Insect growth regulator. Pour on for the prevention of blowfly strike in sheep and lambs. Provides 8 weeks protection. 7 day meat withhold period. POM-VPS.
Below is the product datasheet. This has been provided by the manufacturer and should always be provided with the medication.
Company name: Novartis Animal Health UK Ltd
Address: Frimley Business Park
Telephone: 01276 694402
Fax: 01276 694403
CLiKZiN POUR-ON is a water based, ready-to-use, pour-on formulation, containing 1.25% w/v dicyclanil.
Prevention of blowfly strike due to Lucillia sericata on sheep and lambs for 8 weeks after dosing.
For external use only.
CLiKZiN is applied according to the following recommendations:
|Sheep weight (kg)||Total volume/sheep (ml)||No. doses per 2.2L pack||No. doses per 5L pack|
(Guide dose volumes correspond to 0.7-2ml (7.5-25mg dicyclanil) per kg bodyweight).
Shake the container well before use.
CLiKZiN must be applied with a manual or automatic dosing gun (e.g. Novartis Pour-on gun), with a spray nozzle, which guarantees the correct spreading of the product on the fleece. Best results will be achieved by holding the gun approximately 45cm from the sheep during application. Apply as a fan spray along the spine of the animal in a band at least 10cm wide from the middle of the shoulders and in an arc around the crutch and tail (see diagram on label). Half the dose should be applied along the spine with the remainder over the tail and crutch area.
CLiKZiN is administered once, before or at the beginning of predicted Lucillia fly activity, but is is also suitable for use during the fly season. CLiKZiN will protect against blowfly strike caused by Lucillia flies for 8 weeks and is recommended for treatment in sheep 3 weeks post shearing. In individual cases, a strike may occur earlier; therefore, it is good practice to check animals regularly for blowfly strike.
The product is best applied before an anticipated blowfly challenge, or when a blowfly challenge is identified on or in the vicinity of the farm. Established strikes may require a separate treatment with a knockdown insecticide.
It is recommended that animals with dirty back-ends are dagged or crutched prior to application. If dagging or crutching is undertaken in the weeks following application, these animals should be re-treated, otherwise protection could be lost.
Do not apply during heavy rainfall, or when such conditions are expected, as the resulting wash-out may reduce the protection period.
The use of CLiKZiN has harmful effects on dung flies and beetles.
Treated sheep must be kept away from watercourses for at least one hour after treatment. There is a serious risk to aquatic life if this advice is not followed.
Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals
Operators should wear synthetic rubber gloves, and PVC trousers when applying the product.
In case of skin contact remove contaminated clothing and thoroughly wash the affected parts of the body with soap and water.
In case of eye contact rinse eyes with clean water for several minutes and contact physician for advice.
In case of ingestion call for medical advice.
Always wash hands and exposed skin with soap and water after handling sheep and before eating and drinking or smoking.
Do not eat, drink or smoke whilst using the product.
Handling sheep in the weeks following treatment:
Handle sheep as little as possible after treatment as residues remain on the fleece for some weeks.
If you need to handle sheep within 2 months after treatment, wear coveralls and Wellington boots. If sheep are wet also wear waterproof trousers.
Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay
The safety of the veterinary medicinal product has not been established during pregnancy or lactation.
Use only according to the benefit/risk assessment by the responsible veterinarian. Laboratory studies in rats and rabbits have not shown any evidence of a teratogenic, foetotoxic or maternotoxic effects.
Meat and offal: 7 days
Not permitted for use in sheep producing milk for human consumption.
Special precautions for storage and disposal
Protect from direct sunlight.
Protect from frost.
Store in the original container.
Keep the container tightly closed and away from food, drink, and animal feedstuffs.
Any unused product or waste material derived from the product should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
Harmful to aquatic invertebrates. Do not contaminate ponds or other waterways with product or empty containers.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.
2.2 or 5.0 litres in high density polyethylene backpack container.
Dicyclanil is a potent insect growth inhibitor belonging to the pyrimidinamine group. CLiKZiN contains a scourable, blue dye, which helps identify treated sheep. The formulation is non-corrosive and non-flammable.
For external use only.
Do not use in cases of hypersensitivity to the active substance or any of the excipients.
An overdose of up to at least 20 times the recommended dose does not lead to any signs of local or systemic intolerance. No antidote is known.
Shelf life - 12 months once opened.
All prices include VAT where applicable.
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