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2014-02-26 08:29:42

Eliminates More Than 99 Percent of Fleas: More Flea-Free Pets and Fewer Fleas in the Home SUMMIT, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck Animal Health today released the results of a head-to-head research study that showed ACTIVYL(®) (indoxacarb) was more effective than FRONTLINE(®) Plus (fipronil [s]-methoprene) in controlling flea populations on pets.(1) ACTIVYL eliminated more than 99 percent of fleas on pets after two monthly applications versus a 54.8 percent reduction...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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