Frequently Asked Questions

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Is Fire-Out safe to use?

Yes! Fire-Out is FDA approved and safe to use in accordance with the directions on the packaging.

Can I use Fire-Out that has expired?

It is recommended that you discard any product after it expires and replace it with a new one.

Can children use Fire-Out?

Fire-Out can be used on children two and older. If your child is under two, please consult with your doctor before using.

What are the active ingredients in Fire-Out?

Fire-Out’s two active ingredients are benzocaine for the pain and menthol to relieve the itch. Both ingredients are considered safe and effective.

How often can I use Fire-Out?

Fire-Out can be applied to sting or bite area as needed, but not more than 3-4 times a day.

Why do I have to remove the bee’s stinger before I use Fire-Out on a bee sting?

A bee’s stinger releases venom into your body. The longer the stinger stays in, the more venom and the more pain. By removing the stinger, you can stop the release of the venom before treating the itch and pain.

If I’m allergic to bee stings can I use Fire-Out?

Fire-Out is not medication to treat allergic reactions. If you are stung and are allergic to bees or if you believe you are having a life-threatening allergic reaction like anaphylaxis, seek medical attention immediately.

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