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AquaLife TMS Powder (Canada)

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AquaLife TMS Powder

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Syndel

Tricaine Methanesulfonate Soluble Powder 100% w/w

DIN 02168510

Active Ingredient(s):

Tricaine Methanesulfonate




● Treated fish must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this drug when used at water temperatures of 10°C or greater.

● Wear impervious gloves when handling Aqualife TMS solutions.

● Keep out of reach of children.

Indications: For anesthesia or sedation of salmonids.

Dosage and Administration:

Use only plastic or glass containers for Aqualife TMS solutions. Dissolve 40 - 50 mg of Aqualife TMS Powder per litre of water. Immerse fish until desired depth of sedation or anaesthesia is reached.

The maximum exposure time is 30 minutes.

Immerse fish in clean water until recovery is complete. For best results use freshly made Aqualife TMS solutions.


Use at water temperatures of 10°C or greater.

Fish should not be fed for 48 hours prior to anaesthetization.

Avoid excessive handling and overcrowding during and around the time of anaesthesia.

Always test dose and response with a small group of fish first.

Maintain adequate oxygenation and acidity of solutions and change Aqualife TMS solution frequently. Buffering with sodium bicarbonate may be required.

Avoid exposure of Aqualife TMS solutions to UV light as this may cause the Aqualife TMS solutions to become toxic to the fish.

Keep Aqualife TMS solutions away from eggs and milt.


Store at room temperature (15°C to 30°C), in a cool dry place. Keep container tightly closed.


Dispose of content/containers to a suitable treatment site in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Manufactured by:

Syndel CANADA, Nanaimo, B.C., Canada V9T 6A6




Ver. 052521


Ver. 052521

CPN: 1244000.7

#9&10, 4131 MOSTAR ROAD, NANAIMO, BC, V9T 6A6
Telephone:   250-585-2006
Technical Service:   250-585-2006
Order Desk:   800-663-2282
Toll-Free:   800-663-2282
Fax:   250-585-5300
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the AquaLife TMS Powder information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

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