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Vet-Kem Paramite Insecticidal Spray and Backrubber

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Vet-Kem Paramite Insecticidal Spray and Backrubber

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: PRN Pharmacal

For use on cattle and swine only.

NOT for residential use on companion animals.

Controls horn flies, lice, sarcoptic mange, and ticks on cattle

Controls lice and sarcoptic mange on swine

Keep Out of Reach of Children

WARNING

Active Ingredient

Phosmet (CAS #732-11-6)

11.75%

OTHER INGREDIENTS*:

88.25%

TOTAL

100.00%

*Contains petroleum distillates.

Contains 1 lb active ingredient per gallon

PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS - HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS - WARNING: May be fatal if swallowed. Causes substantial but temporary eye injury. Harmful if absorbed through skin. Do not get in eyes or on clothing. Avoid contact with skin. Wear protective eyewear (goggles, face shield, or safety glasses), long-sleeved shirt, long pants, shoes and socks and chemical-resistant gloves (barrier laminate or viton, selection category G).

First Aid

If swallowed

● Immediately call a poison control center or doctor.

● Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control center or doctor.

● Do not give ANY liquid to the person. 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 eyes.

● 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 the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment. You may also contact 1-888-241-9545 for emergency medical treatment information.

NOTE TO PHYSICIAN/VETERINARIAN: Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage. Vet-Kem® Paramite® Insecticidal Spray And Backrubber is an organophosphate insecticide and a cholinesterase inhibitor. If signs of cholinesterase inhibition are present, atropine is antidotal. 2-PAM is also antidotal and may be administered in conjunction with atropine. If ingested, do not induce vomiting. May present aspiration hazard. Usual symptoms of organophosphate poisoning in humans include: headache, blurred vision, weakness, nausea, discomfort in the chest, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, salivation, sweating, and pin-point pupils. Usual symptoms of poisoning in animals include: salivation, labored breathing, gastrointestinal disturbance, tremors, staggering, and pin-point pupils.

User Safety Recommendations:

Users should:

● Wash hands before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet.

● Remove clothing/PPE immediately if pesticide gets inside. Then wash thoroughly and put on clean clothing.

● Remove PPE immediately after handling this product. Wash the outside of gloves before removing. As soon as possible, wash thoroughly and change into clean clothing.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This pesticide is toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates. Do not apply directly to water, or to areas where surface water is present, or to intertidal areas below the mean high water mark. Do not contaminate water by cleaning of equipment or disposal of equipment wash waters or rinsate. Drift and runoff from treated areas may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in neighboring areas. This chemical can contaminate surface water. Under some conditions, it may have a high potential for runoff into surface water after application. These include poorly draining or wet soils with readily visible slopes toward adjacent surface waters, frequently flooded areas, areas overlying extremely shallow groundwater, areas with in-field canals or ditches that drain to surface water, areas not separated from adjacent surface waters with vegetated filter strips, and areas overlying tile drainage systems that drain to surface water. Do not allow spray to drift from the application site and contact people, structures people occupy at any time and the associated property, parks and recreation areas, nontarget crops, aquatic and wetland areas, woodlands, pastures, rangelands, or animals.

This product is highly toxic to bees exposed directly to residues. Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops or weeds if bees are visiting the treatment area. Protective information may be obtained from your cooperative Agricultural Extension Service.

PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL HAZARDS: Do not use or store near heat or open flame. Protect from temperatures below 20° F.

Directions For Use

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

Stir thoroughly. Apply fresh mixture as a coarse spray, taking care to wet skin, not just hair. Do not apply to point of run-off. Do not allow spray to drift.

Dilute as shown in tables below.

BEEF AND NON-LACTATING DAIRY CATTLE SPRAY

To Control

DILUTION RATE

1 gallon of Paramite® in __ gallons of water

1 quart of Paramite® in __ gallons of water

1 cup of Paramite® in __ gallons of water

Cattle Ticks, Southern Cattle Ticks

Horn Flies

Lice

Sarcoptic Mange, Winter Ticks, Lone Star Ticks, Gulf Coast Ear Ticks

240

60

15.0

200

50

12.5

150

38

9.5

100

25

6.2

CATTLE BACKRUBBER

 

DILUTION RATE

Paramite®

Fuel Oil or Other Suitable Carrier*

To Control Horn Flies

Use fuel oil or other suitable carrier*

Charge backrubber device or soak sack or cloth, as required. Retreat backrubber, as needed.

*Other Suitable Carriers - Diesel oil, Kerosene

1 gallon

50.00 gallons

1/2 gallon

25.00 gallons

1 quart

12.50 gallons

1 pint

6.25 gallons

1 cup

3.10 gallons

CATTLE/WARNINGS:

1. Vet-Kem® Paramite® Insecticidal Spray And Backrubber is a cholinesterase inhibitor. Do not use this product on animals simultaneously or within a few days before or after treatment with or exposure to cholinesterase inhibiting drugs, pesticides, or chemicals. Atropine is antidotal. Consult veterinarian at first sign of adverse reaction.

2. Do not treat sick, convalescent, stressed, or animals less than 3 months old.

3. CATTLE MAY BE SLAUGHTERED 3 DAYS AFTER TREATMENT.

4. Do not treat non-lactating dairy cattle within 28 days of freshening. If freshening should occur within the 28 day period after treatment, that milk must not be used as human food.

5. IMPORTANT: In cattle, repeat treatment as necessary, but not more often than every 7 to 10 days. Treatment for lice, ticks, sarcoptic mange, and horn flies may be made any time of the year except when cattle grub larvae are in the gullet or spinal canal. Consult your veterinarian, extension livestock specialist, or extension entomologist regarding timing of treatment.

SWINE SPRAY

 

DILUTION RATE

To Control Lice, Sarcoptic Mange

1 gallon of Paramite® in 100 gallons water

1 quart of Paramite® in 25 gallons water

1 cup of Paramite® in 6.25 gallons water

SWINE/WARNINGS:

1. Vet-Kem® Paramite® Insecticidal Spray And Backrubber is a cholinesterase inhibitor. Do not use this product on animals simultaneously or within a few days before or after treatment with or exposure to cholinesterase inhibiting drugs, pesticides, or chemicals. Atropine is antidotal. Consult veterinarian at first sign of adverse reaction.

2. Do not treat sick, convalescent, or stressed animals. Do not apply directly to suckling pigs.

3. SWINE MAY BE SLAUGHTERED 1 DAY AFTER TREATMENT.

4. In swine, single applications for lice and sarcoptic mange control are usually effective; however, should a second application be necessary, it may be made 14 days following the first treatment.

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

Pesticide Storage: Store in a cool, dry place. Always store pesticides in the original container. If a leaky container must be contained within another, mark the outer container to identify the contents. The storage areas must be dry, well-lit, and well-ventilated. Keep pesticide storage areas clean. Clean up spills promptly. Store pesticides away from food, pet food, feed, seeds, fertilizers, and veterinary supplies.

Pesticide Disposal - Pesticide wastes are acutely hazardous. Improper disposal of excess pesticide, spray mixture, or rinsate is a violation of Federal Law. If these wastes cannot be disposed of by use according to label instructions, contact your State Pesticide or Environmental Control Agency or the Hazardous Waste Representative at the nearest EPA Regional Office for guidance.

Container Handling: - Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Triple rinse as follows: Empty the remaining contents into application equipment or a mix tank and drain for 10 seconds after the flow begins to drip. Fill the container ¼ full with water and recap. Shake for 10 seconds. Pour rinsate into application equipment or a mix tank or store rinsate for later use or disposal. Drain for 10 seconds after the flow begins to drip. Repeat this procedure two more times. Then offer for recycling or reconditioning, or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or by other procedures approved by state and local authorities.

For information or in case of an emergency call 1-888-241-9545 or visit our website: www.vet-kem.com.

Distributed by: PRN Pharmacal, 8809 Ely Road, Pensacola, FL 32514

EPA Reg. No. 2724-262-92895

EPA Est. No. 2724-TX-1

Paramite, Vet-Kem and the Vet-Kem design are registered trademarks of Pegasus Laboratories, Inc. PRN logo is a trademark of Pegasus Laboratories, Inc.

Made In USA

©2017 Pegasus Laboratories, Inc.

NET CONTENTS:

Product Code:

RM#

 

1 QT (32 FL OZ) 946 ml

100531083

300520867

300522816

AP040809

02-2017

CPN: 1090063.0

PRN PHARMACAL
8809 ELY ROAD, PENSACOLA, FL, 32514
Customer Service:   850-476-9462
Telephone:   850-478-2770
Order Desk:   800-874-9764
Website:   www.prnpharmacal.com
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