. Place in trash or offer for recycling if available.

If Partly Filled

Call your local solid waste agency or call 1-800-CLEANUP for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.

EPA REG. NO. 270-335

EPA EST. NO. 11715-TN-1

Farnam Pet Products

For healthier, happier pets

Farnam Companies, Inc., Pet Products Division, P.O. Box 34820, Phoenix, AZ 85067-4820

For information, or in an emergency, call 1-800-234-2269.

Visit our Web site at

Made in U.S.A.

© 2003 Farnam Companies, Inc


Product Code:

RM #


7 OZ. (198 g)





Nac No.

301 WEST OSBORN ROAD, P.O. BOX 34820, PHOENIX, AZ, 85013-3928
Telephone:   602-285-1660
Toll-Free:   800-234-2269
Fax:   602-207-2183
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