Chlorhexidine gluconate 2% w/v
Isopropyl alcohol 70% v/v
for the preparation of the patient's skin prior to surgery. Helps to reduce bacteria that potentially can cause skin infection.
For external use only. Flammable, keep away from fire or flame.
- do not use with electrocautery procedures
This product may cause a severe allergic reaction. Symptoms may include:
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Do Not Use
on patients allergic to chlorhexidine gluconate or any other ingredient in this product.
- for lumbar puncture or in contact with the meninges
- on open skin wounds or as a general skin cleanser
When using this product
keep out of eyes, ears, and mouth. May cause serious or permanent injury if permitted to enter and remain. If contact occurs, rinse with cold water right away and contact a doctor.
Stop use and ask a doctor if
irritation, sensitization, or allergic reaction occurs. These may be signs of a serious condition.
Keep out of reach of children.
If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
- use with care in premature infants or in infants under 2 months of age. These products may cause irritation or chemical burns.
- maximal treatment area for one applicator is approximately 2.5 in. × 2.5 in. (42 cm
- remove applicator from package; do not touch sponge
- hold the applicator with the sponge down. Pinch wings
only once to activate the ampule and release the antiseptic.
- wet the sponge by pressing and releasing the sponge against the treatment area until liquid is visible on the skin
- completely wet the treatment area with antiseptic
dry surgical sites (e.g., abdomen or arm): use gentle repeated back-and-forth strokes for approximately 30 seconds. Allow the area to air dry for approximately 30 seconds.
moist surgical sites (e.g., inguinal fold): use gentle repeated back-and-forth strokes for approximately 2 minutes. Allow the area to air dry for approximately 1 minute.
- do not blot or wipe away
- discard the applicator after a single use along with any portion of the solution not required to cover the prep area. It is not necessary to use the entire amount available.
- store between 15 - 30°C (59 - 86°F).
- avoid freezing and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).
USP purified water
Package/Label Principle Display Panel
PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL-CARTON
Do Not Reuse
Not made with natural rubber latex
Professional Use Only
Store between 15 - 30°C (59 - 86°F)
Avoid freezing and excessive heat
above 40°C (104°F)
0.03 fl. oz. (1 mL) each
Cat. No. 260480
2% w/v chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG)
and 70% v/v isopropyl alcohol (IPA)
Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation
Applicator is sterile if package is intact