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Felix from Macon, Ga writes,
02/22/2015:

Can you spray Permethrin SFR directly on you and how to mix to treat your yard and dogs?

Answer:

Permethrin SFR cannot be used on humans in any way but the product label does give instructions for using on dogs as a flea and tick dip.  Please refer to the product label for complete instructions.
For Lawns: Mix 0.4 - 0.8 fl oz of Permethrin in 4 to 25 gallons of water per 1000 sqft, use the higher rate for faster knockdown and increased residual control. Dense or excessive (greater than 3 inches) lawn height and arid conditions may require higher volume application rates. Repeat application if necessary.

According to the Permethrin SFR product label you will mix ¼ fl. oz. of concentrate to 1 pt. water and use 1-2 fl. oz. of dilution to spray on each animal. Spot treat back, face, legs tail and ears. If you would like to "dip" the dogs you will use ¼ fl. oz. to 1¼ gallons water and thoroughly wet the dog to the skin with sponge or rag. Let drip dry.

Answer last updated on: 02/23/2015

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