Type a description for this product here... Butox®7.5 Pour On This summary of product characteristics (SPC) is specific to the European Union. Please note that Butox®7.5 pour on may not be licensed for use in your country or the product's data sheet may be different depending on local regulations. For more information please contact your local MSD Animal Health representative. SUMMARY OF PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS (SPC) NAME OF THE PRODUCT Butox® 7.5 pour on COMPOSITION Active substance: Deltamethrin 0.750 g/100 mL Excipients:Formaldehyde solution (35%) 0.019 gPropylene glycol PHARMACEUTICAL FORM Aqueous suspension for external use (ready to use pour-on). CLINICAL PARTICULARS Target speciesCattle and sheep Indications for useFor the control of ectoparasitic infestations in cattle and sheep caused by ticks, lice, flies and keds. ContraindicationsNone Special warnings for each target speciesNone Special precautions for use, including special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animalsDo not eat, drink or smoke while using the product. Wash hands and exposed skin before meals and after work. Adverse reactionsNone observed. Use during pregnancy and lactationCan be used during pregnancy and lactation. Interaction with other veterinary medicinal products and other forms of interactionSome organo-phosphorous insecticides can reduce metabolism rate and thus enhance deltamethrin toxicity. Therefore, it is not advisable to proceed with such combinations. Posology and method of administrationFor external use only.Shake well before use.Pour on the product along the backline of the animals from the head to the tail, at the following recommended dose rates: Dose rate of Butox®7.5 pour on IndicationsDose rate Flies Prevention and treatment ofbiting and nuisance flies on calves and other cattle Cattle up to 100kg:10ml 100kg to 300kg:20ml more than 300kg:30ml LicePrevention and treatment of biting and sucking lice on calves, adult cattle and sheep Cattle, sheep up to 500kg:10ml more than 500kg:20ml KedsPrevention and treatment of sheep keds Sheep10ml per animal TicksPrevention and treatment ticks Cattle15ml per 100kg Not more than 75 ml per animal Flies: a single application provides protection against flies for 8 to 10 weeks depending on the infestation degree, fly species and weather conditions. Treatment should he repeated within 8 to 10 weeks depending on the weather and the fly species. Lice: a single application is usually sufficient. All in contact animals must he treated at the same time. Sheep should be treated after shearing. Ticks: a single application provides protection against ticks for 4-5 weeks. OverdoseOverdoses of three times the recommended dose as well as a treatment for an extended period (3 days) did not induce any adverse effects in cattle and sheep. Withdrawal periodsCattle meat and offal: 0 daysCattle milk: 0 daysSheep meat and offal: 1 daySheep milk: 0 days PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES Pharmacotherapeutic group: pyrethroid ectoparasiticide for topical useATCvet code: QP53AC11 Pharmacodynamic propertiesButox 7.5 Pour On is an ectoparasiticide whose active ingredient deltamethrin belongs to the synthetic pyrethroids class. Its mode of action affects the neurotransmission in the target parasite. Pharmacokinetic propertiesAfter dermal application, deltamethrin is slightly absorbed through skin of cattle and sheep and remains available to the target ectoparasite. The main route of excretion of the absorbed amount in the target animal is the faeces. In terms of residues, fat is the target issue. PHARMACEUTICAL PARTICULARS IncompatibilitiesNone known Shelf lifeShelf-life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 5 yearsShelf-life after first opening the immediate packaging: no information Special precautions for storageDo not store above 25 °C.Keep out of the reach of children, away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs. Immediate packaging250 mL Not all pack sizes may be marketed. Special precautions for the disposal of unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materialsAny unused product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with the national requirements. Dangerous to aquatic life. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with the product or used containers.