Assassin Sheep Dip

For the control of Temephos susceptible Body Lice (Bovicola ovis), including synthetic pyrethroid resistant strains. For use on wet or dry sheep (14-42 days after shearing) by plunge or shower dipping.


  • Highly effective organophosphate alternative to diazinon for effective sheep lice control
  • Provides rapid knockdown of lice soon after treatment
  • Can be used in a plunge or shower dip
  • Non-stripping dip which makes topping up simple without the need to reinforce the dip
  • Can be applied to wet or dry sheep

Trade Advice

Category: External Parasites
Species: Sheep
Active: 350g/L Temephos
Pack Size: 5L, 20L
Withholding Periods: Meat = 14 days, ESI = 42 days, Wool withhold = 6 months before shearing or fibre collection, Wool Rehandling Period = once sheep are dry after treatment, Milk = Do not use where milk will be used for human consumption.
Storage: Store below 30 degrees
APVMA: 47568

Dose Rate

Initial charge: 100 mL/100L of water. Topping up when dip/sump level falls by no more than 25% add 100 mL/100L of fresh water. Dipping out when dip level intended to fall by more than 25% but not more than 50%, add 25ml Assassin each time dip level falls by 100L.