Humco Merthiolate Antiseptic, 2 fl oz

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Humco Merthiolate Antiseptic, 2 fl oz
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  • The traditional family first aid antiseptic
  • Helps prevent infection in minor scrapes, cuts and burns
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    Humco Merthiolate Antiseptic:

    • The traditional family first aid antiseptic
    • Helps prevent infection in minor scrapes, cuts and burns
    • Mercury-free formula

    Warnings: 

    Warning Text: For external use only. Ask a doctor before use if you have deep or puncture wounds, animal bites, serious burns. When using this product do not get into the eyes, apply over large areas of the body, over raw surfaces or blistered areas, use longer than one week unless directed by a doctor. Stop use And ask a doctor if redness, swelling or pain persists or increases. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

    Ingredients: 

    Inactive Ingredients: Inactive: Alcohol 10%, Acetone, FD&C Red No. 2, Purified Water.

    Active Ingredients: Benzalkonium 0.13%

    Directions: 

    Instructions: Adults And chilfren 2 years And older. Clean the affected area. Apply a small amount on the area 1 to 3 times daily. May be covered with a sterile bandage. If bandaged, let dry first;  Adults And Children 2 Years And Older: Clean the affected area. Apply a small amount on the area 1 to 3 times daily. May be covered with a sterile bandage. If bandaged, let dry first. Children Under 2 Years of Age: Consult a doctor.

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    Specifications

    Condition: New
    Manufacturer Part Number: 174992015
    Model: 174992015
    Brand: Humco
    Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 1.50 x 1.50 x 3.75 Inches
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    Drug Facts

    Drug Facts
    Active Ingredient Purpose
    Benzalkonium 0.13%
    Antiseptic
    Warnings
    • For external use only
    • Ask a doctor before use if you have Deep or puncture wounds, animal bites, serious burns
    • When using this product Do not get into the eyes, apply over large areas of the body, over raw surfaces or blistered areas, use longer than one week unless directed by a doctor
    • Stop use and ask a doctor if Redness, swelling, or pain persists or increases
    • Pregnancy/Breastfeeding If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
    Directions

    Adults And chilfren 2 years And older. Clean the affected area. Apply a small amount on the area 1 to 3 times daily. May be covered with a sterile bandage. If bandaged, let dry first

    Inactive Ingredients

    Inactive: Alcohol 10%, Acetone, FD&C Red No. 2, Purified Water.

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    Customer Reviews

    Customer Reviews | 7 reviews | 3.9 out of 5

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    3/15/2014

    Customer review by Mike01951

    1.0 stars 3/15/2014 by Mike01951
    by Mike01951

    While showing the same active ingredient as the DeLaCruz product, benzalkonium chloride .13%, this product is definitely inferior. The real merthiolate (and the DeLaCruz product) are pink and have the welcome sting when applied. The Humco product is another neutered, clear substitute that offers no sensation when applied and no benefit that I can tell. Other complaints are that this product foams in the bottle and doesn't adhere to the applicator. The only way I've been able to apply it is to press the bottle against the skin and tip the bottle up, not always practical. I had forgotten that I had previously bought Humco's clear mercurochrome and was similarly disappointed.

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    Mike01951
    Baytown, TX
    Would recommend to a friend? No
    Age:55 - 64
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Every day
    What this isn't...it's not really "Merthiolate".
    4/5/2014

    Customer review by madscientist69

    1.0 stars 4/5/2014 by madscientist69
    by madscientist69

    Merthiolate was the trade name that Eli Lily gave to Thimerisol in the 1920's and '30's. It is *NOT* Benzalkonium. It is *NOT* Chlorhexidine digluconate. Most people looking for "Merthiolate" are looking for Thimerisol. Unfortunately, in it's infinite wisdom, the FDA pulled it and all the other effective substances like Mecrurichrome from over the counter sales because of the trace amounts of mercury. (It should be noted that there's more mercury in a form that can be more directly absorbed in a CFL bulb than in the bottle of Merthiolate or Mecurichrome.) It is a product that is fraudulently representing itself as "the real stuff" when in fact, it isn't. Don't bother. Seriously. It won't work the same for the problems it will. (And, Thimerisol worked for a lot of things.)

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    madscientist69
    Colorado
    Would recommend to a friend? No
    Age:45 - 54
    Ownership:Longer than one year
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Once per year
    Wound care
    11/22/2015

    Customer review by Karen

    5.0 stars 11/22/2015 by Karen
    by Karen

    Helps with healing of wounds that are in a location that is difficult to keep covered, especially around the fingernail area.

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    Karen
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
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    1/1/2016

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    5.0 stars 1/1/2016 by juan
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    it worked great no one told me abot it

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    juan
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    help of cuts and abrasions
    12/18/2015

    Customer review by Andy

    5.0 stars 12/18/2015 by Andy
    by Andy

    Hadn't purchased any in years and got some for hubby's cuts and nicks. Works great.

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