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Ectospec Pour-On (Cypermethrin) 2.5 Litre
Ectospec Pour-On (Cypermethrin) 2.5 Litre

Ectospec Pour-On (Cypermethrin) 2.5 Litre

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Ectospec 2.5% Pour-on Solution is a ready to use insecticide used for the control of flies and lice in cattle. Early treatment of livestock with a product such as Ectospec 2.5% Pour-on will reduce the amount of flies in population and reduce the spread of disease and infection before it can affect the health of your livestock and the finances of your farm. An infestation of flies on your farm can have some major effects on your livestock, such as reduction in milk production, reduction in growth, hide damage, spread of disease, spread of mastitis and infectious eye disease.

Active Ingredient: Cypermethrin

Target Species: Cattle

Treats and Controls: Flies and lice

Administration Method: Pour On

Withdrawal Time: 10 days for cattle intended for meat and offal, 12 hours for cattle producing milk for human consumption. 

Dosage for lice and keds treatment: 10 ml per animal irrespective of weight.

Dose Volume Number of full doses per pack
250ml 2.5 Litre
10 ml 25 250

Always read the label and all enclosed information for Ectospec 2.5% Pour-on before administering to animals!

What are the advantages of using Ectospec 2.5% Pour-on for cattle?

Ready to use: Ectospec 2.5% Pour-on is ready to use straight out the bottle, it is also easy to apply to cattle using the built in applicator.

No milk withdrawal Period: It can be applied to dairy cattle after they have been milked and they will be ready for their next milking.

Only 10 day meat withdrawal period: This is a very short withdrawal time for beef cattle.

Low dose rate: with only 10 ml per dose regardless of size of the animal a bottle of Ectospec 2.5% Pour-on for cattle will dose more animals per bottle.

What effects to flies have on my livestock?

Stable Fly: Can reduce milk production in dairy cattle and have a great impact on the weight gain of beef cattle.
Face Fly: Can transmit bacteria among livestock and has been associated with pink eye
Head Fly: Has been linked to summer mastitis
Midges: Can spread bluetongue virus and scmallenberg virus

What effects do lice have on my livestock?

  • Damage to cowhide
  • Reduction in weight gain
  • Anaemia
  • Slow rates of recovery from diseases 
  • Generally unhealthy animals

​Please note: Applicator is included only in the 2.5 L variant of Ectospec 2.5%

Summary of Product Characteristics

Ectospec 2.5% Pour-On Solution

Active Substance
Cypermethrin Technical (93% w/w; cis/trans isomers 50 : 50) 2.5% w/v
For a full list of excipients see section 6.1.

Pour-on solution.

4.1 Target Species

4.2 Indications for use, specifying the target species
For control of lice and flies.

4.3 Contraindications
Do not treat calves under 7 days of age.
Not to be used in animals known to be hypersensitive to the active ingredient.

4.4 Special warnings for each target species

4.5 Special precautions for use
Special precautions for use in animals
As per the special safety precautions to be taken by the person administering the product to animals listed in 4.11
Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals
Ectospec should be administered in a well-ventilated area. Protective clothing, including rubber gloves, should be worn
and any accidental splashes should be washed off immediately.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when applying Ectospec. Wash hands and any exposed skin immediately after application
has finished.

4.6 Adverse reactions (frequency and seriousness)
Occasionally, slight signs of discomfort may be observed in some cattle during the 48 hours following application.
These side-effects are only temporary and have no long-term implications.

4.7 Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay
The active has a low oral activity and very little transdermal absorption is expected. To date there have been no
reported complications in pregnancy or lactation.

4.8 Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
It is not anticipated that Ectospec will interact with any of the medicines commonly administered to cattle.

4.9 Amounts to be administered and administration route
For topical administration as a pour-on
A single 10 ml dose is normally sufficient to control lice. A few lice may survive on a small minority of animals. In
cases of heavy challenge, if necessary, a repeat dose may be applied after 4 weeks.
Remove the cap from the chamber and gently squeeze the required amount into the chamber. Release the pressure
from the container and pour as directed.
The 10 ml dose should be applied at an even rate along the backline from the crown of the head to the top of the rump.
Apply a single 10ml dose at the onset of the fly season and repeat as necessary at 5 to 8 week intervals. Frequency of
administration may, however, have to be varied depending on the level and type of infestation.
The 10 ml dose should be applied at an even rate along the backline from the crown of the head to the top of the rump.

4.10 Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes), if necessary
Care should be taken not to overdose. Overdosing may invalidate the stated milk and meat withholding times as
in 4.11 below.

4.11Withdrawal Period(s)
Animals must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment. Treated animals should not be slaughtered
for human consumption for a period of 10 days after treatment.
No withdrawal time is necessary for milk, although cows should be treated immediately after milking to allow as long a
time as possible to elapse before the next milking.

Cypermethrin is a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide used for both crop protection and to control ectoparasites on
Cypermethrin is a contact poison, having a rapid paralytic action on insects, preceded by muscular excitation and
convulsions. The pyrethroids have sufficient stability to have a prolonged effect when applied to the animal.
Cypermethrin is not systemically active when used as a “pour-on” preparation. When applied in this manner, the
product spreads over the surface of the animal.

6.1 List of excipients
Myritol (Triglyceride, Medium-Chain Ph. Eur.)

6.2 Incompatibilities
Incompatible with alkali materials.

6.3 Shelf-life
2 years.

6.4 Special precautions for storage
Do not store above 25oC.

6.5 Nature and composition of immediate packaging
High density polyethylene multi-dose 500 ml (with graduated measuring compartment) and 2.5L container. Each
container is sealed with an aluminium tamper-evident seal and a plastic cap. Both containers contain the relevant
volume of an oily-based clear, pale yellow pour-on solution.

6.6 Special precautions for the disposal of unused veterinary medicinal products or waste materials
Dangerous to fish and other aquatic life.
Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with the product or used containers.
Unused product and containers should be disposed of in accordance with current practice for pharmaceutical waste
under national waste disposal regulations.

Bimeda Holdings Plc.,
Broomhill Road,
Dublin 24.

VPA 10959/10/1

11th July 2005

8th June 2009

Delivery Information

Delivery Service

Here at Agridirect we have joined forces with DPD to ensure all packages are delivered promptly and safely to you. We ship to all mainland countries within the EU. Deliveries take place Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays. Once your order has been dispatched from our warehouse you will be notified by email. If there is a delay with your order for any reason you will be contacted immediately. 

Due to Brexit we are temporarily unable to ship to the UK. Shipping to Northern Ireland will remain in place.

Delivery Times
Ireland (ROI & NI) EU (Mainland Only)
2-4 Working Days 4-6 Working Days

Some products have an extended delivery time, this is noted on the products.

Delivery Rates

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Czech Republic €24.99 €17.00
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Finland €36.99 €29.00
France €21.99 €14.00
Germany €21.99 €14.00
Hungary €28.99 €21.00
Italy €34.99 €23.00
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Netherlands €21.99 €14.00
Poland €21.99 €17.00
Portugal €36.99 €29.00
Slovakia €28.99 €21.00
Slovenia €28.99 €21.00
Spain €34.99 €27.00
Sweden €34.99 €27.00


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There may be an addition charge on certain bulky items. This charge will be clearly marked on an applicable products and will be explained on the checkout page before payment has been made.

Agridirect Returns Policy

We’re sorry your purchase didn’t work out. But don’t worry; we have a great returns policy to help you out.

All purchases can be returned to us within 14 days of delivery and returned goods must be received within 14 days from the date you informed us of the return.

Purchases may be opened for inspection but must not be used and must be repackaged securely in the original packaging if you wish to return it.

If we discover goods have been used or there has been a loss in value of the goods due to damage to the goods, while in your care or whilst being returned to us, we will reduce the amount refunded, which may amount to the full cost of the product, to cover loss of value of goods.

All returns should be complete which includes boxes, manuals and accessories that may have been included with the order.

All returns must be packaged appropriately for shipping, we will not accept responsibility for damages or loss which occur during shipping of a return product.

We accept no responsibility for goods damaged or lost while in transit to us. 

How do I return a product?

We have partnered with DPD to make your returns process easy and secure. simply follow the steps below and bring your package to an official DPD pickup point.

1) All returns must be accompanied with a fully filled out returns form which can be downloaded here.

2) To print off your return label click here or visit and follow the on-screen instructions. Make sure and use your order number as your reference.

  • Select “Continue as Guest”
  • Select “Agridirect” from the drop-down menu
  • Select your reason for returning
  • Select the size of the package you wish to return
  • Accept DPD’s terms and conditions
  • Fill in your payment details
  • Fill in your own details
  • Follow the instructions to print off your label

3) Bring your package to a DPD pickup point. To find your nearest drop off point here.

Once the returned product has been received into our warehouse and been fully inspected a refund will be issued.

If you choose not to use the DPD returns service we recommend that you use a method that can be tracked.

For the return of bulk products please contact us at

I have received a damaged product from you, what should I do?

First off, if you have received a damaged electrical product from us, do not plug it in. Any electrical products that are plugged in are deemed ‘as used and accepted’ and are not accepted as returns. All damages must be reported to us via phone or email within 24hours of receipt of goods. Please ensure you check your items upon delivery.

How do I begin the returns process?

If you wish to begin the return process, please email us at and ensure the following information is included in your email. Your name, phone number, Order id, the item you wish to return, reason for return and if the product is damaged we require photos of the product.

Once you have sent us all required information a member of our team will assess your claim and will contact you as soon as possible. Please hold off on returning products until a member of our team has called you to confirm.


Once the returned product has been returned to us and fully inspected a refund will be issued.

Please Note: A typical timeline for a refund to show in your account is up to 10 working days from the date processed, depending on your bank.



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