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Beaphar Cat Flea Collar Velvet Black, Red or Blue

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She told us “ it's the right age because it says over 12 weeks and it’s got a picture of a cat on, so what harm could that possibly do?” Nicola Robinson works for Animal PoisonLine. She believes the potential risks of Permethrin should be much clearer, so people can make informed decisions. environment. If this source of reinfestation is not effectively treated, newly-hatched fleas will still bite family Beaphar soft cat flea collars are veterinary medicines authorised by the government agency, the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD). This means they are subject to the same level of scrutiny and approvals as all veterinary medicines.” It says on the very bottom that it contains permethrin…. you can hardly read it. it should be on the front in big bold letters. This can cause seizures, burns, death.”

of skin irritation, or signs of drowsiness, listlessness, or respiratory difficulties soon after fitting the collar, or Beaphar Extra Long Lasting Household Flea Spray, to treat carpets and soft furnishings in all rooms that the pet Permethrin is a flea deterrent and the active ingredient in Beaphar collars sold on the high street. But it’s also toxic to cats in high doses, or if ingested . below the so called “no effect level”. As such, permetherin flea collars are safe to use on cats. Beaphar Soft CatBeaphar soft cat flea collars have provided a safe, accessible and affordable way to control fleas in cats for over 24 years. In the last five years, over 1.3 million cat collars manufactured by Beaphar have been sold in the UK and ‘adverse reactions’ have been reported in just 0.002% of cases. In these very rare events, reactions mainly concerned transient skin reactions. members and will reinfect the animal. Customers will need to use a good household flea spray, such as Beaphar Defest

Beaphar soft cat flea collars contain low levels of permethrin, which is gradually released on to the cat’s coat over a four-month period to kill fleas. Permethrin-based products licensed for use in dogs should not be used on cats as these may contain high concentrations of permethrin and can be toxic to cats. The VMD states that if a permethrin product is labelled to say it can be used on cats, then it will be safe to use, providing the instructions are followed correctly. With some cats, in some households, these work very well they are safe when they're used correctly. But in other households, they’re outdoors, they may get the collar off.” She said. Flea Collars are fully licensed veterinary medicines. This means that it is not just Beaphar saying they are safe collars/6 months old (plastic collars), nursing or pregnant cats, and those treated with other insecticides shouldnot wear a flea collar. If a spot-on, or other insecticidal treatment, has been used, may be possible to put the are designed to prevent fleas for up to 4 months. The perception of how well the collar is working will depend upon The risks aren’t new. In 2014 the Veterinary Medicines Directorate warned cat owners against using some permethrin products, prompting major pet healthcare brand Bob Martin to remove their flea collars containing permethrin from sale.

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