MetriZymeThis page contains information on MetriZyme for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- MetriZyme Indications
- Warnings and cautions for MetriZyme
- Direction and dosage information for MetriZyme
MetrizymeThis treatment applies to the following species:
Dual Enzymatic Detergent
Low foaming, dual enzymatic designed for easy one-step pre-cleaning by disintegrating blood and protein from delicate instruments and equipment.
Keep Out Of Reach Of Children
IMPORTANT: Store In A Cool Area.
- May cause eye and skin irritation.
- May cause throat, mouth and stomach irritation if ingested.
- Repeated inhalation may result in sensitization and allergic reaction in hypersensitive individuals.
- Avoid contact with strong oxidizing agents and removal of water.
- Avoid spraying or high pressure washing.
- Keep in cool place.
Personal Protective Equipment
- Protective gloves, eye gear, and impervious gown must be worn.
First Aid Measures
Eyes-flush Immediately With Water For 15 Minutes. Seek Medical Attention. Temporary Redness Of Eye May Occur.
skin-wash With Soap And Water.
inhalation-remove To Fresh Air. Consult Physician If Allergic Response Exhibited.
ingestion-do Not Induce Vomiting. Consult Physician.
for Further Information Refer To Metrex Research, Metrizyme Material Safety Data Sheet
directions For Use
Use Fresh Metrizyme® For Each Instrument Or Set Of Instruments. Discard Diluted Metrizyme Solution After Each Use.
Manual CleaningAdd 1 oz. (4 pumps of 1 quart and 1/2 gallon sizes yields 1 oz, 1 pump of 1 gallon size yields 1 oz) of concentrate to one gallon of warm water (68°F-104°F). Soak instruments and equipment immediately after use, until soil is dissolved and removed. Soak for a minimum of 1 minute. Soak longer if matter is dried on, until visibly clean. Immerse instruments completely and aspirate solution into any channels and lumens. Use an instrument brush for light mechanical cleaning if necessary. Following soak period, visually inspect for cleanliness and rinse thoroughly with warm water. Rough dry. After cleaning with MetriZyme, equipment and instruments must be disinfected/sterilized according to appropriate procedures.
Automatic ReprocessorsAdd 1/2 oz. of concentrate per gallon of water to the reprocessor reservoir, or attach container to the reprocessor’s automatic dispensing unit.
Ultrasonic UnitsAdd 1 oz. of concentrate per gallon of water. Recommended water temperature is 68°F-104°F. A soak time of 2 minutes or more is recommended for ultrasonic cleaners. Process instruments according to manufacturer’s directions.
Washer Sterilizers/decontaminatorsAttach concentrate container to the unit’s automatic dispensing unit.
Note: MetriZyme is not a sterilant/disinfectant.
Storage And Disposal
StorageStore in a cool area.
Solution DisposalFor unused solution, flush thoroughly with large quantities of water into sewage disposal system in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.
For used solution, the waste solution must be characterized by the generator and disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
Container DisposalDo not reuse empty container. Wrap container and put in trash.
For product or technical information, contact Metrex at 800-841-1428 or visit our website at www.metrex.com.
METREX® RESEARCH, 28210 Wick Road, Romulus, Michigan 48174
MADE IN USA
4 x One Quart (32 fl. oz.) bottles/case
4 x One Half Gallon (64 fl. oz.) bottles/case
2 x One Gallon bottles/case
1717 W. COLLINS AVENUE, ORANGE, CA, 92867
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