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Release 3.23
Deosect 5% w/v Concentrate for Cutaneous Spray Solution
Species: Horses and other equidae
Therapeutic indication: Pharmaceuticals: Ectoparasiticides: For horses
Active ingredient: Cypermethrin (cis 50: trans 50)
Product:Deosect® Spray
Product index: Deosect Spray
Withdrawal notes: Not to be used in animals intended for human consumption
Clear yellow liquid free from solids, containing Cypermethrin technical (cis 50: trans 50) 5.0% w/v (0.1% w/v when diluted).
Topical spray to control flies and lice on horses.
Dosage and administration
Deosect must be diluted and mixed with water to make a solution just before use. A knapsack, hand sprayer or a sponge may be used to apply the solution. The solution should be used within 24 hours. Avoid spraying directly into animals eyes.
One litre of Deosect should be diluted with 50 litres of water. Alternatively, the following table may be used:
10 ml
500 ml
20 ml
1 litre
100 ml
5 litres
200 ml
10 litres
 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. The following amounts should be used:
Adult horses
500 ml of diluted solution per animal.
125 ml of diluted solution per animal.
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 interval of 14 days.
Contra-indications, warnings, etc
For external use only.
Do not apply to any lesions where the skin is broken.
Do not spray in or near milking parlours or where milking machinery may be contaminated.
This product belongs to the pyrethroid group. Possible undesirable effects can be irritation and allergic reactions on the skin.
The product can be safely used during pregnancy and lactation.
Deosect is of low toxicity and acute poisoning is unlikely to occur.
Operator warnings
FLAMMABLE. Wear impermeable gloves, face shield and rubber boots when handling the concentrate, diluted liquid and when spraying animals.
Use in a well-ventilated area and avoid inhaling the spray mist. If splashed in the eye or on the skin, wash with plenty of clean, running water immediately and seek medical attention.
Remove contaminated clothing immediately and wash before re-use.
Do not smoke or eat while handling the product.
Wash hands and exposed skin after handling this product and before meals.
Withdrawal periods
Not to be used in animals intended for human consumption. Treated horses may never be slaughtered for human consumption.
The horse must have been declared as not intended for human consumption under national horse passport legislation.
Pharmaceutical precautions
Do not store above 25°C. Protect from frost.
Store in original container, tightly closed, in a safe place away from food, drink and animal feedstuffs.
Shelf-life after dilution according to directions: 24 hours.
Dangerous to fish and crustaceans. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with the product or used containers.
Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
For animal treatment only.
Legal category
Legal category: POM-VPS
Packaging quantities
Supplied in white plastic bottles containing either 1 litre or 250 ml. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Further information
Marketing Authorisation Number
Vm 42058/4033
Significant changes
GTIN description:250 ml:
GTIN description:1 litre: