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LYSOL Brand I.C. Quaternary Disinfectant Cleaner (concentrate)

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Lysol Brand I.c. Quaternary Disinfectant Cleaner (concentrate)

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Reckitt Benckiser

Pseudomonacidal, Staphylocidal, Salmonellacidal, Bactericidal, Fungicidal, Virucidal*, Mildewstatic, Disinfectant

Active Ingredients


Didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride


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


Inert Ingredients




keep Out Of Reach Of Children




Epa Reg. No. 47371-129-675

Epa Est. No. 09019-oh-002

A Multi-purpose, Neutral Ph, Germicidal Detergent And Deodorant Effective In Hard Water Up To 400 Ppm (calculated As Caco3) In The Presence Of A Moderate Amount Of Soil (5% Organic Serum) According To The Aoac Use-dilution Test. Disinfects, Cleans, And Deodorizes In One Labor-saving Step.

Effective Against The Following Pathogens


Pseudomonas aeruginosa1, Salmonella choleraesuis, Staphylococcus aureus - Methicillin Resistant (MRSA), Staphylococcus aureus1, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus, Bordetella bronchiseptica, Chlamydia psittaci, Enterobacter aerogenes, Enterobacter cloacae, Escherichia coli1, Fusobacterium, necrophorum, Klebsiella pneumoniae1, Listeria monocytogenes, Pasteurella multocida, Proteus mirabilis, Proteus vulgaris, Salmonella enteritidis, Legionella pneumophila, Salmonella typhi, Salmonella typhimurium, Serratia marcescens, Shigella flexneri, Shigella sonnei, Staphylococcus epidermidis2, Streptococcus faecalis1, Streptococcus pyogenes, Enterococcus faecalis -Vancomycin Resistant (VRE)

1ATTC & antibiotic-resistant strain

2Antibiotic-resistant strain only


Aspergillus niger, Candida albicans, Trichophyton mentagrophytes


Human Coronavirus, HIV-1 (AIDS Virus), Herpes Simplex Type 1, Herpes Simplex Type 2, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Rubella (German Measles), Adenovirus Type 4, Vaccinia, Influenza A/Hong Kong, Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

Animal Viruses*

Canine Distemper, Feline Leukemia, Pseudorabies (PRV), Avian polyomavirus, Feline Picornavirus, Rabies

Disinfects, cleans, and deodorizes the following hard nonporous inanimate surfaces: floors, walls, (non-medical) metal surfaces, (non-medical) stainless steel surfaces, glazed porcelain, plastic surfaces (such as polypropylene, polystyrene, etc.). Recommended for use in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, colleges, commercial and industrial institutions, office buildings, tanning salons, veterinary clinics, animal life science laboratories, zoos, pet shops, airports, kennels, hotels, motels, and grooming establishments. Use to clean and disinfect non-medical (i.e. industrial and firefighing) respirators in industrial, commercial and institutional premises.

Directions For Use

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

This Product Is Not For Use On Medical Device Surfaces.

Disinfection/cleaning/deodorizing Directions

Remove heavy soil deposits from surface. Then thoroughly wet surface with a use-solution of 1/2 oz. of the concentrate per gallon of water. 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. Food contact surfaces must be thoroughly rinsed with potable water. This product must not be used to clean the following food contact surfaces: utensils, glassware and dishes. Prepare a fresh solution daily or more often if the solution becomes visibly dirty or diluted.

*kills Hiv-1 (aids Virus) And Hbv (hepatitis B Virus) And Hcv (hepatitis C Virus) On Precleaned, Environmental Surfaces/objects Previously Soiled With Blood/body Fluids in Health Care Settings Or Other Settings In Which There Is An Expected Likelihood Of Soiling Of Inanimate Surfaces/objects With Blood/body Fluids, And In Which The Surfaces/objects Likely To Be Soiled With Blood/body Fluids Can Be Associated With The Potential For Transmission Of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (hiv-1) (associated With Aids) Or Hepatitis B Virus (hbv) Or Hepatitis C Virus (hcv).

special Instructions For Cleaning And Decontamination Against Hiv-1 (aids Virus) Or Hbv Or Hcv Of Surfaces/objects Soiled With Blood/body Fluids

Personal Protection

Disposable protective gloves, gowns, face masks, or eye coverings as appropriate must be worn during all cleaning of blood/body fluids and during decontamination procedures.

Cleaning Procedures

Blood/body fluids must be thoroughly cleaned from surfaces/objects before application of disinfectant.

Contact Time

HIV-1 (AIDS VIRUS) is inactivated after a contact time of 4 minutes at 25°C (77°F) (room temperature). HBV and HCV are inactivated after a 10 minute contact time. Use a 10 minute contact time for all other viruses, fungi, and bacteria listed.

Disposal Of Infectious Materials

Blood/body fluids should be autoclaved and disposed of according to federal, state, and local regulations for infectious waste disposal.

Toilet Bowls

Swab bowl with brush to remove heavy soil prior to cleaning or disinfecting. Clean by applying use-solution around the bowl and up under the rim. Stubborn stains may require brushing. To disinfect, first remove or expel over the inner trap the residual bowl water. Pour in 3 oz. of the use-solution. Swab the bowl completely using a scrub brush or mop, making sure to get under rim. Let stand for 10 minutes or overnight, then flush.

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.

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 Lysol® Brand I.C.™ Quaternary Disinfectant Cleaner per gallon of water (or equivalent dilution) for a period of 10 minutes. 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 LYSOL® Brand I.C.™ Quaternary Disinfectant Cleaner per gallon of water. Heavily soiled areas may require repeated cleaning before treatment.

Cleaning And Disinfecting Hard Nonporous Surfaces On Personal Protective Equipment (respirators)

Preclean equipment if heavily soiled to ensure proper surface contac. Add 1/2 oz. of this product to one gallon of water. Gently mix for a uniform solution. Apply solution to hard, nonporous surfaces of the respirator with a brush, coarse spray device, sponge or by immersion. Thoroughly wet all surfaces to be disinfected. Treated surfaces should remain wet for 10 minutes. Remove excess solution from equipment prior to storage. Comply with all OSHA regulations for cleaning respiratory protection (29 CFR§1910.134).


Correct Solution Strength

0.39% (1:256, 1/2 Oz. Per Gallon)



1/2 Oz.

1 Gallon

2 1/2 Oz.

5 Gallons

Precautionary Statements

Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals


CORROSIVE. Causes irreversible eye damage and skin burns. Harmful if swallowed. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wear protective eyewear (goggles, face shield or safety glasses), protective clothing and protective gloves. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. 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, cal 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.

Storage And Disposal

Store in original container in areas inaccessible to children. Do not resuse empty container, Wrap and discard in trash or recycle.

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128 FL. OZ. (1 GAL.) 3.79 L


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