SteramineThis page contains information on Steramine for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Steramine Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Steramine
- Direction and dosage information for Steramine
SteramineThis treatment applies to the following species:
DISINFECTANT - SANITIZER
FOR FARM AND VETERINARY USE
Alkyl (C14 60%, C16 30%, C12 5%, C18 5%) dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride
Alkyl (C12 68%, C14 32%) dimethyl ethylbenzyl ammonium chloride
HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
DANGER. Keep Out of Reach of Children. Corrosive. Causes irreversible eye damage and skin burns. Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through the skin. Do not get into eyes, on skin or on clothing. Wear goggles or face shield and 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 contaminated clothing and wash clothing before reuse.
STERAMINE® is toxic to fish.
Physical Or Chemical Hazards
Do not use or store near heat or open flame. Do not mix with oxidizers, anionic soaps and detergents.
EPA Reg. No. 10324-63-3640
EPA Est. No. 3640 WI-01
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
24 HOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT: 1-800-225-3924
Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment.
IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. CalI 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 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 a 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 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.
PELIGRO: SI NO PUEDE LEER EN INGLES, PREGUNTE A SU SUPERVISOR SOBRE LAS INSTRUCCIONES DE USO APROPIADAS ANTES DE TRABAJAR CON ESTE PRODUCTO.
DANGER: IF YOU CANNOT READ ENGLISH, ASK YOUR SUPERVISOR TO EXPLAIN THE APPROPRIATE DIRECTIONS FOR USE BEFORE WORKING WITH STERAMINE®.
Storage And Disposal
Do not contaminate water, food, or feed by storage and disposal.
CONTAINER DISPOSAL/PESTICIDE STORAGE: Non-refillable container. Store only in original container. Do not reuse empty container. Store pesticides away from food, pet food, feed, seed, fertilizers, and veterinary supplies. Keep STERAMINE® under locked storage sufficient to make it inaccessible to children or persons unfamiliar with its proper use. Triple rinse as follows: Fill container 1/4 full with water and reclose the container. Agitate vigorously and dispose of rinsate. Repeat two more times. Wrap container and put in trash or offer for recycling if available.
RESIDUE REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS: Triple rinse container (or equivalent) promptly after emptying. Triple rinse as follows: Fill the container 1/4 full with water and recap. Shake for 10 seconds. Follow Pesticide Disposal instructions for rinsate disposal. Drain for 10 seconds after the flow begins to drip. Repeat this procedure two more times.
Directions For Use
It is a violation of Federal Law to use STERAMINE in a manner inconsistent with is labeling.
Before using STERAMINE, food products and packaging materials must be removed from the room or carefully protected. Do not use STERAMINE to clean or disinfect glassware, utensils, dishes or interior surfaces of appliances.
DISINFECTION PERFORMANCE NON-MEDICAL FACILITIES (Schools, Restaurants, Food Services, Dairies, Farms, Beverage and Food Processing Plants and Other Non-Medical Facilities): At 4 fluid ounces of STERAMINE per 5 gallons of water use level (625 ppm active) and with a 10-minute contact time, STERAMINE is bactericidal according to the AOAC Use Dilution Test method on hard non-porous inanimate surfaces modified in the presence of 5% organic serum against:
Escherichia coli 0157:H7
Enterococcus faecium Vancomycin Resistant (VRE)
Staphylococcus aureus Methicillin resistant
Community Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA MRSA)
ANIMAL PREMISE VIRUCIDAL* PERFORMANCE: At a 4-ounce per 5 gallons of water use level (625 ppm active), STERAMINE was evaluated with a 10-minute contact time against the following viruses on hard, non-porous surfaces:
Avian influenza A Turkey/Wisconsin virus
Avian influenza A H5N1 virus
Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus
Canine Distemper Virus
Equine Arteritis virus
Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis virus (IBR)
Infectious Laryngotracheitis Virus
Newcastle disease virus
Porcine Respiratory & Reproductive Virus (PRRSV)
Transmissible Gastroenteritis (TGE) Virus
*FOR DISINFECTING HARD, NON-POROUS INANIMATE SURFACES AGAINST AVIAN INFLUENZA A VIRUS: For use in animal housing facilities, follow the *SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INACTIVATING AVIAN INFLUENZA A VIRUS in the Animal Premise section.
FUNGICIDAL PERFORMANCE: At 4 ounces of STERAMINE per 5 gallons of water use level (625 ppm active) and with a 10-minute contact time, STERAMINE® is effective in the presence of 5% blood serum against the following on hard, non-porous surfaces:
Trichophyton mentagrophytes - athlete’s foot fungus/a cause of Ringworm
FOOD CONTACT SANITIZING PERFORMANCE: At 1 ounce of STERAMINE per 4 gallons of water (200 ppm active), STERAMINE eliminates 99.999% of the following bacteria in 60 seconds in 500 ppm hard water according to the Germicidal and Detergent Sanitizing Action of Disinfectants test:
Enterococcus faecalis Vancomycin resistant
Escherichia coli O157:H7
Escherichia coli O111:H8
ANIMAL PREMISES: Prior to use, cover or remove all food and packaging material before disinfection and remove all animals and feeds from premises, animal transportation vehicles, and enclosures: coops, crates, kennels, stables. Remove all litter, droppings and manure from floors, walls and surfaces of barns, pens, stalls, chutes and other surfaces of facilities and fixtures occupied or traversed by poultry or other animals. Empty all troughs, racks and other feeding and watering appliances. Thoroughly clean surfaces with soap or detergent and rinse with water.
DISINFECTION/FUNGICIDE/VIRUCIDE* OF POULTRY/TURKEY EQUIPMENT, SWINE QUARTERS, LIVESTOCK FARMS, EQUINE QUARTERS, ANIMAL QUARTERS AND KENNELS DIRECTIONS: Saturate with 4 ounces of STERAMINE per 5 gallons of water to hard nonporous surfaces. Apply by cloth, mop, brush, sponge, auto scrubber, mechanical spray device hand pump coarse pump or trigger spray device or by immersion. For spray applications, spray 6-8 inches from surface. Do not breathe spray. Allow to remain wet for a period of 10 minutes. Immerse all halters and other types of hard nonporous equipment used in handling and restraining animals, as well as forks, shovels, and scrapers used for removing litter and manure. After application, ventilate buildings, coops and other closed spaces. Do not house poultry or other animals or employ equipment until treatment has been absorbed, set or dried. Thoroughly scrub feed racks, mangers, troughs, automatic feeders, fountains and waterers and other treated equipment which may contact food and water with soap or detergent and rinse with potable water before reuse. Change cloth, sponge or towels frequently to avoid redeposition of soil. Prepare a fresh solution at least daily or when use solution becomes visibly soiled.
*SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INACTIVATING AVIAN INFLUENZA A VIRUS: Saturate with the disinfecting solution of 4 oz of STERAMINE per 5 gallons of water to all hard nonporous surfaces and allow to remain wet for a period of 10 minutes. Apply by cloth, mop, brush, sponge, auto scrubber, mechanical spray device hand pump coarse pump or trigger spray device or by immersion. For spray applications, spray 6-8 inches from surface. Do not breathe spray. Immerse all halters and other types of hard nonporous equipment used in handling and restraining animals as well as forks, shovels, and scrapers used in removing litter and manure. Ventilate buildings, coops, and other closed spaces. Do not house poultry or employ equipment until treatment has been absorbed, set, or dried. Thoroughly scrub treated feed racks, troughs, automatic feeders, fountains, and waterers, and other treated equipment with soap or detergent, and rinse with potable water before reuse. Change cloth, sponge or towels frequently to avoid redeposition of soil. A fresh solution must be prepared at least daily or when use solution becomes visibly soiled.
Food Contact Sanitizing Directions
Before use as a sanitizer in public eating places and dairies, food products and packaging materials must be removed from the room or carefully protected. Prior to application, remove gross food particles and soil by a pre-flush or pre-scrape and when necessary, presoak. Then thoroughly wash or flush objects with a good detergent or compatible cleaner, followed by a potable water rinse before application of the sanitizing solution.
SANITIZING OF FOOD PROCESSING EQUIPMENT AND OTHER HARD, NON-POROUS FOOD CONTACT SURFACES IN FOOD PROCESSING LOCATIONS, MEAT PLANTS, DAIRIES, BAKERIES, CANNERIES, BEVERAGE PLANTS, RESTAURANTS AND BARS DIRECTIONS: For sanitizing pre-cleaned food processing equipment, dairy equipment, food utensils, dishes, silverware, eating utensils, glasses, sink tops, countertops, refrigerated storage and display equipment and other hard, non-porous food contact surfaces, apply use solution of 1-2 ounces of STERAMINE per 4 gallons of water (200-400 ppm active) with a cloth, brush, sponge, mop, auto scrubber, mechanical spray device, coarse pump or trigger spray device, or by immersion, thoroughly wetting surfaces. For spray applications, spray 6 to 8 inches from surface. Do not breathe spray. Rub with brush, sponge, or cloth. Dishes, silverware, glasses, cooking utensils, eating utensils and other similar size food processing equipment can be sanitized by immersion in a 1-2 ounce per 4 gallons use solution of STERAMINE. Surfaces must remain wet for at least 60 seconds. Allow sanitized surfaces to adequately drain before contact with food and then air dry. NO POTABLE WATER RINSE IS ALLOWED. Change cloth, sponge or towels frequently to avoid redeposition of soil. Prepare a fresh solution at least daily or when use solution becomes visibly dirty. The used sanitizing solution must not be reused for sanitizing, but can be reused for other purposes such as cleaning.
Sanitizing Egg Shells Intended For Food Directions
To sanitize previously cleaned food-grade eggs in shell egg and egg product processing plants, spray with a solution of 1-2 ounces of STERAMINE per 4 gallons of warm water (200-400 ppm active). The solution must be warmer than the eggs, but not to exceed 130°F. Wet eggs thoroughly and allow solution to drain. Eggs sanitized with STERAMINE must be subjected to a potable water rinse only if they are to be broken immediately for use in the manufacture of egg products. Eggs must be reasonably dry before casing or breaking. Prepare a fresh solution at least daily or when use solution becomes visibly soiled Do not reuse the solution for sanitizing eggs.
Note: Only clean, whole eggs can be sanitized. Dirty, cracked or punctured eggs cannot be sanitized.
Sold By: STEARNS PACKAGING CORPORATION, 4200 Sycamore Avenue (53714), P.O. Box 3216, Madison, Wisconsin 53704-0216
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