Sumifly® Buffalo Fly Insecticide

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  • Buffalo fly (Haematobia irritans exigua) on cattle and horses; Queensland itch (Culicoides brevitarsus) on horses.

  • Do not spray stock that have been dipped in a synthetic pyrethroid dip for 3 weeks after such dipping.

    Do not re-treat cattle for 3 weeks after initial treatment with Sumifly.

    Dangerous to fish and bees. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or drains with this product or the used container. Do not spray in the vicinity of bees.

  • Handle and use with care. May irritate the eyes and skin. Facial skin contact may cause temporary facial numbness. Avoid contact with eyes and skin; do not inhale spray mist. When preparing the spray and using the prepared spray, wear cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist, washable hat, elbow length PVC gloves and face shield when preparing and using spray. Wash hands, arms and face thoroughly with soap and water after use and before eating, drinking or smoking. Wash contaminated clothing, gloves and face shield after each days use. Keep away from foodstuffs. Do not spray directly onto humans, exposed food or food utensils.

  • If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 131 126. If in eyes, hold eyes open, flood with water for at least 15 minutes and see a doctor.

  • Wash used empty container thoroughly, wrap in paper and place in garbage.

  • Add the required quantity of Sumifly to water in a bucket and mix thoroughly. Sumifly can be mixed with hard or soft water.

    Buffalo fly: Apply when buffalo fly are causing irritation to animals. Cattle, horses Add 50 mL to 10 L of water and mix. With the aid of a stirrup pump or similar sprayer apply 200 mL of the diluted wash along the backline of each animal. Calves, foals, young cattle, young horses Apply proportionately less wash according to size (10 mL/15 kg).

    Queensland itch: Apply at 7 day intervals until the symptoms of Queensland itch disappear. HorsesAdd 5 mL to 1 L of water and mix. Apply between 800 mL and 1 L of the diluted wash to the backline and other affected areas using a stirrup pump or similar sprayer. Alternatively apply by sponging, wearing PVC or rubber gloves while applying.

  • Store in closed original container in a cool, well ventilated area, building or room, away from children, animals or fodder. Protect from sunlight. See product literature.

    Poisons Schedule S6.

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