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Do you have a dirty past? It’s not a typical question in business, right? But we ask you this because before the pandemic, cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting was a nightly or even weekly operation. Today, to tackle the virus and other germs, some companies are choosing hourly and ‘as needed’ cleaning and disinfection services, just like at grocery store checkouts.

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live, work and play. For high-contact businesses, industrial facilities, institutions and commercial workplaces, keeping surfaces clean and sterile isn’t an obligation, it’s a responsibility and the law.

But there are so many products out on the market. And manufacturers are touting their product as the leading disinfection brand. It’s confusing for consumers and decision makers like you! We get it.

The solution to safety and sustainability is here!

About Germicide 256 Diluted

UpMaid Germicide 256 Diluted is a ready to use product that kills Bacteria, Viruses, Fungus, Mold, Mildew and other DANGEROUS pathogens. UpMaid is proud to state that Germicide 256 Diluted kills all (99.999%) disease causing bacteria and viruses including SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).

UpMaid Germicide 256 Diluted is a combination of Tetra Quaternary Compound, which means it is 4 times stronger and effective than other disinfectants in the market.
Health Canada, FDA and EPA declared and approved the effectiveness of Quaternary compound-based products against Human Corona Virus which causes COVID-19.

Tetra Quaternary Compound is considered highly effective and at the same time, the safest disinfectant in the world and as UpMaid Germicide 256 Diluted is Hospital and Food Grade you can safely use it in Medical Facilities, Food Facilities, Educational Institutions, Industrial Facilities and many other places.

According to CFIA UpMaid Germicide 256 Diluted is safe for food contact surfaces.

We are proud to say that UpMaid Germicide 256 Diluted is FREE OF:

  • Bleach
  • Ammonia
  • Alcohol
  • Formaldehyde
  • Iodine
  • Glutaldehyde
  • And other harmful ingredients

UpMaid Germicide 256 Diluted is approved by Health Canada and CFIA!

Replace BLEACH and other harmful products with UpMaid Germicide 256 and fight against the pathogens (bacteria, viruses, fungus, mold, etc.) with TETRA POWER!

Drug Identification Number (DIN): 02514303

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Germicide 256 Diluted Ingredients

UpMaid Manufacturing is proud to make Germicide 256 Diluted in Canada. Our product has just the right ingredients to make it a safe product with very effective results!

  • Octyl Decyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride 6.510%
  • Dioctyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride 3.255%
  • Didecyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride 3.255%
  • Alky! (50% Ci4, 40% C12,10% C16) Dimethyl Benzyl Ammonium Chlorid 8.680%


Meant only for hard, washable surfaces, Germicide RTU is quick-acting, eliminating germs on contact. As a business, that’s what you want. While we don’t know much about the characteristics of COVID-19, health officials have told us that the virus is quick to spread. The active ingredients in Germicide RTU kill germs and viruses within seconds of spraying and wiping surfaces.

The product is recommended for use in:

  • Hospitals
  • Dental clinics
  • Doctor’s offices
  • Schools/colleges/universities/nurseries
  • Retirement residences
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Health Facilities & Gyms
  • Salons & Retail Stores
  • Kitchens/bathrooms
  • Cars & Public transportation
  • Hotels & restaurants

Our product is packaged in a 500ML, 1 litre or 4 litre (or customized) recyclable container that’s ideal for reuse or recycling.

YES. Germicide RTU contains NO:

  • Ammonia
  • Alcohol
  • Sulphate
  • Nonylphenol Ethoxylate
  • Caustic soda
  • Bleach ingredients

UpMaid Manufacturing product labels have been directed, approved and created according to Health Canada standards. Although our cleaning products are safe, people can have adverse reactions to almost anything in our world and to keep our consumers alert and prepared, we’ve labelled our products with

  • Danger! Corrosive!
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • May be corrosive to eyes. Causes skin burns. May be harmful if swallowed.
  • Potential Health Effects: Eye Contact: May cause irritation with redness, pain and possible eye burns.
  • Skin Contact: Frequent & prolonged contact may irritate the skin & cause a skin rash & local redness.
  • Inhalation: May cause mucous membrane irritation, coughing & shortness of breath.
  • Ingestion: May be harmful or fatal if  a large amount is swallowed.

Eye Contact: Thoroughly flush eyes with water for minimum 10 minutes. Seek medical attention immediately if irritation persists.

Skin Contact: Thoroughly flush skin with water for minimum 10 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing & shoes & clean before reuse. Seek medical attention if skin irritation persists.

Inhalation: If inhaled, get fresh air immediately. Apply artificial respiration if the affected person is not breathing. Seek immediate attention from a physician or poison control center.

Ingestion: Immediately call a physician or poison control center. Give one or two glasses of water. Do not induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Notes to physician: If the product is ingested, probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage. Treat the affected person appropriately.

Suitable extinguishing media: Water fog. Foam, Dry chemical powder. Carbon dioxide (CO2).

Protective equipment and precautions for firefighters: As in any fire, self-contained breathing apparatus
pressure-demand, MSHA,/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear.

Personal Precautions: Ventilate closed spaces before entering. Wear appropriate protective equipment. Stay upwind.

Precautionary Measures: Prevent leakage or spillage. Prevent entry into sewers or streams.

Procedure For Clean Up: Isolate hazard area and restrict access. Eliminate ignition sources including electrical, static or frictional sparks. Wear appropriate protective equipment. Clean up and place in an appropriate closed container.

Handling and Storage

Handling: Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Do not handle or store near an open flame. Keep the container closed when not in use. Empty container may contain hazardous product residues.

Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. Keep the container tightly closed. Store in accordance with good industrial practices. Avoid storage with materials that are incompatible.

Engineering Controls: Use local exhausts or general room ventilation sufficient to maintain employee exposure below permissive exposure limits.

Respiratory Protection: Use a NIOSH approved dust respirator.

Skin Protection: Wear impervious gloves in case of direct contact.

Eyes: Safety glasses with side shields or chemical goggles.

**Read more on Germicide RTU on page 47 at the Health Canada webpage.

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