Deosect Spray for Flies & Lice on Horses

Deosect Spray for Horses is a cypermethrin spray concentrate for the control of flies and lice on horses.
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Sizes Available: 250ml & 1 Litre

Deosect Spray for Horses
is a cypermethrin spray concentrate for the control of flies and lice on horses.  Deosect Spray must be diluted with water to make a solution just before use. A knapsack or hand sprayer or a sponge may be used to apply the solution. For the best results the solution should be used within 24 hours.

Dilution rate
One litre (2 pints) of Deosect Spray concentrate should be diluted with 50 litres (11 gallons) of water. Alternatively, the following table may be used:
Deosect ...Water
10 ml      ...500 ml
20 ml      ...1 litre
100 ml     ...5 litres
200 ml    ...10 litres

(The Deosect Cap holds 5ml of the solution.)

A medium fine spray is advisable to avoid fogging of the diluted Deosect Spray. Careful attention must be paid to total animal coverage, especially the face, legs, back and hind quarters. Avoid spraying directly into animals eyes. The following amounts should be used:

Horses – 500 ml of diluted solution per animal.
Ponies – 125 ml of diluted solution per animal.

A straw coloured or pale yellow emulsifiable concentrate, containing 5% w/v cypermethrin (cis 50: trans 50).

Fly Control
The application of the solution should commence at the onset of the fly season and be repeated monthly for general fly control and every two weeks for severe head and face fly control.

Lice Control
Apply when lice are observed and repeat as necessary at a minimum of 14 days.

Contra-indications and Warnings
For animal treatment only.
Keep out of reach of children.
For external use only.

Protection of operators
Wear protective gloves, face shield and rubber boots and protective clothing when handling the Deosect concentrate and diluted solution and when applying the product. A face shield should be worn when handling the concentrate.

Avoid working in the spray mist.

Remove heavily contaminated clothing and wash before re-use.
Wash concentrate from skin or eyes immediately with water. In case of contact with the eyes, give prolonged irrigation with water and seek medical advice.
Wash hands and exposed skin before eating, drinking or smoking and after work.
In case of contact with eyes, give prolonged irrigation with water and seek medical attention.

Protection of consumers
In accordance with the Horse Passport legislation (Commission Decision 2000/68/EC as implemented in national legislation) a 6 month withdrawal period applies to the use of this product.

Protection of the Environment

Dangerous to fish. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with the product or used container.

Empty containers completely, wash out thoroughly and dispose of safely.
Do not spray in or near milking parlours or where milking machinery may be contaminated.

Unused product should be disposed of in accordance with any guidance from an appropriate waste regulation authority.

None when used as recommended.




These products, as well as being available from vets and pharmacists, can be supplied by a suitably qualified person (SQP) from a pharmacy registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and from premises approved by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD). Our SQP Mrs Diane Harris, number QE7160, is available for advice regarding worming schedules and procedures if required.

Within the current legislation it is our duty to determine the purchaser is a legitimate buyer and owner of an animal requiring treatment. Upon completion of purchasing these goods you will be asked some questions regarding the animal for compliance with the Veterinary Medicines Regulations, please be aware that we may contact you to confirm any details if necessary.

If you are buying a medicine for a horse that is NOT signed out of the food chain (section IX of its passport) you should ensure that the product is suitable

Always read the instructions before use.

Safety precautions may be necessary during administration, please consult the packaging and/or product literature.

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