A recall has been issued after flea and tick treatments for dogs – containing permethrin – were distributed in packaging labelled as flea drops for cats. Even slight exposure to permethrin can be fatal to cats.
- Armitage Pet Care Flea and Tick Drops for Dogs 702 mg spot-on solution (Vm 20205/4003)
- Armitage Flea Drops for Cats and Kittens
After a packaging mix-up, an unknown quantity of the Armitage Pet Care Flea and Tick Drops for Dogs containing permethrin has been distributed in packaging labelled Armitage Flea Drops for Cats and Kittens.
Exposure to even small quantities of concentrated permethrin can cause severe and fatal poisoning in cats.
If you have one of the products, do not use it on your cat.
Armitage is the largest independent supplier and distributor of branded pet accessories and treats in the UK.
If you have one of the products involved in the recall, do not use it on your pet. Instead, return the product to the place of purchase or contact the company, Bio-Tech solutions, at Tel 08704 450154 or email JTharratt@btsl.uk.com.