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Re: Rain Rot

If Captan is so bad then why are vets recommending it?  I had 3 separate
vets tell me to use it on my horses.

Dee wrote:
> Whoever suggested putting Captan fungicide on a horse to treat rain rot,
> please be aware that the label says:
> Causes irreversible eye damage. Harmful if swallowed or inhaled.  May cause
> allergic skin reactions.  Do not get in eyes.  Wear goggles or a face shield
> when handling.  Avoid contact with skin and clothing.  Avoid inhalation of
> dust."  And etc.
> It is also in violation of Federal law to use this and any other pesticide in
> a manner inconsistent with its labeling.  And the Captan label does not
> include application to animals.
> There may be Captan-containing fungicides specifically formulated for animals,
> but for the sake of your health and that of your horse, please do not use a
> product labeled for agricultural or horticultural use!
> Linda
> San Francisco

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