Label: INSTA-CHAR AQUEOUS- poison treatment adsorbent suspension

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Updated December 14, 2020

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  • Active Ingredient (per 240 mL)

    Activated Charcoal, USP 50g

  • Purpose

    Poison Adsorbent

  • Uses

    • For emergency use to adsorb swallowed poisons
  • Warnings

    Do not use

    • until after the patient has vomited, unless directed by a health professional
    • in persons that are not fully conscious
    • unless directed by a health professional, if turpentine, corrosives, such as alkalies (lye) and strong acids, or petroleum distillates, such as kerosene, gasoline, paint thinner, cleaning fluid or furniture polish, have been ingested

    If Pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

  • Directions

    • Shake vigorously to suspend charcoal before use.
    • Remove foil seal underneath cap and replace cap.
    • Cut off delivery tip of bottle 3/4 inch from end for drinking.
    • Administer entire 240 mL if possible.
    • Repeat dose immediately with Insta-Char Aqueous base product if possible.
    • If previous attempts to contact a poison control center, emergency medical facility, of health professional were unsuccessful, continue trying.
    • Keep patient active and moving.
    • Save the container of poison.
    AgeDose
    Adult and Children 12 years and over and weighing at least 32 kg (71 lbs.)50-100g (1-2 adult bottles) or 1-2g per kg of body weight. If a second bottle is recommended, the additional bottle should be Insta-Char in an Aqueous Base unless otherwise directed by a physician.
  • Inactive Ingredients

    citric acid, glycerin, propylene glycol, purified water, sucrose

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  • Insta-Char Aqueous 240 mL

    Insta-Char Aqueous Poison Adsorbent 240 mL

    Distributed by:

    Vistapharm Inc.

    Largo, FL 33771

    InstaCharAq2

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    INSTA-CHAR AQUEOUS 
    poison treatment adsorbent suspension
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:66689-201
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    ACTIVATED CHARCOAL (UNII: 2P3VWU3H10) (ACTIVATED CHARCOAL - UNII:2P3VWU3H10) ACTIVATED CHARCOAL50 g  in 240 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID (UNII: XF417D3PSL)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:66689-201-08240 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product10/03/2006
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart35710/03/2006
    Labeler - VISTAPHARM INC (116743084)
    Registrant - DSC Laboratories Inc. (097807374)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    DSC Laboratories Inc.097807374manufacture(66689-201)