Hibiclens Antiseptic Skin Cleanser
16 OZ, 1.5 lbs. Item # 995007
Families, caregivers, athletes and medical professionals all choose Hibiclens. Families –Families rely on Hibiclens, the antiseptic skin cleanser used in hospitals for over 40 years, to help protect their families from everyday germs. Caregivers – Protect yourself and your patients with Hibiclens antiseptic soap that begins killing germs on contact but is gentle enough for daily use. Pre/post-operative – Many hospitals and care centers recommend the use of Hibiclens prior to procedures and once back home to protect against surgical site infections (SSIs). Athletes – Body contact and equipment sharing are common causes of staph infections that can be passed between team members. Coaches and athletic directors at every level of play trust Hibiclens to help their players. Strong for hospital use. Gentle for everyday use. Hibiclens antiseptic skin cleanser is strong enough for hospital use but gentle enough for routine family hand washing. The active ingredient in Hibiclens is 4% chlorhexidine gluconate which helps reduce bacteria that can potentially cause disease. Proven to be gentle enough for daily use, Hibiclens binds safely to the skin, leaving a layer of protection (without sticky residue), after rinsing. What Did You & Your Kids Touch Today? The average person comes in contact with 300 surfaces every 30 minutes, exposing them to 840,000 germs – but using Hibiclens as a hand wash on a regular basis can help protect you and your family! Hibiclens is as simple and easy to use as any liquid soap. Additionally, it has been proven to be an effective skin cleansing option. Hibiclens begins killing germs immediately, and bonds with the skin to keep killing microorganisms even between washes. Skin protection before & after surgery. When facing a surgery or procedure, there are many things you might be worried about; however, using Hibiclens can help give you one less worry. Hibiclens has been trusted by hospitals for more than 40 years, with patients frequently instructed to wash with Hibiclens antiseptic skin cleanser before surgery or other procedures to reduce the risk of infection. • Trusted by healthcare professionals for 40+ years • Fast-acting – begins killing germs on contact • Safely binds to the skin, leaving a layer of protection • Chlorhexidine, the active ingredients in Hibiclens, is a broad spectrum antiseptic skin cleanser that is proven effective against a wide range of germs, bacteria and fungi • Gentle enough for daily family use • #1 Pharmacist-recommended antibacterial soap • #1 Dermatologist -recommended antibacterial soap References: 1. Paulson, Daryl S. Persistent and Residual Antimicrobial Effects: Are They Important in the Clinical Setting? Infection Control Today 2005; Vol 9. No 4. 2. MBT Study No. 582-106, Study Protocol # 5184.108.40.206.12. 3. Final Report 041101-201. Final Report 040907-150. 4. PRACs Report #R05-0225 5. 2012 Tork Report: The Sustainability Gap 6. https://www.otcguide.net/recommendations/antibacterial-soaps 7. Chlorhexidine In Healthcare: Your Questions Answered, Laura A. Skotkowski, Aug 2010. 8. IQVIA ProVoice Survey, Nov 2018 - Oct 2019
Active Ingredient: Chlorhexidine gluconate solution 4.0% w/v (Antiseptic)
Inactive Ingredients: Fragrance, gluconolactone, isopropyl alcohol 4% w/v, auramine oxide, poloxamer 237, purified water, and red 40
Skin wound and general skin cleansing: Thoroughly rinse the area to be cleansed with water. Apply the minimum amount of the product necessary to cover the skin or wound area and wash gently. Rinse thoroughly. Surgical hand scrub: Wet hands and forearms with water. Scrub for 3 minutes with about 5 mL of the product with a brush. Rinse thoroughly under running water. Repeat. Dry thoroughly. Healthcare personnel hand wash: Wet hands with water. Dispense about 5 mL of the product cupped hands and wash in a vigorous manner for 15 seconds. Rinse and dry thoroughly. Use with care in premature infants or infants under 2 months of age. These products may cause irritation or chemical burns.
For external use only If you or the patient is allergic to chlorhexidine gluconate or any other ingredients in this product In contact with the meninges In the genital area When using this product: Keep out of eyes, ears and mouth. May cause serious and permanent eye injury if permitted to enter and remain in the eye or may cause deafness when instilled in the middle ear through perforated eardrums If contact occurs in any of these areas, rinse with cold water right away Wounds which involve more than the superficial layers of the skin should not be routinely treated Repeated general cleansing of large body area should not be done except when advised by a health care provider 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.
Allergy alert: This product may cause severe allergic reaction. Symptoms may include: wheezing/difficulty breathing, shock, facial swelling, hives, rash. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
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