Defiance® S Insecticidal

Insecticidal Flystrike, Mules and Wound Dressing

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  • Each litre contains chlorfenvinphos 2.5 g, cresol 25 g, eucalyptus oil 25 g, naphthalene 60 g, petroleum oil 610 g. Solvent. Liquid hydrocarbon 144 g/L.

  • Insecticidal treatment for flystrike, and a mulesing and wound dressing.

  • Antiseptic and insecticidal dressing for treatment of blowfly strike on sheep, and for use at mulesing and marking. Helps protect wounds from blowfly strikes. Suitable for superficial wounds on sheep, cattle and horses.

  • Do not apply to the udders of animals producing milk for human consumption or processing. Do not use on cattle within ten days of dipping or spraying with another product containing organophosphates. Do not apply at intervals of less than ten days or more than five times a year. All efforts should be made to minimise your exposure to chlorfenvinphos, particularly the concentrate. Do not use this product if it is too hot to wear the recommended personal protection equipment.

  • Handle and use with extreme care. Dangerous to fish. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways and drains with product or used container.

  • Very dangerous, particularly the concentrate. Product is poisonous if absorbed by skin contact, inhaled or swallowed. Will irritate the eyes, nose, throat and skin. Repeated minor exposure may have cumulative poisoning effect. Obtain an emergency supply of atropine tablets 0.6 mg. Avoid contact with the eyes or skin. Do not inhale vapour or spray mist. When opening the container and using the product wear cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist and a washable hat, PVC or rubber apron, elbow length PVC gloves, goggles, impervious footwear and half facepiece respirator. If excessive splashing or contamination is likely, in addition wear protective waterproof clothing. If clothing becomes contaminated with product, remove clothing immediately. After use and before eating, drinking or smoking wash hands, arms and face thoroughly with soap and water. After each day's use, wash gloves, goggles, contaminated clothing and respirator, and if rubber wash with detergent and warm water.

  • If product on skin, immediately wash area with soap and water. If product is in eyes, wash it out immediately with water.

    If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 131 126. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Give a glass of water. If swallowed, give 1 atropine tablet every five minutes until dryness of the mouth occurs. If poisoned by skin absorption or through lungs, remove any contaminated clothing, wash skin thoroughly and give atropine tablets as above. Get to a doctor or hospital quickly.

  • Drain empty container well. Neutralise remaining product by triple rinsing with sodium carbonate 10% solution. Dispose of rinsate or any undiluted chemical according to State legislative requirements. Wash outside of container and the cap. Store clean container in a sheltered place with cap removed. It will then be acceptable for recycling at any drumMuster collection or similar container management program site if clean, dry and free of visible residues and has drumMuster logo visible. If recycling is not available, dispose of container in a local authority landfill. If not available, bury the container below 500 mm in a disposal pit specifically marked and set out for this purpose, clear of waterways, vegetation and roots. Empty container and residual product should not be burnt.

  • Meat: 3 days.

    Milk Cows: nil; do not apply to the udders of animals producing milk for human consumption or processing. Sheep: do not treat sheep producing milk for human consumption or processing.

    Export Slaughter Interval: 14 days.

  • Sheep. Mulesing, marking wounds. 5 to 8 mL/kg liveweight; at the time of marking or mulesing; minimum 55 mL/sheep; do not exceed 8 mL/kg.

    Application: apply topically over entire wound and saturate all wool surrounding wound to skin level to a width of 3 to 4 cm. Ensure thorough coverage of stump, tip of tail, wooled area above tail and scrotum. May be applied with a 3 to 4 cm stencil brush or through a pressurised sprayer as a coarse to medium spray.

    Hand dressing struck sheep for maggot expulsion and protection. 2 to 5 mL/kg liveweight, depending on the size of the area affected, as soon as possible after the diagnosis of fly strike. Do not exceed 5 mL/kg.

    Application: cut back wool from affected area prior to application and apply to struck and adjacent areas to prevent further spread.

    Head strike. 2 to 5 mL/kg liveweight, depending on the size of the area affected, as soon as possible after the diagnosis of fly strike. Do not exceed 5 mL/kg.

    Application: open all cracks in the horns and dress carefully, taking care to avoid contact with the animal's eyes.

    Cattle, horses, sheep. Superficial wounds. 2 to 5 mL/kg liveweight for sheep (do not exceed 5 mL/kg) and 0.5 to 1 mL/5 kg liveweight for cattle and horses (do not exceed 1 mL/5 kg), depending on the size of the wound.

    Application: apply directly to superficial wounds, including cuts, barbed wire scratches, shoulder sores and girthgalls, as soon as possible after diagnosis. Do not reapply at less than ten day intervals and do not apply more than five times in any year.

  • Store below 30°C (room temperature). Store in the closed original container, in a well ventilated area away from children, animals, fodder and foodstuffs. Do not store for prolonged periods in direct sunlight.

    Poisons Schedule S7.