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CVS Merthiolate

Medically reviewed on Dec 13, 2017

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE 1.3mg in 1mL
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 69842-749

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CVS Merthiolate

CVS Merthiolate

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient

Benzalkonium Chloride 0.13%

Purpose

Antiseptic

Indications

First aid antiseptic to help skin infection in minor: cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites.

Warnings

For external use only. 

Ask a doctor before use if you have

Deep or puncture wounds

Animal bites

Serious burns

When using this product do not

Get into the eyes

Apply over large areas of the body

Apply over raw surfaces or blistered areas

Use longer than one week unless directed by doctor.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • Redness, swelling or pain persists or increases.

Keep out of reach of children.
  • If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. Soap will deactivate the effects of this product.

Directions
  • Adults and children 2 years and older. Clean the affected area; apply a small amount on the area 1 to 3 times daily; may be covered with a sterile bandage. If bandaged, let dry first.
  • Children under 2 yrs. of age: Consult a doctor.

Inactive Ingredient

Acetone, FD&C Red No 4. Purified water.

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

CVS
Merthiolate
Benzalkonium
Chloride 0.13%
Mercury free
2 FL OZ (59 mL)

CVS MERTHIOLATE 
benzalkonium chloride liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69842-749
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE (BENZALKONIUM) BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE1.3 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ACETONE 
FD&C RED NO. 4 
WATER 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:69842-749-9259 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart333A01/01/2008
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Registrant - Humco Holding Group, inc. (825672884)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Humco Holding Group, Inc.825672884analysis(69842-749), manufacture(69842-749), pack(69842-749), label(69842-749)

 
CVS Pharmacy

Further information

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