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Dakil S Disinfectant

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Dakil S Disinfectant

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Davis


Disinfectant • Sanitizer • Salmonellacidal

Bactericidal • Fungicidal • Mildewstatic • *Virucidal


Active Ingredients

Didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride


n-Alkyl (C14 50%, C12 40%, C16 10%) dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride








EPA REG. NO. 47371-129-50591

EPA EST. NO. 50591-GA-1

Dakil S™ is a multi-purpose, neutral pH, germicidal detergent effective in hard water up to 200 ppm in the presence of a moderate amount of soil (5% organic serum) according to the AOAC Use-dilution Test. For use in grooming establishments, kennels, veterinary clinics, pet shops, equine farms, breeding establishments and tack shops. Dakil S disinfects, cleans, deodorizes and sanitizes the following hard nonporous inanimate surfaces: floors, walls, metal surfaces, stainless steel surfaces, glazed porcelain and plastics surfaces such as polypropylene and polystyrene, etc. It is effective at eliminating odors on porous surfaces such as carpets, drapes and bedding and provides long lasting freshness against tough pet odors from litter boxes and pet accidents.

Dakil S is effective against the following pathogens:

Animal Viruses: *Canine distemper, *Rabies, *Pseudorabies, *Feline coronavirus, *Feline leukemia, *Feline panleukopenia virus, *Feline picornavirus, *Equine Herpes Virus Type 1, *Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis, *Infectious bronchitis, *Avian influenza (H5N1), *Avian polyomavirus, *Newcastle Disease, *Porcine parvovirus, *Transmissible gastroenteritis virus

Viruses: *Adenovirus Type 4, *Hepatitis B virus, *Rotavirus, *Rubella virus, *SARS Associated Coronavirus, *Vaccinia (Pox virus)

Bacteria: Pseudomonas aeruginosa1, Salmonella enterica, Staphylococcus aureus1, Bordetella bronchiseptica, Enterobacter aerogenes, Listeria monocytogenes, Streptococcus pyogenes (Strep)

Fungi: Aspergillus niger, Candida albicans, Trichopyton mentagrophytes (Athlete’s Foot Fungus and a cause of Ringworm)

1ATCC & antibiotic resistant strain

Dakil S is a sanitizer for hard nonporous non-food contact surfaces according to the method for Sanitizers - Non-Food Contact Surfaces, modified in the presence of 400 ppm hard water plus 5% organic serum in 60 seconds against:

Enterobacter aerogenes

Staphylococcus aureus

Precautionary Statements


DANGER: Corrosive. Causes irreversible eye damage and skin burns. Harmful if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through the skin. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or an clothing. Wear protective eyewear (goggles, face shield or safety glasses), protective clothing and protective gloves (rubber or chemical resistant). Avoid breathing vapor or spray mist Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. Remove contaminated clothing and wash clothing before reuse.

First Aid

IF IN EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15 - 20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye.

IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15 - 20 minutes.

IF SWALLOWED: Call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by the poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

IF INHALED: Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably by mouth-to-mouth, if possible.

Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor or going for treatment.

NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage. Measures against circulatory shock, respiratory depression and convulsion may be needed.

Directions For Use

It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

Dilution: 1:256

1/2 oz per gallon of water (660 ppm of active quat)

This product is not for use on medical device surfaces.

VETERINARY PRACTICE/ANIMAL CARE/ANIMAL LABORATORY/ZOOS/PET SHOP/KENNELS DISINFECTION DIRECTIONS: For cleaning and disinfecting hard nonporous surfaces: equipment used for animal food or water, utensils, instruments, cages, kennels, stables, catteries, etc. Remove all animals and feeds from premises, animal transportation vehicles, crates, etc. Remove all litter, droppings and manure from floors, walls and surfaces of facilities occupied or traversed by animals. Empty all feeding and watering appliances. Thoroughly clean all surfaces with soap or detergent and rinse with water. Saturate surfaces with a use-solution of 1/2 oz. of Dakil S per gallon of water for a period of 10 minutes. Use 2 oz. per gallon of water to kill Adenovirus Type 7. Wipe or allow to air dry. Ventilate buildings and other closed spaces. Thoroughly scrub all treated surfaces that come into contact with food, including equipment used for feeding or watering, with soap or detergent and rinse with potable water before reuse. Do not house animals or employ equipment until treatment has been absorbed, set or dried.

FOR HEAVY DUTY CLEANING AND / OR ODOR CONTROL: When greater cleaning is desired, use 1 - 2 oz. of Dakil S per gallon of water. Heavily soiled areas may require repeated cleaning before treatment.


PET ODORS: Use 2 - 3 oz. per gallon of water or desired concentration, for urine, feces, and vomit, in carpet and upholstery. Clean prior to application then spray onto affected areas. Test hidden area far colorfastness. Allow 10 minutes contact time. Then blot with clean cloth. Allow to dry. Also effective on pet bedding and litter boxes.

TO SANITIZE NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES: Mix 1/2 oz. of Dakil S per gallon of water to sanitize hard nonporous surfaces. Treated surfaces must remain wet for 60 seconds. Wipe dry with a sponge, mop, or cloth or allow to air dry. Do not use in food preparation, food handling and food storage areas. This product is not to be used on glassware, dishware, cookware or utensils.

DISINFECTION / CLEANING / DEODORIZING DIRECTIONS: Remove heavy soil deposits from surface. Then thoroughly wet surface with a use-solution of 1/2 ounce of concentrate per gallon of water or equivalent. Use 2 oz. per gallon of water to kill Adenovirus Type 7. The use-solution can be applied with a cloth, mop, sponge, or coarse spray, or soaking. For sprayer applications, use a coarse spray device. Spray 6-8 inches from the surface, rub with a brush, cloth or sponge. Do not breathe spray. Let solution remain on surface for a minimum of 10 minutes. Rinse or allow to air dry. Rinsing of floors is not necessary unless they are to be waxed or polished.

This product is not for use on food contact surfaces.

BACTERICIDAL STABILITY OF USE-DILUTION: Prepare a fresh solution daily or more often if the solution becomes visibly dirty or diluted.

FUNGICIDAL DIRECTIONS: For use in areas such as locker rooms, dressing rooms, shower and bath areas and exercise facilities follow disinfection directions.

MILDEWSTATIC INSTRUCTIONS: Will effectively control the growth of mold and mildew plus the odors caused by them when applied to hard, nonporous surfaces such as walls, floors, and table tops. Apply use-solution of 1/2 oz. per gallon of water with a cloth, mop, sponge, or coarse spray. Make sure to wet all surfaces completely. Let air dry. Repeat application weekly or when growth reappears.

Storage And Disposal

Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal.

PESTICIDE STORAGE: Open dumping is prohibited. Store in original container in areas inaccessible to children.

PESTICIDE DISPOSAL: Pesticide wastes are acutely hazardous. Improper disposal of excess pesticide, spray mixture or rinsate is a violation of Federal Law. If these wastes cannot be disposed of by use according to label instructions, contact your State Pesticide or Environmental Control Agency, or the Hazardous Waste representative at the nearest EPA Regional Office for guidance.

CONTAINER DISPOSAL: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Clean container promptly after emptying. Triple rinse as follows: Fill container 1/4 full with water and reclose the container. Agitate vigorously, and dispose of rinsate consistent with pesticide disposal instructions. Repeat two more times. Then offer for recycling if available or puncture and dispose in sanitary landfill or by other procedures approved by state and local authorities. Follow pesticide disposal instructions for rinsate. If not triple rinsed, these containers are acute hazardous wastes and must be disposed in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.

Davis Manufacturing, 541 Proctor Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30079


Net Content

Product No.


1 Gallon (3.785 Liters)


Rev. 1216

CPN: 1141079.1

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