Hartz First Defense Topical Treatment for Dogs 45-88lbs - 3 CT



For use only on dogs and puppies 8 weeks and older weighing 45-88lbs. Directions for use: it is a violation of federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Read entire label before each use. Use only on dogs or on puppies 8 weeks of age or older. Do not exceed recommended dosage amount for dogs. Do not allow your dog to ingest this product. This product can be used on dogs and puppies 8 weeks or older, including breeding, pregnant and lactating bitches. 1. Remove one applicator tube from the package and hold in an upright position pointed away from your face. 2. Twist dispensing tip clockwise about 1/2 turn while pushing down to break the tube's seal. Do not remove the dispensing tip. 3. Position the dispensing tip on the dog's back between the shoulder blades. Use the dispensing tip of the tube to part the dog's hair so that the product will be applied at skin level. Begin squeezing out the contents of the tube to form a stripe as you move from the shoulder blades along the dog's back to the base of the tail. 4. Repeat every month. Side effects: Monitor your dog after application. Side effects may include signs of skin irritation such as redness, scratching, or other signs of discomfort. Gastrointestinal signs such as vomiting or diarrhea have also been reported. If these or other side effects occur, consult your veterinarian or call 1-800-275-1414. Storage and disposal: Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage and disposal. Pesticide storage: keep this product in its tightly closed original container, when not in use. Store in a cool, dry (preferably locked) area that is inaccessible to children and animals. Pesticide disposal: wastes resulting from the use of this product may be disposed of on site or at an approved waste disposal facility. Container disposal: non-refillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. If empty: offer recycling, if available. If partly filled: call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain. Do not use on cats. Keep cats away from treated dogs for 24 hours. If applied to a cat or ingested by a cat, contact your veterinarian.



Hartz® First Defense™ Topical Treatment for Dogs 45-88lbs. Contains fipronil, the active ingredient used in Frontline® Top Spot®. Kills fleas, ticks, chewing lice. Prevents and controls re-infestation. Fast acting. Long lasting. Waterproof. Hartz® First Defense™ is not manufactured by or distributed by Merial. Frontline® Top Spot® is a registered trademark of Merial.

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Active ingredients: Fipronil - 9.70%. Other ingredients - 90.30%. Total - 100.0%.


Keep out of reach of children.
Caution: see back panel for additional precautionary statements.
Do not use on cats.
Precautionary statements hazards to humans. Caution.
Harmful if swallowed. Causes eye irritation. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet.
Hazards to domestic animals.
For external use only. Do not use on puppies under 8 weeks of age. 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. Pets may experience some temporary irritation at the site of product application. Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, pregnant or nursing animals. Call 1-800-275-1414 for 24-hour assistance.
Physical or chemical hazards:
Combustible: do not use or store near heat or open flame.
First aid:
Have the product container or label with you when calling a Poison Control Center or doctor, or going for treatment. You may also contact the hotline number 1-800-275-1414 for human and veterinary health concerns, emergency medical treatment information or pesticide incidents.
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 a Poison Control Center or doctor. 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 eye. 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 or advice.
Do not use on rabbits, cats, kittens, or other animals.