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Complete Treatment for Lice
RID products enable you to provide safe and effective lice treatment at home. RID, the market leader in head lice treatment products, has created the RID 1-2-3 Lice Elimination System to guide you through each of the steps. It includes scientifically proven products to kill lice, remove their eggs, and treat your home.
The RID Complete Lice Elimination kit includes RID Lice Killing Shampoo, RID Lice and Egg Comb-Out Gel, and the RIDvantage Lice Comb. The RID Home Lice, Bedbug, and Dust Mite Spray eliminates lice on carpeting, furniture, bedding, and other items that cannot be washed. The RID Complete Lice Elimination Kit provides a comprehensive elimination system for lice.
The RID Lice Killing Shampoo uses two active ingredients, piperonyl butoxide (PBO) and pyrethrum extract, which can kill lice when used as directed.
RID Complete Lice Elimination 3 Item Kit
America's #1 Lice Brand for Over 10 Years
Learning that someone in your family has lice is never welcome news. But there's no need to feel overwhelmed by the prospect of getting rid of lice. When you understand what kills lice, you will be better prepared to get RID of them. Remember, with the right information--and the RID Complete Lice Elimination System--getting rid of lice can be as simple as 1, 2, 3. Unique 3 Step Lice Eliminating System in 1 Box
• Step 1 - Lice Killing Shampoo Treatment
• Step 2 - Lice & Egg Comb Out Gel (Including Comb)
• Step 3 - Home Lice Control Spray • America's #1 Lice Killing Brand
Important: Read warnings before use
Adults and children 2 years and over:
Check each household member with a magnifying glass in bright light for lice/nits (eggs).
Look for tiny nits near scalp, beginning at back of neck and behind ears.
Examine small sections of hair at a time.
Unlike dandruff which moves when touched, nits stick to the hair.
If either lice or nits are found, treat with this product.
Apply thoroughly to dry hair or other affected area. For head lice, first apply behind ears and to back of neck.
Allow product to remain for 10 minutes, but no longer.
Use warm water to form a lather, shampoo, then thoroughly rinse.
For head lice, towel dry hair and comb out tangles.
Remove lice and their eggs (nits)
Use a fine-tooth or special lice/nit comb. Remove any remaining nits by hand (using a throw-away glove).
Hair should remain slightly damp while removing nits.
If hair dries during combing, dampen slightly with water.
For head lice, part hair into sections. Do one section at a time starting on top of head. Longer hair may take 1 to 2 hours.
Lift a 1- to 2-inch wide strand of hair. Place comb as close to scalp as possible and comb with a firm, even motion away from scalp.
Pin back each strand of hair after combing.
Clean comb often. Wipe nits away with tissue and discard in a plastic bag. Seal bag and discard to prevent lice from coming back.
After combing, thoroughly recheck for lice/nits. Repeat combing if necessary.
Check daily for any lice/nits that you missed.
A second treatment must be done in 7to 10 days to kill any newly hatched lice.
If infestation continues, see a doctor for other treatments.
Children under 2 years: ask a doctor.
Before using, read consumer information insert for complete directions.
Use after shampooing with Rid lice killing shampoo or other similar product to kill lice and eggs.
Towel dry hair and comb out tangles with regular comb.
Apply Rid lice & egg comb-out gel to one section of damp hair at a time.
Massage well to ensure that the product covers the entire section.
Pay special attention to the areas behind the ears and at the nape of the neck where nits and eggs are more likely to be found.
Comb out the dead lice, eggs, and nits with the enclosed Rid comb. (See insert for additional combing instructions). This step is very important.
If hair dries during combing, dampen slightly with water and re-apply gel as needed.
Rinse thoroughly with warm water, alter you have combed entire head. Disinfect combs with hot water (130degree F).
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
In the home, cover all food processing surfaces and utensils during treatment or thoroughly wash before use. Cover or remove exposed food. We recommend that those with asthma or severe allergies consult their doctor before using this product and have someone else apply this product.
Step 1. Treat.
Apply Rid lice killing shampoo according to label directions.
Repeat this step 7 to l0 days later to help prevent reinfestation.
Step 2. Remove.
After Step 1, comb out the eggs and nits in the hair with a fine-toothed comb or with the Rid comb (included).
You can use Rid lice & egg comb-out gel on damp hair to make removal faster and easier.
Use Rid home lice, bedbug & dust mite spray to kill lice and their eggs on mattresses, furniture, car interiors, and other non-washable items.
Wash bed linens, clothing, and other items in hot water and dry in high heat.
Important: Read detailed directions inside before using.
This kit contains 3 products (lice killing shampoo, lice & egg comb-out gel, home lice control spray) to completely eliminate lice from your family and home. The 4 oz bottle of shampoo and 2 oz tube of gel should be enough product to treat one person. However, amount of product needed will vary by hair length. See below for guidelines.
Lice killing shampoo.
Hair length : Approximate amount for 1 adult/child.
Short (ear length or shorter): First application 1oz - 2oz. Second application 1oz-2oz Total. 2oz -4oz.
Medium (shorter length) : First application: 2oz-3oz. Second application: 2oz-3oz. Total: 4oz-6oz.
Long (past shoulder length) : First application: 3oz-4oz. Second application: 3oz-4oz. Total: 6oz-8oz.
Lice & egg comb-out gel.
hair length: Approximate amount for 1 adult./child.
Short (ear length or shorter): First application: 1/2 tube. Second application: 1/2 tube. Total: 1tube (2oz).
Medium/long (shoulder length or longer): First application: 1 tube (2 oz). Second application: 1 tube (2oz). Total : 2 tubes (4oz)
Shake well before using.
Remove protective cap, hold container upright with nozzle away from you. Depress valve and spray from a distance of 8-10 inches (12-15 inches for baseboards, moldings and floors). Test product on an inconspicuous area before applying to check for possible staining or discoloration. Inspect again after drying. Spray to the point of dampness but not run-off. Over application may cause damage. Will not stain surfaces or fabrics where water alone causes no damage.
This product is Step 3 in the Bayer corporations lice control system.
Step 1: Kill lice with Rid lice killing shampoo. Re-apply in 10 days.
Step 2; Comb out eggs & nits with Rid lice & egg comb-out gel.
Step 3: Clean home. Use Rid home lice, bedbug & dust mite spray for non-washable items. Washables should be washed in hot water and dried in high heat.
To kill lice and louse eggs: Spray the entire area to be treated. Spray each square foot for three seconds. Allow all sprayed articles to dry thoroughly before use. If lice infestation should occur on humans, use a product labeled for use on humans. Spray only those garments and parts of bedding, including mattresses and furniture that cannot be either laundered or dry cleaned. Do not use on sheets or pillowcases.
Bedbugs: Spray mattress, particularly around tufts and seams. Take beds apart and spray into all joints. Treat baseboards, moldings and floors. After mattress is dry, cover with mattress cover and sheet. Do not use mattress without a cover.
Retreat if infestation occurs, but not more than once every two weeks.
To kill house dust miles (Dermaptophagoides spp. ): Rid home lice, bedbug & dust mite spray controls house dust mites that may cause asthma, hay fever, rhinitis, watery eyes and sneezing. One treatment lasts for up to 8 weeks. On upholstered furniture-test fabric in an inconspicuous area to insure dyes will not bleed. Spray all fabric surfaces until damp. Do not use on delicate fabrics. Allow furniture to dry thoroughly before using. Un Carpets-spray over entire carpet until damp. Hold the nozzle approximately 12 to 18 inches from the carpet surface and spray in a sweeping motion. Use an overlapping pattern to insure total coverage. Alter application, brush the surface of the carpet with a broom or brush to insure deep penetration. Allow carpet to dry thoroughly before reentering the treated area. Drying time can be accelerated by using a fan. On Mattresses - spray the top, bottom and sides of mattresses until damp, paying particular attention to tufts and seams. Allow to dry thoroughly before using. After mattress is dry, cover with mattress cover and sheet. Do not use mattress without a cover. Vacuum entire area once dry. Since vacuuming stirs dust up in the air those with allergies should have another person vacuum or should wear a dust mask and use vacuum with a high efficiency particulate (HEPA) filter.
Storage and disposal.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry area away from children and pets and away from heat, sparks and open flame. Do not transport or store below 32degree F (0degree C).
Disposal: Do not puncture or incinerate.
If empty: Place in trash or offer for recycling if available.
If partly filled: Call your local solid waste agency or 1-800-CLEANUP for disposal instructions.
To the extent consistent with applicable law, purchaser assumes all responsibility for safety and use not in accordance with directions.
Keep out of reach of children.
For external use only.
Do not use
Near the eyes. Inside the nose, mouth, or vagina.
On lice in eyebrows or eyelashes. See a doctor if lice are present in these areas.
Ask a doctor before use if you are allergic to ragweed. May cause breathing difficulty or an asthmatic attack.
When using this product.
Keep eyes tightly closed and protect eyes with a washcloth or towel.
If product gets into the eyes, flush with water right away.
Scalp itching or redness may occur.
Stop use and ask a doctor if.
Breathing difficulty occurs. Eye irritation occurs. Skin or scalp irritation continues or infection occurs.
Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away.
Call poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment. For medical emergencies or other information call 1-800-RID-LICE (1-800-743-5423).
For transport emergencies only call 1-877-315-9819.
If swallowed: Immediately call a poison control center or doctor.
Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control center or doctor.
Do not give any liquid to the person.
Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If in eyes: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first minutes, then continue rinsing eye.
If inhaled: Move person to fresh air.
If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration preferably by mouth-to-mouth., if possible.
If on skin or clothing: Take off contaminated clothing.
Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes.
Note to physician.
Contains petroleum distillate - vomiting may cause aspiration pneumonia.
Precautionary statements hazards to humans & domestic animals.
Caution: Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through skin. Avoid inhalation of spray mist. Causes eye irritation. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Avoid contamination of feed and foodstuffs. Remove pets and birds and cover fish aquaria before space spraying or surface applications. This product is not for use on humans. Vacate room after treatment and ventilate before reoccupying. Do not allow children or pets to contact treated areas until surfaces are dry.
Physical or chemical hazards.
Contents under pressure. Do not use or store near heat or open flame. Do not puncture or incinerate container. Exposure to temperatures above 130degree F (54degree C) may cause bursting.
Active ingredients - Purpose
Piperonyl butoxide (4%) - Lice treatment
Pyrethrum extract (equivalent to 0.33% pyrethrins) - Lice treatment
Inactive ingredients Ammonium Laureth Sulfate, Dehydrated Alcohol, Fragrance, Isopropyl Alcohol, PEG-25 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Polyquaternium-10, Purified Water.
Purified Water, Glycerin, Hydroxyethylcellulose, PG-Hydroxyethylcellulose Cocodimonium Chloride, Polysorbate20,
DMDM Hydantoin, Fragrance, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate.
Permethrin* - 0.50%
Other ingredients** - 99.50%
*Cis/trans ratio: MAx 55% (+/-) cis and min 45% (+/-) trans.
**Contains petroleum distillate.