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This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis


A powerful germicide for use in poultry, dairy and swine areas, and for general farm use. Fast acting. Effective in hard water.

Active Ingredients

n-Alkyl (60% C14, 30% C16, 5.0% C12, 5.0% C18) dimethyl benzyl ammonium chlorides


n-Alkyl (68% C12, 32% C14) dimethyl ethylbenzyl ammonium chlorides








Non-flammable, non-volatile, odorless, non-corrosive to inanimate surfaces in use dilution.

EPA Reg No. 346-38

EPA Est. 346-CO-1

Directions For Use

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

GENERAL FARM USES: Livestock, Poultry and Swine Houses. Livestock, Poultry and Swine Equipment, including Trucks.

Disinfection solution: 3 oz Quat-A-Mone disinfectant to 10 gal of water (470 ppm active quaternary)

a. Remove all poultry and feeds from premises, cars, trucks, coops, crates.

b. Remove all litter and droppings from floors, walls, surfaces of facilities and fixtures traversed or occupied by poultry.

c. Empty all troughs, racks and other feeding and watering appliances. Clean with good detergent and rinse thoroughly.

d. Saturate all surfaces with disinfectant solution using a brush, cloth or mop.

e. Immerse all forks, shovels and scrapers.

f. Ventilate buildings, cars, boats, coops and other closed spaces. Do not house poultry or other animals or employ equipment until treatment has been absorbed, set or dried. A contact time of at least 10 minutes is required for disinfection.

g. All treated feed racks, mangers, troughs, automatic feeders, fountains and waterers must be thoroughly rinsed with potable water prior to reuse.

Hatchery equipment: To disinfect hatching equipment, remove gross contamination, clean equipment with detergent and rinse with water. Prepare disinfecting solution - 3 oz Quat-A-Mone disinfectant to 10 gal of water - and apply to surface by sponge, mop, brush or cloth.


Cleaning bulk milk cans: As soon as possible after milk has been removed from bulk tank, rinse tank completely with cold water and allow to drain. Place 8 gal of warm water 120°F in tank and add 1 oz (2 tablespoons) Quat-A-Mone sanitizer to the water in the tank. Scrub tank, mixers and covers and then allow to drain.

Sanitizing equipment: Previously cleaned milking equipment pails, inflations and tubing should be sanitized prior to milking operations by preparing a 200 ppm solution of active quaternaries by mixing 1 oz (2 tablespoons) Quat-A-Mone sanitizer in 8 gal of water. Scrub or dip equipment into the solution and allow to drain prior to beginning of milking operation. A contact time of at least 1 minute is required for sanitization.

*Hard water tolerance: This product fulfills the criteria of Appendix F of the Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance 1965 recommendations of the U.S. Public Health Service in waters up to 600 ppm of hardness calculated as calcium carbonate, when tested by the AOAC Germicidal and Detergent/Sanitizing Official Method. Consult your milk inspector or health officer for recommendations on your local program.

Food processing plants: To sanitize previously cleaned floors, walls and utensils, apply a sanitizing solution - 1 oz Quat-A-Mone sanitizer to 8 gal of water - using a cloth, brush or hand mop. A contact time of at least 1 minute is required for sanitization. No potable water rinse required. To disinfect and deodorize previously cleaned walls, floors, bathroom areas and garbage pails, apply a disinfecting solution - 3 oz Quat-A-Mone sanitizer to 10 gal of water - using a cloth, mop or brush.

Precautionary Statements

Hazardous to Humans and Domestic Animals

DANGER, Keep Out of Reach of Children. Corrosive. Causes irreversible eye damage and skin burns. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if absorbed through skin. Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing. Wear goggles or face shield, rubber gloves and protective clothing when handling. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

First Aid

Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment. You may also contact 1-800-424-9300 for emergency medical treatment information. If on skin or clothing: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. 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. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. If swallowed: Call poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting. 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 mouth-to-mouth, if possible.

Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment advice.

NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage.

Physical Or Chemical Hazards

Do not mix with oxidizers, anionic soaps and detergents.

Storage And Disposal

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

Pesticide Storage: Store in a cool, dry area under lock and key. Post as a pesticide storage area. Always store pesticides in the original container. Store away from food, pet food, feed, seed, fertilizers and veterinary supplies. Do not store on side. Avoid creasing or impacting of side walls.

Pesticide Disposal: Pesticide wastes may be hazardous. Improper disposal of excess pesticide, spray mixture, or rinsate is a violation of Federal Law. Dispose of excess or waste pesticide by use according to label directions, or contact your State Pesticide or Environmental Agency or the Hazardous Waste Representative at the nearest EPA Regional Office for guidance.

Container Handling: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Triple rinse as follows: Empty the remaining contents into application equipment or a mix tank and drain for 10 seconds after the flow begins to drip. Fill the container 1/4 full with water and recap. Shake for 10 seconds. Pour rinsate into application equipment or a mix tank or store rinsate for later use or disposal. Drain for 10 seconds after the flow begins to drip. Repeat this procedure 2 more times. Then offer for recycling, if available, or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or by incineration, or if allowed by state and local authorities, by burning. If burned, stay out of smoke.

Alpharma and the Alpharma logo are registered trademarks of Alpharma, LLC; Quat-A-Mone is a trademark of Alpharma, LLC

Alpharma, LLC, Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Net contents:


1 gallon

3101SL 1005

NAC No.: 10221412

Telephone:   269-833-4000
Customer Service:   800-733-5500 and 800-793-0596
Veterinary Medical Investigations & Product Support:   800-366-5288
Technical Services (USA):   800-366-5288
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Quat-A-Mone information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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