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Product Name: Virbac Animal Health, Effitix Topical Solution for Dogs, 11 to 22.9 Lbs.-10/21/2015
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » flea & tick control » Insecticide
Pet Care » flea & tick control » Dogs
Customer Service: 800-338-3659
Date Entered: 2018-09-06
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Virbac Animal Health
Address: 3200 Meacham Road
City: Fort Worth
State: TX
Zip Code: 76137
Telephone Number: 844-484-7222
Fax Number: 817-831-8327
Toll Free Number: 800-338-3659
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-12
Related Items: Products by this manufacturer
The following information (Health Effects, Handling/Disposal, and Ingredients) is taken from the product label and/or the (Material) Safety Data Sheet, (M)SDS, prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the (M)SDS. (What is an (M)SDS?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Hazard Statements

Danger. Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye irritation. Causes damage to organs (central nervous system) (route of exposure: oral. Causes damage to organs (central nervous system) through prolonged or repeated exposure. Suspected of causing cancer. (route of exposure: oral). Very toxic to aquatic life.

Precautionary Statements

General

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.

Prevention

Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink, or smoke when using this product. Wear eye protection, face protection, protective clothing, and protective gloves. Do not breathe mist, vapors or spray. Avoid release to the environment.

Response

If swallowed: Call a poison center or doctor if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.

If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists, get medical advice/attention.

If exposed or concerned: Call a poison center or doctor. Get medical advice or attention if you feel unwell. Collect spillage.

Storage

Store locked up.

Disposal

Dispose of contents and container in accordance with local and national regulations.
Acute Health Effects: From SDS:

Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview

Danger. Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye irritation. Causes damage to organs (central nervous system) (route of exposure: oral. Causes damage to organs (central nervous system) through prolonged or repeated exposure. Suspected of causing cancer. (route of exposure: oral). Very toxic to aquatic life.

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: Causes serious eye irritation.

Skin Contact:Not expected to cause skin irritation

Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed
Chronic Health Effects: From SDS:

Fipronil: In a 14 day repeat dose neurotoxicity study in dogs, the animals displayed neurotoxic signs which included hypoactivity, salivation, ataxia, convulsions, tremors, stiffened body, and muscle twitching. (UK-VMD)

Permethrin: 15-Day Inha
Carcinogenicity: Permethrin: EPA Classification: Likely to be Carcinogenic to Humans (by oral route) based on two reproducible benign tumor types (lung and liver) in the mouse, equivocal evidence of carcinogenicity in Long Evans rats, and supporting structural activity re
First Aid: Eye Contact: 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 the eye. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.

Skin Contact: 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.

Inhalation: Remove person to fresh air. Seek medical attention if symptoms persist.

Ingestion: 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.
MSDS Date: 2015-10-21
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Wear appropriate protective clothing. Wash hands thoroughly after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet. Store in tightly closed original container in a cool, dry, locked place. Keep away from children and pets.
Disposal: Dispose of in accordance with all applicable local and national regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Glycol ether(s) (unspecified)000000-01-445.0-55.0
Permethrin052645-53-144.88
Fipronil120068-37-36.01
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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