Humco Merthiolate Antiseptic, 2 fl oz

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Walmart #: 551116956
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
  • About this item

    Humco Merthiolate Antiseptic:

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

    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. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

    Directions: 

    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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    Model No.: 174992015
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.16
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 1.5 x 1.5 x 3.75
    Assembled in Country of Origin: USA
    Origin of Components: USA
    Walmart No.: 551116956
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    Drug Facts
    Active Ingredient Purpose
    Benzalkonium 0.13%
    Antiseptic
    Warnings
    • For external use only
    • 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
    • Pregnancy/Breastfeeding: If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
    • Keep our of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediatley
    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 | 3 reviews | 2.3 out of 5

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    3/15/2014

    Customer review by Mike01951

    1.0 stars 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 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
    Humco
    11/11/2014

    Customer review by burymeatwalmart

    5.0 stars by burymeatwalmart

    It feels better than nothing at all, I'll say

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    burymeatwalmart
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    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:55 - 64
    Gender:Female
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