Tricaine-S (MS 222)

Tricaine-S (MS-222, TMS, tricaine methanesulfonate) is an FDA approved (ANADA 200-226) fish anesthetic used for the temporary immobilization of fish, amphibians, and other aquatic cold-blooded animals.

Product Name Price Qty
Tricaine-S - 10 Grams
$42.00
  • Buy 4 for $35.00 each and save 17%
Tricaine-S - 100 Grams
$159.00
  • Buy 4 for $134.00 each and save 16%
Tricaine-S - 1 Kilogram
$683.00
  • Buy 4 for $609.00 each and save 11%

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Tricaine-S (MS 222)

Details

Syndel's Tricaine-S (MS-222, TMS, tricaine methanesulfonate) is an FDA approved fish anesthetic (FDA ANADA 200-226) used for the temporary immobilization of fish, amphibians, and other aquatic cold-blooded animals (poikilotherms).  Tricaine-S has long been recognized as a valuable tool for the proper handling of these animals during manual spawning (fish stripping), weighing, measuring, marking, surgical operations, transport, photography, and research. Tricaine-S (MS-222) is a fine powder that is mixed with water prior to use.  MS-222 is safe and effective for the anesthesia of fish when used as directed.  Directions for using Tricaine-S can be viewed by clicking the link on the Product Downloads tab.

Resources for Usage

The American Fisheries Society - Fish Culture Section's Working Group on Aquaculture Drugs, Chemicals, and Biologics (WGADCB) has published a Guide to Using Drugs, Biologics and Other Chemicals in Aquaculture.  WGADCB have also developed a Treatment Calculator to assist in the dosage calculations of certain products.

The Guide is provided as an Adobe PDF file and the Treatment Calculator is offered as a Microsoft Excel 2007 file.  Your computer must have installed either Microsoft Excel or any other program that will read and execute calculations of an Excel file.
The Guide and Treatment Calculator can be found by clicking the link below

Guide to Using Drugs, Biologics and Other Chemicals in Aquaculture

*Treatment Calculator (Excel 97-2003)

*Treatment Calculator (Excel 2010)


*Although the calculator has been checked for accuracy and can be a useful tool to aid in calculating treatment dosagesthe end user is responsible for correctly applying any regulated compound in aquaculture

Syndel is the world's largest manufacturer of Tricaine-S.  It is made in our FDA inspected Ferndale, Washington USA manufacturing plant according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), which ensures the purity, strength, and quality of the product. 

In Canada, Tricaine-S (MS-222) is sold under the name Aqua Life TMS.  For international inquiries, please see our Distributors page.

If anesthetizing for transport or handling try out Vidalife, if sedating for spawning try one of our many spawning aids

For additional product and/or delivery information, please contact Syndel (800) 283-5292 or sales@syndel.com.