Hartz First Defense Tropical treatment For Cats & kittens - 3 CT



For use only on cats & kittens 8 weeks and older weighing. 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. Offer for 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. Directions for use: It is a violation of federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Do not allow children to apply product. To prevent harm to you and your pet read entire label and directions before each use. Follow all directions and precautionary statements carefully. Do not use on rabbits, dogs, puppies or other animals. Do not exceed recommended dosage amount for cats. Do not allow your cat to ingest this product. To kill fleas, all stages of brown dog ticks, American dog ticks, lone star ticks, deer ticks and chewing lice, apply to cats and kittens as follows: 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 applicator's seal. Do not remove the dispensing tip. 3. Position the dispensing tip on the cat's back between the shoulder blades. Use the dispensing tip of the tube to part the cat's hair so that the product will be applied at skin level. Squeeze applicator, applying entire contents in a single spot on the animal's skin. Separate treated cat from other pets for 24 hours after treatment has been applied. 4. Reapply once per month. Hartz® First Defense™ contains Fipronil. Fipronil collects in the oils of the skin and hair follicles, and continues to be released from hair follicles onto the skin and coat, resulting in long-lasting activity against fleas, ticks and chewing lice. Can also be used on breeding, pregnant and lactating queens. Controls flea and tick infestations on cats for 30 days. Hartz® First Defense™ remains effective even after bathing, water immersion, or exposure to sunlight. Avoid contact with treated area until dry. Do not reapply Hartz® First Defense™ for 30 days.



Hartz® First Defense™ Topical Treatment for Cats & Kittens. Contains Fipronil, the active ingredient used in Frontline® Top Spot®. 3 lbs or more. Kills fleas, ticks, chewing lice. Prevents and controls reinfestations. 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.
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 kittens under 8 weeks of age or weighing less than 3 lbs. 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 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 advice.
Side effects. Monitor your cat 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.