SurchlorThis page contains information on Surchlor for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Surchlor Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Surchlor
- Direction and dosage information for Surchlor
SurchlorThis treatment applies to the following species:
UN1791, Hypochlorite solutions (Sodium Hypochlorite), 8, III, Marine Pollutant, RQ, ERG 154
A DISINFECTANT FOR CONTROLLING BACTERIA & ALGAE IN SWIMMING POOLS. USED AS A SANITIZER IN SPAS & HOT TUBS, WELL WATER, MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLIES, TREATMENT OF SULFUR WATER, SEWAGE, BLEACHING, AND FOR DISINFECTING PIPE, STORAGE TANKS & OTHER SURFACES.
“DANGER: Corrosive. Causes irreversible eye damage and skin burns. May be fatal if swallowed. Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing. Wear goggles or safety glasses and rubber gloves when handling this product. Irritating to nose and throat. 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. Avoid breathing vapors. Vacate poorly ventilated area as soon as possible. Do not return until strong odors have dissipated.”
ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This pesticide is toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. Do not discharge effluent containing this active ingredient into lakes, streams, ponds, estuaries, oceans, or public waters unless this product is specifically identified and addressed in an NPDES permit. Do not discharge effluent containing this product to sewer systems without previously notifying the sewage treatment plant authority. For guidance contact your State Water Board or Regional Office of the EPA.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL HAZARDS: STRONG OXIDIZING AGENT: Mix only with water according to label directions. Mixing this product with gross filth such as feces, urine, etc., or with ammonia, acids detergents or other chemicals may release hazardous gases irritating to eyes, lungs and mucous membranes.
This product is a strong bleaching agent. Do not spill on clothing, carpet or other fabric. Store containers upright and secure in transit to prevent upset. Caps can loosen in storage. Tighten before moving. Closures also are vented to release pressure build-up, and can leak in transit. If accidentally spilled, rinse immediately with plenty of water. Do not transfer contents to any metal container for storage.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
It is a violation of federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Swimming pool water should contain proper amounts of chlorine to kill bacteria and prevent the formation of algae and cloudy water.
SANITIZATION OF NONPOROUS FOOD CONTACT SURFACES
RINSE METHOD - A solution of 100 ppm available chlorine may be used in the sanitizing solution if a chlorine test kit is available. Solutions containing an initial concentration of 100 ppm available chlorine must be tested and adjusted periodically to insure the available chlorine does not drop below 50 ppm. Prepare a 100 ppm sanitizing solution by thoroughly mixing 1 oz. of this product with 10 gallons of water. If no test kit is available, prepare a sanitizing solution by thoroughly mixing 2 oz. of this product with 10 gallons of water to provide approximately 200 ppm available chlorine by weight.
Clean equipment surfaces in the normal manner. Prior to use, rinse all surfaces thoroughly with the sanitizing solution, maintaining contact with the sanitizer for at least 2 minutes. If solution contains less than 50 ppm available chlorine, as determined by a suitable test kit, either discard the solution or add sufficient product to re-establish a 200 ppm residual. Do not rinse equipment with water after treatment, and do not soak equipment overnight.
Sanitizers used in automated systems may be used for general cleaning but may not be re-used for sanitizing purposes.
CLEAN-IN-PLACE METHOD - Thoroughly clean equipment after use. Prepare a volume of 200 ppm available chlorine sanitizing solution equal to 110% of volume capacity of the equipment by mixing the product in a ratio of 2 oz. product with 10 gallons of water. Pump solution through the system until full flow is obtained at all extremities, the system is completely filled with the sanitizer, and all air is removed from the system. Close drain valves and hold under pressure for at least 10 minutes to insure contact with all internal surfaces. Remove some cleaning solution from drain valve and test with a chlorine test kit. Repeat entire cleaning/sanitizing process if effluent contains less than 50 ppm available chlorine.
SWIMMING POOL WATER DISINFECTION:
For a new pool or spring start-up, super-chlorinate with 52 to 104 oz. of product for each 10,000 gallons of water to yield 5 to 10 ppm available chlorine by weight. Check the level of available chlorine with a test kit. Adjust and maintain pool water pH to between 7.2 to 7.6 Adjust and maintain the alkalinity of the pool to between 50 and 100 ppm.
To maintain the pool, add manually or by feeder device 11 oz. of this product for each 10,000 gallons of water to yield an available chlorine residual between 0.6 to 1.0 ppm by weight. Stabilized pools should maintain a residual of 1.0 to 1.5 ppm available chlorine. Test the pH, available chlorine residual and alkalinity of the water frequently with appropriate test kits. Frequency of water treatment will depend upon temperature and number of swimmers.
Every 7 days, or as necessary, super-chlorinate the pool with 52 to 104 oz. of product for each 10,000 gallons of water to yield 5 to 10 ppm available chlorine by weight. Check the level of available chlorine with a test kit. Do not reenter pool with a chlorine residual above 4 ppm due to risk of bodily harm.
At the end of the swimming pool season or when water is too drained from the pool, chlorine must be allowed to dissipate from treated pool water before discharge. Do not chlorinate the pool within 24 hours prior to discharge.
For other end-uses and directions, write or call Surpass Chemical Company for a copy of procedures and recommended dosage rates. For other end-uses and directions, write or call Surpass Chemical Company for a copy of procedures and recommended dosage rates.
NOTE: This product degrades with age. Use a chlorine test kit and increase or decrease dosage, as necessary, to obtain the required level of available chlorine.
Approximate water dilution table for this product
1 fluid oz. in 1000 gallons of water
1 fluid oz. in 100 gallons of water
1 fluid oz. in 10 gallons of water
1 fluid oz. in 1 gallon of water
CONTAINER HANDLING AND DISPOSAL: For Industrial Products (for rigid, non-refillable containers larger than 5 gallons)
Container Handling: Non-refillable rigid container. Do not reuse or refill this container.
Residue Removal: To clean the container for final disposal, Triple rinse (or equivalent) as follows: Empty the remaining contents into application equipment or mix tank. Fill the container 1/4 full with water. Replace and tighten closures. Tip container on its side and roll it back and forth, ensuring at least one complete revolution, for at least 30 seconds. Stand the container on its end and tip it back and forth several times. Turn the container over on its other end and flip it back and forth several times. Empty the rinsate into application equipment or a mix tank or store rinsate for later use or disposal. Repeat this procedure two more times. Then offer for recycling or reconditioning, or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or incineration, or if allowed by state and local authorities, by burning. If burned, stay out of smoke.
STORAGE AND DISPOSAL:
Store this product in a cool dry area, away from direct sunlight and heat to avoid deterioration. In case of spill, flood areas with large quantities of water. Product or rinsates that cannot be used should be diluted with water before disposal in a sanitary sewer. Do not reuse empty container but place in trash collection. If a deposit container, return to supplier. Do not contaminate food or feed by storage, disposal or cleaning of equipment.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Very toxic to aquatic life.
IF IN EYES: Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required.
IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water removing all contaminated clothes and shoes. Immediate medical attention is required.
IF INHALED: Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If symptoms persist, call a physician.
IF SWALLOWED: Drink plenty of water. Do NOT induce vomiting. Consult a physician if necessary.
POISON CONTROL CENTER
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.
DRINKING WATER TREATMENT ADDITIVE
UL® CERTIFIED WATER QUALITY
nacd VERIFIED RESPONSIBLE DISTRIBUTION®
EPA REGISTRATION NO. 9359-02
EPA EST. NO. 9359-NY-1
24 HOUR EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE:
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
SURPASS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC., 1254 Broadway, ALBANY, NY 12204
Phone (518) 434-8101
Fax (518) 434-2798
CONTAINER SIZE: 5 GAL, 15 GAL, 55 GAL, 300 GAL
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