Pet Star

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Pet Star Dog Flea and Tick Collar, 15% w/w
  • Available from:
  • Beaphar Ltd
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • Collar
  • Prescription type:
  • AVM-GSL - Authorised Veterinary Medicine – General Sales List
  • Medicine domain:
  • Animals
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug



  • Available in:
  • Pet Star Dog Flea and Tick Collar, 15% w/w
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic group:
  • Dogs
  • Therapeutic area:
  • Ectoparasiticide

Other information



  • Source:
  • VMD - Veterinary Medicines Directorate
  • Authorization status:
  • Authorized
  • Authorization number:
  • 05496/4017
  • Authorization date:
  • 15-01-2000
  • Last update:
  • 21-12-2016

Summary of Product characteristics


AN: 00935/2013

Revised: November 2013


1. Name of the Veterinary Medicinal Product

Pet Star Dog Flea and Tick Collar, 15% w/w.

2. Qualitative and quantitative composition

Active substance % w/w mg/collar

Dimpylate (as dimpylate stabilised) 15.0 3,600

Excipients % w/w mg/collar

Brown collar: Ferric oxide red (E172) 0.08 19.2

Charcoal, vegetable (E153) 0.02 4.8

Blue collar: Coomassie Brilliant Blue G 0.012 2.8

Copper Phthalocyanine 0.012 2.8

OB (CAS No. 67210-66-6) 0.005 1.2

Red collar: Rhodamine 6G 0.013 3.2

Basic Violet 11 0.005 1.2

Yellow collar: Solvent Yellow 135 0.013 3.2

Green collar: Solvent Yellow 135 0.013 3.2

Copper Phthalocyanine Green 0.010 2.4

Orange collar: Disperse Yellow 11 0.010 2.4

Rhodamine 6G 0.015 3.6

Rhodamine B 0.005 1.2

For full list of excipients, see section 6.1

3. Pharmaceutical form


Coloured flea collar fitted with safety buckle

4. Clinical Particulars

4.1 Target species


Indications for use, specifying the target species

Treatment of dogs infested with fleas (Ctenocephalides felis and C. canis)

and ticks (Ixodes ricinus).


No other insecticide should be used with the collar or within 7 days of


Do not allow the collar to come into contact with nursing females.

Do not use the collar on dogs younger than 12 weeks.

4.4 Special warnings for each target species

Remove collar if any sign of skin irritation occurs.

Check the collar is not too tight, to ensure against irritation.

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Do not allow animals to chew the collar.

Remove collar from dog immediately should any signs of drowsiness,

listlessness or respiratory difficulties develop soon after fixing the collar.

4.5 Special precautions for use

(i) Special precautions for use in animals

For external use only.

Remove fleas from young puppies and nursing females by careful use

of a flea comb.

(ii) Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the

medicinal product to animals

Do not remove collar from pack until ready to use.

Do not allow children to play with the collar.

Do not allow children to suck or chew the collar.

Do not smoke, eat or drink while handling collar.

Do not sleep with pets wearing collars.

Dimpylate / Diazinon is an organophosphorus compound: DO NOT

handle if under medical advice not to work with


Avoid excessive handling of the collar.

Cut off any excess collar with scissors and dispose of safely.

If you feel unwell after handling the collar, seek medical advice. Wash

hands thoroughly after handling the collar.

(iii) Other precautions

To help prevent reinfestation, animals’ bedding and regular resting

areas, including carpets and soft furnishings, should be treated with a

suitable insecticide and vacuumed regularly.

After fitting the collar, do not allow dogs to swim in ponds or other small

bodies of water. This will not adversely affect the activity of the collar

but is potentially

dangerous to aquatic life.

4.6 Adverse reactions (frequency and seriousness)

Typical adverse reactions to organophosphorus compounds are rare.

4.7 Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay

Do not allow contact with nursing females.

4.8 Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of


Do not combine with other organophosphorus compounds or medicines

which are not compatible with organophosphorus compounds.

4.9 Amounts to be administered and administration route

One collar per animal to be fastened around the neck. Fasten the collar

around the dog’s neck, ensuring a comfortable fit; two fingers should fit

easily under the collar. Loosen the collar as the dog grows bigger. Cut off

excess collar extending beyond buckle and dispose of with the household

refuse. Replace collar after 4 months if flea and tick re-infestation is a risk.

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4.10 Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes) if


Symptoms: Tearing, salivation, muscle twitches,

vomiting, loss of reflexes, coma, cyanosis.

Emergency procedure: Remove collar.

Antidote: Atropine.

4.11 Withdrawal period(s)

Not applicable

5 Pharmacological properties

Pharmacotherapeutic group: Ectoparasiticides for topical use, incl. insecticides

ATC Vet Code: QP53AF03

5.1 Pharmacodynamic properties

The collar is applied around the dog’s neck. The collar constantly releases

dimpylate over a four month period. Fleas and ticks on the skin of the animal

come into contact with the dimpylate and are killed.

5.2 Pharmacokinetic particulars

Dimpylate is an organophosphorus compound with a non-systemic action.

6 Pharmaceutical particulars

1.2 List of excipients

Brown collar: Charcoal Vegetable (E153)

Ferric Oxide Red (E172)

Blue collar: Coomassie Brilliant Blue G

Copper Phthalocyanine

OB (CAS No. 67210-66-6)

Red collar: Rhodamine 6G

Basic Violet 11

Yellow collar: Solvent Yellow 135

Green collar: Solvent Yellow 135

Copper Phthalocyanine Green

Orange collar: Disperse Yellow 11

Rhodamine 6G

Rhodamine B

Polyvinyl chloride

Dibutyl Phthalate

Epoxidised Soya Bean Oil

Calcium Stearate

2.2 Incompatibilities

Morphine, theophylline, aminophylline, large amounts of intravenous fluids,

phenothiazine drugs, pyrantelpalmoate.

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3.2 Shelf life

Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years

4.2 Special precautions for storage

Protect from direct sunlight.

Do not store above 25°C.

Do not remove the collar from the pack until you are ready to fit it.

5.2 Nature and composition of immediate packaging

Clear, colourless high-density polyethylene blister, containing one PVC

collar, heat sealed on varnished fibreboard/aluminium foil/fibreboard

laminate backing card.

6.2 Special precautions for the disposal of unused veterinary medicinal

products or waste materials derived from the use of such products, if


Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from

such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance

with local requirements.

EXTREMELY DANGEROUS to fish and aquatic life.

Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with the collar or empty


7 Marketing authorisation holder

Beaphar Ltd.

Homefield Road




8 Marketing authorisation number

Vm 05496/4017

9 Date of first authorisation

Date: 15 January 2000

10 Date of revision of the text

Date: November 2013

Approved: 01/11/2013

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