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This page contains information on SynPhenol-3 for veterinary use.
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  • SynPhenol-3 Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for SynPhenol-3
  • Direction and dosage information for SynPhenol-3


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Manufacturer: V.P.L.

EPA Reg. No.: 11725-7-43591

Active Ingredient(s):







Inert ingredients




SynPhenol-3 Indications

SYNPHENOL-3™ is a synthetic detergent with a broad spectrum kill of gram-positive and gram-negative micro-organisms, provides effective cleaning and disinfecting in one operation, non-flammable and non-volatile in use dilutions, soluble, dilutes in hot, cold, soft, or hard water of up to 1,000 ppm water hardness.

The SYNPHENOL-3™ high foaming detergent system has been formulated to provide heavy-duty cleaning, wetting and penetration of soils and organic matter and easy rinsing of surfaces. The clinging foam is obtained at 1/2 oz. per gallon of water (1:256) to provide prolonged contact time.

SYNPHENOL-3™ at 1/2 oz. per gallon of water (1:256) provides residual control of odor-causing bacteria in the presence of moisture.

SYNPHENOL-3™ is recommended for use when used as directed on ceramic and glazed tile surfaces, stainless steel, aluminum, chrome, galvanized metal, glass and other nonporous surfaces such as treated wood, polyethylene, polypropylene, PVD (polyvinyl chloride), polystyrene, vinyl, fiberglass, viton, ethylene propylene, nitrite, acrylic and polyurethane.

SYNPHENOL-3™ at 1/2 oz. per gallon of water (1:256) is suited for disinfecting and cleaning in all animal care facilities and research centers, veterinary facilities, zoos, kennels, equine facilities including stables, stalls, breeding and foaling areas and transport vehicles.

Toxicity tests required by the U.S. Environment Protection Agency for SYNPHENOL-3™ disinfectant cleaner have been done, in conformity with the FDA and EPA Good Laboratory Practice Regulations.

Proven effective as a disinfectant by the following tests: A.O.A.C. (use dilution test method) in conformance with the 14th Edition 1984. All dilutions at (1:256). The following organisms tested at 1,000 ppm water hardness as calcium carbonate and 10% horse serum (as organic soil): Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC #6538), Streptococcus pyogenes (ATCC #9342), Shigella sonnei (ATCC #25931), Klebsiella pneumoniae (ATCC #4352), Enterobacter aerogenes (ATCC #13048), Proteus vulgaris (ATCC #13315), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC #15442), Trichophyton mentagrophytes (ATCC #9533 A.O.A.C. fungicidal test), Pasteurella multocida (ATCC #6529) (fowl cholera), Pasteurella anapestifer, Beta streptococcus (ATCC #19615), Mycoplasma synoviae, Rhodococcus equi (ATCC #6939), Salmonella choleraesuis Kunzendorf strain, Taylorella equigenitalis (C.E.M.), Salmonella enteritidis (ATCC #13076), Aspergillus fumigatus (ATTC #6285), Salmonella choleraesuis (ATCC #10708), Salmonella schottmulleri (ATTC #8749), Salmonella pullorum (ATTC #19945), Salmonella gallinarum (ATCC #9184), Salmonella typhimurium (ATCC #13311), Salmonella arizonae (#7:1,7,8), Salmonella arizonae PD 36, Escherichia coli (ATCC #11229), Alcaligenes faecalis strain #838, Alcaligenes faecalis Georgia strain, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Enterococci group D species, Mycoplasma gallisepticum, Staphylococcus hyicus, Streptococcus equi (ATCC #39506), Streptococcus suis (type II) and Streptococcus pyogenes (ATCC #19615).

*The following viruses tested in accordance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency pesticide Assessment Guidelines on inanimate environmental surfaces. Tested at 1,000 ppm water hardness calcium carbonate and 10% serum (as organic soil): Herpes simplex type 1, Avian infections bronchitis virus, transmissible gastroenteritis virus (Purdue strains, ATCC #VR-763), canine parvovirus, strain CPV MLV (Cornell), parainfluenza virus type 1, Sendai strain ATCC #VR 105, avian rotavirus AVR-1, duck enteritis virus (D.V.E.), avian laryngotracheitis, Newcastle disease virus, avian influenza virus, pseudorabies virus (Aujeszky strain ATCC #VR-135), mouse hepatitis virus (strain MHV-A59 ATCC #VR-764), avian adenovirus, equine herpes virus ATCC #VR-700 (equine rhinopneumonitis), equine arteritis ATCC #VR-796 (equine viral arteritis) and influenza A-2/Hong Kong virus (ATCC #VR-544).

Hard surface mildewcidal test method: CSMA method 23 at 1,000 ppm water hardness as calcium carbonate and 10% serum (as organic soil): Aspergillus niger ATCC #6275 (black mold) and penicillium variable NRRL #3765 (green mold).

Directions For Use

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

General use directions:

1. To clean, disinfect and deodorize walls, floors, tables, drinking fountains, sinks, refrigerators, stoves, restroom fixtures and garbage cans: Remove gross filth and heavy soil with a preliminary cleaning step prior to the application of SYNPHENOL-3™. Apply a solution of 1/2 oz. of SYNPHENOL-3™ per gallon of water (1:256) with a sponge, mop, mechanical spray device or a foaming apparatus making sure that all surfaces are wetted thoroughly. Allow the surface to remain wet for 10 minutes. Air dry.

2. To clean and disinfect such articles as combs, brushes, razors, scissors, instruments and rubber goods: All instruments and devices must be thoroughly cleaned to remove excess debris, rinsed and rough dried, including the hollows and lumens, before immersion in the solution. Soak for 10 minutes in a solution containing 1/2 oz. of SYNPHENOL-3™ per gallon of water (1:256).

3. To disinfect fabrics such as linens and uniforms: First rinse to remove gross filth or heavy soil, then soak for 10 minutes in a solution containing 1/2 oz. of SYNPHENOL-3™ per gallon of water (1:256).

4. To clean gross filth or heavy soil on surfaces prior to disinfection, use 1/2 oz. of SYNPHENOL-3™ per gallon of water (1:256).

Precautionary Statements: Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals: Danger. Corrosive. Causes eye and skin damage. Do not get in the eyes, on the skin, or on clothing. Wear goggles or a face shield and rubber gloves when handling. May be harmful or fatal if swallowed. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking or using tobacco. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.

Statement of Practical Treatment:

If on skin: Wash with plenty of soap and water. Get medical attention.

If in eyes: Hold the eyelids open and flush eyes with plenty of water. Get medical attention.

If swallowed: Call a physician immediately. Drink large quantities of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Avoid alcohol.

Note to Physician: Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage. Measure against circulatory shock, respiratory depression and convulsion may be needed.

Storage and Disposal: Do not contaminate water food or feed by storage or disposal.

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 according to label instructions, contact a state pesticide or an environmental control agency, or the hazardous waste representative at the nearest EPA regional office for guidance.

Container Disposal (plastic): Triple rinse (or equivalent). Then offer for recycling or reconditioning, 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.

Warning(s): Keep out of the reach of children.

Presentation: 64 oz. containers.

NAC No.: 11430310

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