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This page contains information on Trifectant for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
  • Trifectant Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Trifectant
  • Direction and dosage information for Trifectant


This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Tomlyn


Effective Against Viruses • Bacteria • Fungi




Potassium peroxymonosulfate


Sodium Chloride






Equivalent to 9.75% Available Chlorine

First Aid

IF IN EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly with water for 15-20 minutes.

Remove contact lenses, if present, after 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye.

Call a Poison Control Center or doctor for further treatment advice.

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 further 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 the poison control center or doctor.

Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

HOT LINE NUMBER: For 24-hour emergency information, call 1-800-441-3637 (US & Canada) or 1-302-774-1000 (all other areas). 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.


trifectant® Broad Spectrum Disinfectant is effective against numerous microorganisms affecting animals: viruses, gram positive and gram negative bacteria, fungi (molds and yeasts - Not Approved for this use in California), and mycoplasma. Efficacy of the 1% solution against bacteria and viruses was determined in the presence of 400 ppm [200 ppm in California] AOAC hard water and 5% organic material in most cases. The exceptions are noted with qualifiers, e.g., “no hard water,” “no soil load,” “use 2% solution”.

Environmental Hazards

Do not discharge effluent containing this product into lakes, streams, ponds, estuaries, oceans or other waters unless in accordance with the requirements of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit and the permitting authority has been notified in writing prior to discharge. Do not discharge effluent containing this product to sewer systems without previously notifying the local sewage treatment plant authority. For guidance contact your State Water Board or Regional Office of the EPA.

Precautionary Statements


Danger: Powder is Corrosive. Causes irreversible eye damage or skin burns. Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through skin. Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing. Wear goggles (or face shield). Wear protective clothing (long sleeve shirt and long pants, socks plus shoes and chemical resistant gloves such as water proof gloves). Wash hands before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. Remove contaminated clothing and wash clothing before reuse.

Corrosive statement refers to powder only not in use solution

Directions For Use

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


To achieve the appropriate use-diluted trifectant® Broad Spectrum Disinfectant concentration, fill container with the volume of water and quantity of powder found in the following table.

Quantity of Water

0.5% Solution*

1% Solution

2% Solution

1 quart

0.15 ounces*

0.3 ounces

0.7 ounces

1 gallon

0.65 ounces*

1.3 ounces

2.7 ounces

10 gallons

6.7 ounces*

13.4 ounces

26.7 ounces

50 gallons

33.4 ounces*

66.8 ounces

133.5 ounces

Measuring cup provided.

Solutions are stable for 7 days. Do not soak metal objects in trifectant® Broad Spectrum Disinfectant for long periods - 10 minutes is the maximum necessary contact time. One gallon is sufficient to treat 135 sq. feet.

* The 0.5% solution currently is not approved for use in California




Actinobacillus pleuropneumonia

Bacillus cereus

Brucella abortus

Campylobacter jejuni

Clostridium perfringens

Dermatophilus congolensis

Escherichia coli

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Mycoplasma gallisepticum

Pasteurella multocida

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Salmonella enterica

Salmonella typhimurium

Shigella sonnei

Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Streptococcus pyogenes

Streptococcus suis

Not approved in California for use against the following bacteria

Bordetella avium

Bordetella bronchiseptica

Fistulous withers (Poll Evil)

Haemophilus somnus

Helicobacter pylori

Listeria monocytogenes

Moraxella bovis (Pink Eye)

Mycoplasma mycoides

Pseudomonas mallei (Glanders)

Pseudomonas vulgaris

Streptococcus equi (Strangles)

Taylorella equigenitalis

Treponema hyodysenteriae


Avian Influenza Virus

Avian Laryngotracheitis Virus

Bovine Adenovirus Type 4

Canine Adenovirus (Canine Hepatitis)

Canine Parvovirus

Equine Herpes Virus (Type 1)

Equine Herpes Virus (Type 3)

Equine Influenza Virus (Type A)

Feline Calicivirus

Feline Panleukopenia Virus

Feline Rhinotracheitis Virus

Newcastle Disease Virus

Simian virus (SV40 Virus)

Not approved in California for use against the following viruses

Adenovirus Pneumonia

African Horse Sickness Virus

African Swine Fever Virus (tested with 1% soil load and 342 ppm hard water)

Bovine Polyoma Virus

Bovine Pseudocowpox Virus

Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (no hard water)

Calf Rotavirus (no hard water)

Canine Coronavirus

Canine Parainfluenza Virus

Chicken Anemia Virus

Coital Exantherma Virus

Distemper Virus

Duck Adenovirus (no hard water)

Duck Enteritis Virus

Egg Drop Syndrome Adenovirus

Equine Infectious Anemia Virus (Swamp Fever)

Equine Arteritis Virus (no hard water)

Hog Cholera Virus

Equine Contagious Abortion Virus

Equine Papillomatosis Virus

Equine Influenza Virus (The Cough)

Feline Herpes Virus

Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus

Feline Parvovirus

Foot and Mouth Disease Virus

Infectious Bronchitis Virus

Infectious Bursal Disease Virus

Infectious Canine Hepatitis Virus

Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis Virus

Infectious Salmon Anaemia Virus

Infective Bovine Rhinotracheitis Virus (no hard water)

Leptospira Canicola Virus

Maedi-Visna Virus

Marek’s Disease Virus

Mouse Parvovirus

PCV2 Virus (PMWS)

Porcine Parvovirus

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRS)

Pseudorabies Virus (Aujesky’s Disease) (no hard water)

Rotaviral Diarrhea Virus

Snakehead rhabdovirus

Swine Influenza Virus

Swine Vesicular Disease Virus

Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus (TGE) (no hard water)

Turkey Herpes Virus (no hard water)

Turkey Rhinotracheitis Virus

Vesicular Stomatitis Virus


Trichophyton mentagrophytes (at 2%)

Not approved in California for use against the following fungi:

Aspergillus fumigatus

Fusarium moniliforme

Microsporum canis

Trichophyton spp. (Ringworm)

Trichophyton spp. (Mud Fever)

This product has demonstrated effectiveness against influenza A virus and is expected to inactivate all influenza A viruses including Pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus.

Companion Animals

CONTROLS: Viruses of Canine Parvovirus and Feline calicivirus; Bacteria of Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Fungi of Trichophyton mentagrophytes (at 2%).

Not approved in California for use against the following organisms: Viruses of Distemper, Leptospira canicola, Feline parvovirus, Feline herpes; Fungi of Microsporum canis.

APPLICATION: Use a 1% solution of trifectant® Broad Spectrum disinfectant as a “one step” cleaning and disinfecting procedure (Remove gross filth and heavy soil deposits before application of the disinfecting/cleaning solution) for all surfaces, equipment, instruments, utensils and cages, caging system, within or associated with Veterinary Medical Hospitals, animal infectious disease wards, quarantine areas, Humane Society facilities, laboratory animal quarters, grooming and boarding facilities, kennels, catteries and animal transportation vehicles. Saturate surfaces with a 1% solution of trifectant® Broad Spectrum Disinfectant with a cloth, mop, mechanical spray, or sponge for a period of 10 minutes. Allow surfaces to air dry. Rinse waterers and feeders with potable water before reuse. Do not immerse metal objects in trifectant® Broad Spectrum Disinfectant for long period - 10 minutes is maximum contact time.

Equine Production


CONTROLS: Viruses of Equine herpes virus Type 1 and Type 3 and Equine Influenza. Bacteria of; Brucella abortus, Clostridium perfringens, Dermatophilus congolenisis (at 2%), Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonellla typhimurium and Staphylococcus aureus. Fungi of Trichophyton mentagrophytes (at 2%).

Not approved in California for use against the following organisms: Fungi of Fusarium moniliforme. Viruses of African Horse Sickness, Equine Viral Arteritis (Pink Eye), Coital Exantherma, Myeloencephalopathy, Rhinopneumonitis, Equine Contagious Abortion, Equine Papillomatosis, Equine Infectious anemia (Swamp Fever), Adenovirus Pneumonia, Equine Influenza (The Cough) and Rhinitis; Bacteria of Clostridial Diarrhea, Fistulous Withers (Poll Evil), Taylorella equigenitalis, Bordetella bronchiseptica, Streptococcus equi (Strangles) and Pseudomonas mallei (Glanders); Fungi of Dermatophytosis (Ringworm) and Dermatophylosis (Mud Fever).

APPLICATIONS: For cleaning and disinfecting all hard, non-porous surfaces, equipment, utensils and instruments in Veterinary practices, kennels, stables, catteries, etc.

USES: Stables, Horse Boxes, Box Stalls, Tack, Equipment, and Feed Rooms: Follow general instructions to remove animals from area to be treated. Thoroughly clean and dry (dry clean) surfaces, then wash the area manually or with pressure washer with a 1% trifectant® Broad Spectrum Disinfectant solution, saturating surfaces for a period of 10 minutes. Allow surfaces to air dry. Rinse waterers and feeders with potable water before reuse.

To Clean Blankets, Saddle Pads and Rugs: Not an approved use in California: Using a 1% solution of trifectant® Broad Spectrum Disinfectant, shampoo by hand or spray lightly with a hand-sprayer and leave to dry. Shake or vacuum to remove residue.

Storage And Disposal

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


For pails, jugs, bottles: Store in a cool dry place in tightly closed container. Keep out of reach of children. Always replace lid after use. Retain dessicant canister with product during storage. Do not mix this product with other chemicals.

PESTICIDE DISPOSAL: Pesticide wastes may be 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 DISPOSAL: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Completely empty liner by shaking and tapping sides and bottom to loosen clinging particles. Empty residue into application equipment. Triple rinse container (or equivalent) promptly after emptying. Triple rinse as follows: Empty the remaining contents into application equipment or a mix tank. 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 two more times. Then offer for recycling or reconditioning, or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or, if allowed by state and local authorities, by burning. If burned, stay out of smoke.

Distributed By: Vétoquinol USA Inc., 4250 N Sylvania Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76137


EPA Reg. No. 71654-6-3134

EPA Est. No. 57787-MI-001

US Patent No. 4,822,512

Trifectant® is a registered trademark of Antec International Ltd., A DuPont Company



10 lbs. (4.54 kg)


40 POUNDS (18.16 KGS.) (4 X 10 POUNDS]

411622 04.13

CPN: 1122040.7

Division of Vetoquinol USA, Inc.

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