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This page contains information on Bactrasan for veterinary use.
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  • Bactrasan Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Bactrasan
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This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Aspen

Broad Spectrum Antimicrobial

Effective against mastitis-causing bacteria on teats such as:

Streptococcus Agalactiae

Streptococcus Dysgalactiae

Streptococcus Uberis

Staphylococcus Aureus

E. Coli

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

For Animal Use Only

Keep Out of Reach of Children

Active Ingredient

1, 6-di (N-p-chlorophenyldiguanido) hexane digluconate

2.0% w/w

Isopropyl Alcohol 99%

1.0% w/w

Inert Ingredients

97.0% w/w

Contains artificial color.


Dilute with the proper amount of water before use as a teat dip. Do not use the concentrate as a teat dip.

Bactrasan Caution

May be irritating to eyes and mucous membranes. If contact occurs, flush with copious amounts of water. Call a physician for treatment of eyes. May be harmful if swallowed. Avoid contamination of feed and foodstuffs. Rinse empty container thoroughly with water and properly destroy by crushing or burial.


Store at controlled room temperature between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). Keep container tightly closed when not in use.



AS AN ANTISEPTIC OR ANTIMICROBIAL DISINFECTANT: Provides fast acting activity against a wide range of micro-organisms, especially against those commonly present on the skin. A non-toxic, non-irritating agent possessing a wide range of antiseptic and antimicrobial activity against organisms which infect the skin, such as bacteria, fungi and yeast. When used in this manner, dilute one (1) ounce (or 2 tablespoons) of Bactrasan® per gallon (128 oz) of clean water. For use in preparation of a 0.5% solution for dipping teats as an aid in the control of mastitis-causing bacteria, such as Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus dysgalactiae, Streptococcus uberis, Staphylococcus aureus, E. coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa on teats.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE OF THE 0.5% SOLUTION: Dip each teat into the 0.5% solution immediately after each milking. Thoroughly wash teats and udder prior to next milking. Teat dipping should start at least one week before the cow freshens and continue until four days or more after drying off.

DIRECTIONS FOR DILUTION: To prepare 1 gallon of a 0.5% solution for dipping teats, mix 32 fluid ounces (1 qt.) of Bactrasan® with 96 fluid ounces (3 qt.) of clean water* or distilled water in a clean 1-gallon container. Alternately, mix 32 fluid ounces (1 qt.) of Bactrasan® with 90 fluid ounces of clean water* or distilled water and 6 fluid ounces of glycerin in a clean 1-gallon container.

* Precipitate may occur with certain types of water used for dilution. It is preferable to use distilled water or deionized water.

Manufactured for: Aspen Veterinary Resources,® Ltd., Liberty, MO 64068, USA



3.7 L (128 fl oz) (1 Gal)

A121FP 01/12

NAC No.: 14750061

Telephone:   816-415-4324
Fax:   816-415-4314
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