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F10® GERMICIDAL BARRIER OINTMENT
Registration No.: Act 36/1947 G3108

COMPOSITION

Quaternary ammonium and biguanide compound      ……………….    0.43g/100g
Non toxic ampholytic surfactants and sequesterants ………………     7.81g/100g
Glycol ……………………………………………………………………………………….  83.50g/100g
Lanolin ……………………………………………………………………………………..     4.00g/100g
Non toxic excipients …………………………………………………………………       to balance


INDICATIONS

F10 Germicidal Barrier Ointment is an antiseptic preparation effective against bacteria, fungi and viruses.  The product can be used to treat open and contaminated wounds and to act as a protective barrier against infections on intact or abraded skin as well as in open wounds.  It is safe for use on any species of animal of any age.

ANTIMICROBIAL ACTION

The antimicrobial action of the preparation is based upon the proprietary branded F10 compound. The mechanism of action of F10 is derived from those of each component taken separately, in addition to those due to the additive synergistic action of all components combined. At the concentrations in the product F10 has been assessed as giving a >log5 reduction in microbial counts against gram positive and gram negative bacteria; fungi, yeasts and moulds; enveloped and non-enveloped viruses; bacterial and fungal spores.  The group of keratinophylic fungi is very large, but only two genera, know as dermatophytes, are known to cause disease (“ringworm”) in animals.  The genera involved are Microsporum spp, and Trichophyton spp.  At the concentration in the product F10 GERMICIAL BARRIER OINTMENT it was found to be effective in a contact time of 10 minutes however repeated applications re-applied every day until the condition clears is the recommended treatment protocol.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Use only as directed.

  • Remove all organic material and clean the wound using an approved irrigating solution.
  • Once a day apply a layer of F10 GERMICIDAL BARRIER OINTMENT  over the total wound site.
  • Repeat daily or as directed by the veterinarian taking care to repeat the cleaning procedure before each application.
  • Re-occurring conditions should be treated in conjunction with a complete treatment plan, including antibiotics, as directed by the veterinarian.
  • A recommended infection control programme for use in cases of contagious skin infections is shown below.

Replace cap after use.

TOXICOLOGY

Acute oral and dermal toxicity – >5000mg/kg
Inhalation – Non-toxic
Skin irritation – Zero on intact or abraded skin after 24 hours
Ocular irritation – Zero after 24 hours

PRECAUTIONS

  • Ingestion: DO NOT induce vomiting. Give milk or water to drink.
  • Eye contact: Rinse eyes with water, seek medical advice if necessary.

WARNINGS

  • Do not mix with soaps and other chemicals.
  • Avoid contact with eyes.
  • Keep out of reach of children, uninformed persons and pets.
  • Although this remedy has been extensively tested under a large variety of conditions, failure thereof may ensue as a result of a wide range of reasons. If this is suspected, seek veterinary advice and notify the registration holder.

IDENTIFICATION

Semi-solid opaque ointment with a slight natural odour.

PRESENTATION

As a semi-solid ointment in 25g tubes, 100g and 500g pots.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS

Store below 30ºC in dry conditions.

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE IN CASES OF CONTAGIOUS SKIN INFECTIONS

APPLICATION FREQUENCY DILUTION/10 LITRES MINIMUM EXPOSURE
HOUSING
Isolate all diagnosed and visibly infected animals
immediately. Infected puppies must be isolated with
the mother.
     
Remove all bedding and equipment (e.g. toys,
brushes, water and feed bowls) from cages, floors.
     
Soak bedding and equipment in F10SC or F10SCXD
before washing. Hang to dry / tumble dry.
Daily 100 ml 15 min
Wash water and feed bowls with warm water and F10SCXD, spray with F10SC and leave to dry. Daily 100 ml Leave to dry
Wash all surfaces (work benches, floors, tables, walls, tiles) with F10SCXD. Daily 100 ml Leave to dry
STAFF
Handling of animals should be limited and involve as few people as possible.
     
Staff movement must be restricted to designated areas.      
Infected animals and areas should be handled last to avoid cross-contamination.      
Protective clothing should be worn and discarded or washed and disinfected with F10SC or F10SCXD daily. Daily 100 ml Soak 15 min, hang to dry
Hand decontamination:  If hands are soiled, wash with running water, F10 Antiseptic Liquid Soap and dry with paper towel.  If hands are not physically soiled rub with F10 Hand Gel / Rub/ Foam and allow to dry. This must be done after any animals or possibly infected material such as bedding had been handled. In between handling animals 4 ml as is 30 sec
GENERAL
Grass should be kept short and exposed to as much sun as possible.
     
Carrier boxes must be washed (F10SCXD) and disinfected (F10SC) after every use and left to dry. After every use 100 ml Leave to dry
All cleaning equipment (mops, cloths, brushes) must be washed with F10SCXD and disinfected with F10SC at the end of each day. At the end of each shift 100 ml Hang to dry
ANIMAL TREATMENT

Wash ALL animals immediately with F10 Germicidal Treatment Shampoo to prevent the disease from spreading.

  As is Leave 15 min rinse
Repeat for up to 3 treatments on every other day on infected animals and once a week on non-infected animals.   As is Leave 15 min rinse
Apply F10 Germicidal Barrier Ointment to affected lesions once daily. Remove all organic material and ointment using an approved irrigation solution before re-applying the ointment. Every other day or as prescribed by veterinarian As is Leave to dry
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