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Steramine

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Manufacturer: Stearns

DISINFECTANT - SANITIZER

FOR FARM AND VETERINARY USE

Active Ingredients

Alkyl (C14 60%, C16 30%, C12 5%, C18 5%) dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride

5.0%

Alkyl (C12 68%, C14 32%) dimethyl ethylbenzyl ammonium chloride

5.0%

INERT INGREDIENTS:

90.0%

TOTAL:

100.0%

EPA Reg. No. 10324-63-3640

EPA Est. No. 3640 WI-01

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

DANGER

Precautionary Statements

HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS

DANGER. 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.

Environmental Hazard

This product 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.

24 HOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT: 1-800-225-3924

First Aid

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 THIS PRODUCT.

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.

This product is not for use on Medical device surfaces.

DISINFECTION PERFORMANCE IN INSTITUTIONS (Hospitals, Dental Offices, Nursing Homes, and Other Health Care Institutions) AND NON-MEDICAL FACILITIES (Schools, Restaurants, Food Services, Beverage and Food Processing Plants and Other Non-Medical Facilities): At 4 fluid ounces of STERAMINE® per 5 gallons of water use level (or equivalent use dilution) (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: Botrytis cinerea, Burkholderia cepacia, Campylobacter jejuni, Corynebacterium ammoniagenes, Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Enterococcus faecium Vancomycin Resistant (VRE), Klebsiella pneumoniae, Listeria monocytogenes, Proteus mirabilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella enterica, Salmonella typhi, Shigella sonnei, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus aureus Methicillin resistant, Community Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA MRSA), Yersinia enterocolitica.

*VIRUCIDAL PERFORMANCE: At 4 ounces of STERAMINE® per 5 gallons of water use level (or equivalent use dilution) (625 ppm active), STERAMINE® was evaluated with a 10-minute contact time in the presence of 5% serum and found to be effective against the following viruses on hard, non-porous inanimate surfaces:

Avian influenza A Turkey/Wisconsin virus, Avian influenza A (H5N1) virus, Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), Herpes Simplex Type 1 virus, Herpes Simplex Type 2 virus, HIV-1 (w/2 minute contact time), Human Coronavirus, Infectious Bronchitis Virus, Influenza A (H1N1) virus, Influenza A2/Japan Virus, Vaccinia virus

FUNGICIDAL PERFORMANCE: At 4 ounces of STERAMINE® per 5 gallons of water use level (or equivalent use dilution) (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:

Aspergillus niger

Trichophyton mentagrophytes - athlete’s foot fungus/a cause of Ringworm

PREPARATION OF DISINFECTION/VIRUCIDAL*/FUNGICIDAL USE SOLUTION: For heavily soiled areas, a preliminary cleaning is required. Add 4 ounces of STERAMINE® to 5 gallons of water (or equivalent use dilution), to disinfect hard non-porous surfaces. Apply use solution using a brush, sponge, cloth, mop, auto scrubber, mechanical spray device, coarse pump or trigger spray device or by immersion so as to thoroughly wet surfaces. For sprayer applications, spray 6-8 inches from surface. Do not breathe spray. Rub with brush, cloth, or sponge. Treated surfaces must remain wet for 10 minutes. Allow to air dry. Rinse all treated surfaces that come in contact with food such as countertops, appliances, tables and stovetops 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.

FOR DISINFECTING HARD, NON-POROUS INANIMATE SURFACES AGAINST AVIAN INFLUENZA A (H5N1) VIRUS: For use in hospitals, hotels, motels, schools and other non-animal use sites, follow the PREPARATION OF DISINFECTION/ VIRUCIDAL*/FUNGICIDAL USE SOLUTION directions. For use in animal housing facilities, follow the SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INACTIVATING AVIAN INFLUENZA A (H5N1) VIRUS in the Animal Premise section.

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.

FOOD CONTACT SANITIZING PERFORMANCE: At 1 ounce of STERAMINE® per 4 gallons of water (or equivalent use dilution) (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:

Aeromonas hydrophila, Campylobacter jejuni, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacter sakazakii,

Enterococcus faecalis Vancomycin resistant, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Escherichia coli 0111:H8, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella typhi, Shigella dysenteriae, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Yersinia enterocolitica

SANITIZING OF FOOD PROCESSING EQUIPMENT AND OTHER HARD NONPOROUS FOOD CONTACT SURFACES IN FOOD PROCESSING LOCATIONS, 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 (or equivalent use dilution) (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 ounces per 4 gallons use solution of STERAMINE®. Surfaces must remain wet for at least 60 seconds. Let surfaces drain 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 (or equivalent use dilution) (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. A fresh solution must be prepared 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.

Animal Premises

Prior to use of STERAMINE®, cover or remove all food and packaging material before disinfection and remove all animals and feeds from areas to be treated, animal transportation vehicles, and enclosures. 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.

ANIMAL PREMISE VIRUCIDAL* PERFORMANCE: At a 4-ounce of STERAMINE® per 5 gallons of water use level (or equivalent use dilution) (625 ppm active), STERAMINE® was evaluated and found to be effective in the presence of 5% blood serum and with a 10-minute contact time against the following viruses on hard, non-porous inanimate surfaces:

Avian influenza A Turkey/Wisconsin virus, Avian Influenza A (H5N1) virus, Avian Reovirus, Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus, Canine Coronavirus, Canine Distemper Virus, Equine Arteritis virus, Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis virus (IBR), Infectious Laryngotracheitis Virus, Newcastle disease virus, Porcine Respiratory & Reproductive Virus (PRRSV), Porcine Rotavirus, Pseudorabies virus, Transmissible Gastroenteritis (TGE) Virus

VETERINARY CLINICS/ANIMAL LIFE SCIENCE LABORATORY/ANIMAL CARE FACILITIES/ANIMAL RESEARCH CENTERS/ANIMAL LABORATORY/ANIMAL QUARANTINE AREAS/ANIMAL BREEDING FACILITIES/ZOOS/PET SHOP/ANIMALHUSBANDRY/KENNELS/BREEDING AND GROOMING ESTABLISHMENTS/TACK SHOPS DISINFECTION DIRECTIONS: For cleaning and disinfecting hard, non-porous inanimate surfaces in the following areas to be treated such as equipment, utensils, instruments, cages, kennels, stables, stalls and catteries, and other hard-nonporous inanimate surfaces, prepare a use solution of 4 oz of STERAMINE® per 5 gallons of water (or equivalent use dilution)(625 ppm active) and apply so as to wet thoroughly. 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. Rub with brush, cloth, or sponge. Allow surfaces to remain wet for a period of 10 minutes. Immerse all halters and other types of hard, non-porous inanimate equipment used in handling and restraining animals as well as forks, shovels, scrapers used in removing litter and manure in the use solution. Ventilate buildings and other closed spaces. Do not house animals or employ equipment until treatment has been absorbed, set or dried. Thoroughly scrub all treated feed racks, automatic feeders, waterers and other treated equipment that dispenses food or water 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.

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 (or equivalent use dilution) (625 ppm active) to hard nonporous inanimate 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 inanimate 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 all 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. A fresh solution must be prepared at least daily or when use solution becomes visibly soiled.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INACTIVATING AVIAN INFLUENZA A (H5N1) VIRUS: Prepare a disinfecting solution of 4 oz of STERAMINE® per 5 gallons of water (equivalent use dilution) (625 ppm active) and apply to all hard nonporous inanimate 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 inanimate 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.

Storage And Disposal

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

PESTICIDE STORAGE: Store only in original container. Keep this product under locked storage sufficient to make it inaccessible to children or persons unfamiliar with its proper use.

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 HANDLING: Non-Refillable Container. Do not reuse or refill this container. 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. Drain for 10 seconds after the flow begins to drip. Follow Pesticide Disposal instructions for rinsate disposal. Repeat this procedure two more times. Then offer for recycling if available or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or by incineration.

Sold By: STEARNS PACKAGING CORPORATION, P.O. Box 3216, Madison, Wisconsin 53704-0216

1-800-655-5008

www.stearnspkg.com

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STEARNS PACKAGING CORPORATION
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Telephone:   608-246-5150
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