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Product Name: Bio Spot Flea & Tick Control for Dogs over 33 lbs.-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pet Care » flea & tick control » Dogs
Customer Service: 800-720-0032
Date Entered: 2003-09-17
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Farnam Companies, Inc.
Address: 1501 East Woodfield Road, 200W
City: Schaumburg
State: IL
Zip Code: 60173
Toll Free Number: 800-234-2269
Date Info Verified: 2017-02-28
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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Keep out of the reach of children. Do not use on cats. Read entire label before each use. Use only on dogs over 12 weeks of age. Hazards to Humans: Harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes or clothing. Causes moderate eye irritation. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Hazards to Domestic Animals: For External Use on Dogs Only. Do not use on puppies under 12 weeks of age. Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, medicated, pregnant, or nursing dogs. Consult a veterinarian before using on dogs with know organ dysfunction. Do not use on cats or animals other than dogs. Cats which actively groom or engage in close physical contact with recently treated dogs may be at risk of toxic exposure. Certain medications can interact with pesticides. It is advisable to consult a veterinarian before using this product with any other pesticide or drug. Some animals may be sensitive to ingredients in this product. Reactions in dogs may include skin sensitivity. Dogs may show lethargy, increased pruritis (itchiness), erythema (redness), rash and hair discoloration or hair loss at the application site. Observe the dog following treatment. Sensitivity may occur after using any pesticide product on pets. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your dog with a mild, non-insecticidal shampoo and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs continue, consult a veterinarian immediately. Environmental Hazards: This product is extremely toxic to fish. Do not add directly to water. Do not contaminate water when disposing of product or packaging. Do not use on cats or animals other than dogs. Do not get this product in your dog's eyes or mouth. Store in a cool, dry place. Protect from freezing. Securely wrap original container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash. Do not reuse empty container. Wrap container and put in trash.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: Inhalation? Yes , Skin? Yes , Eyes? Yes , Ingestion? Yes POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE May produce skin sensations (feelings of numbing and tingling) in certain individuals. Moderate eye irritant. May cause drying and irritation of skin. These sensations normally subside and disappear within a few hours. If ingested, the product may cause diarrhea, salivation, bloody nose, increased urination, decreased activity, tremors and intermittent convulsions. Excessive inhalation causes coughing headache, dizziness, nausea as well as nose, throat, and respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: No components are listed as carcinogens by IARC, NTP or OSHA.
First Aid: IF INHALED: Quickly remove person from exposure. Call a physician if irritation persists. IF INGESTED: Call a physician or Poison Control Center. Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water and induce vomiting by touching back of throat with finger or, if available, by administration of syrup of ipecac. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING OR GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON. IF ON SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing and wash with plenty of soap and water. Call a physician if irritation persists. IF IN EYES: Flush eyes with plenty of water. Call a physician if irritation persists.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2002-02-07
Handling: Keep from freezing. Avoid contamination of food & feed. Wash thoroughly after handling. Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through the skin. Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Wear goggles, face shield or safety glasses. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Wash thoroughly after use and before eating, smoking, or using restroom.
Disposal: Dispose of all pesticide waste according to local, State, and Federal regulations. Small amounts of waste may be securely wrapped in several layers of newspaper and discarded in trash. Do not reuse empty container. Wrap empty container and put in trash.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-250
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