WARNING, FLAMMABLE, KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE OR FLAME
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. To reduce the risk of fire, PREP CAREFULLY:
- solution contains alcohol and gives off flammable vapors
- avoid getting solution into hairy areas. Hair may take up to 1 hour to dry. Wet hair is flammable.
- do not drape or use ignition source (e.g., cautery, laser) until solution is completely dry (minimum of 3 minutes on hairless skin; up to 1 hour in hair).
- do not allow solution to pool
- remove wet materials from prep area
This product may cause a severe allergic reaction. Symptoms may include:
- wheezing/difficulty breathing
- facial swelling
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use, and seek medical help right away.
Do not use
- on patients with known allergies 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 infants under 2 months of age. These products may cause irritation or chemical burns.
- use in a well ventilated area
- maximal treatment area for one applicator is approximately 4 in. x 5 in. (130 cm 2)
- 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 of the sponge for approximately 30 seconds. Allow solution to air dry for approximately 30 seconds. Do not blot or wipe away.
- moist surgical sites (e.g., inguinal fold): use gentle repeated back-and-forth strokes of the sponge for approximately 2 minutes. Allow solution to air dry for approximately 1 minute. Do not blot or wipe away.
- If using an ignition source, allow the solution to completely dry (minimum of 3 minutes on hairless skin; up to 1 hour in hair). 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)
FD&C yellow #6 dye
USP purified water
- call 1-800-523-0502 (M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST)
Package/Label Principal 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)
0.10 fl. oz. (3 ml) each
Cat. No. 260415
ChloraPrep® With Tint
2% w/v chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG)
and 70% v/v isopropyl alcohol (IPA)
Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation
Applicator is sterile if package is intact