Pet flea treatments can be dangerous, more safety steps in the works, EPA says — Environmental Health News

Warning that the powerful poisons can endanger some dogs and cats, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will require new instructions and labeling for on-spot flea products. The EPA began investigating the products, which include the popular Frontline and Advantage brands, after a sharp rise in the number of dogs and cats reported to be sick. The investigation concluded that certain pets – small dogs between 10 and 20 pounds – are most susceptible to the problems, which include rashes, vomiting, diarrhea and seizures.

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