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Product Name: Vantocil ib microbiocide

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Summary of the toxicity properties of each active ingredient and the percent of each active ingredient in the product.
Approved uses for the product by general use type, pest, and crop or location.
Product registration history, including initial date registered, date cancelled (if applicable), and date registration was transferred (if applicable).
Name, address, and identifying number of the company that registered the product. Name and address of the agent, if applicable.
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Product Identification for Vantocil ib microbiocide

Basic Identification Information About This Product
MSDS and Product Label
U.S. EPA Product Reg No
Product Registration Status
Acute Hazard Warning Label
Restricted Use Product
PAN Bad Actor Product:
No. of names this product is sold under
Soluble concentrate
2 Warning
Not Listed
2 (See bottom of page for complete list of products)

Toxicity for Vantocil ib microbiocide

Summary Toxicity Information for the Active Ingredients in this Product
For detailed chemical information click on the chemical names below

Active Ingredients
Chemical Name
Percent Carcinogen Cholinesterase
Developmental or
Reproductive Toxin
Polyhexamethylene biguanidine 20.0 % Possible No
Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category. Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence assessment. For additional information on toxicity from scientific journals or registration documents, see the "Additional Resources for Toxicity " section of the chemical detail page for each active ingredient.

Other Ingredients in this Product

By U.S. law, only active ingredients (AIs) are reported. In addition to active ingredients, pesticide products may contain one or more "inert" ingredients. Many "inert" ingredients in current use have known adverse human and environmental effects.

U.S. EPA statement on inerts      U.S. EPA list of inerts     NCAP Inerts Report (pdf)


Registered Uses in the U.S. for Vantocil ib microbiocide




Slime-forming bacteria , Deterioration/spoilage bacteria , Animal pathogenic bacteria (g- and g+ vegetative) , Bacterial slime (of paper mills, water systems)

Crops and Locations

Pet litter , Bottle washer water , Pasteurizer water , Cannery cooling canal water , Pulp and paper mill systems , Cooling tower water , Secondary oil recovery injection water , Industrial processing water , Eating est non-food contact surfaces , Adhesives , Adhesives (latex) , Caulking compounds (silicone) , Adhesives (protein-based) , Adhesives (synthetic) , Coatings , Leather products and hides (preservative incorporation) , Hides , Skins , Leather processing liquors , Metalworking cutting fluids , Oil recovery drilling mud , Oil recovery packer fluid , Polymers (synthetic) , Latex , Resin emulsions , Polyvinyl alcohol solutions , Cleansers , Emulsions (unspecified) , Liquid products (unspecified) , Liquid detergents , Powdered detergents , Fabric softeners , Cellulosic materials , Textiles , Textiles (cotton) , Textiles (synthetic) , Slurries , Chemical toilets , Portable toilets , Hard nonporous surface

U.S. Product Registration History for Vantocil ib microbiocide

U.S. EPA Product Reg No:
Product Registration Status:
Approval Date:
Apr 20, 1989  

Company and Agent Information for Vantocil ib microbiocide

Manufacturer Agent Distributor
Arch chemicals, inc.
5660 new northside drive, n.w., suite 1100
Atlanta, GA 30328
Company Number: 001258
No Agent, See Company Info. No Additional Distributor, See Company Info.

Distributor Names for Vantocil ib microbiocide

Product names Distributor Product Type Approval Date Cancellation Date
Ultra-fresh gh-20 Arch chemicals, inc. Distributor Product Jul 7, 2010 Active
Vantocil ib microbiocide Arch chemicals, inc. Parent Product Apr 20, 1989 Active
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