Surgi-Prep® a brightly tinted pourable skin antiseptic range
Two strengths: C 0.5% and C+ 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate in 70% Ethanol
Two bright tints: PINK - non-skin staining | RED - skin staining
C+ (2%) range is also indicated for the maintenance of vascular access sites1
Features and Benefits
- Bright tint- Pink non-skin staining and Red skin staining
- Red tint stains well on most skin tones
- Distinguishable blue bottles
- Pourable format
- Broad spectrum efficacy3
- Suitable for dry and moist sites including groin and armpit.
- NICE, NHMRC Australia, HQSC New Zealand guidelines recommend Chlorhexidine in alcohol first line for pre-operative skin preparation4,5,6
- Australian Made
*Compared to applicators and swabs.
ALWAYS READ THE LABEL AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS FOR USE
1. Australia Register of Therapeutic Goods AUST R 319262, 319263, 319264 & 319265. Accessed 17 February 2020. Available from: https://www.ebs.tga.gov.au/ 2. Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA). Topical application of chlorhexidine and the risks of accidental injection in regional anaesthesia and vascular access procedures. 2018. Available at: https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/sites/default/files/migrated/ANZCA-and-Commission-joint-statement-on-Chlorhexidine-second-edition-Nov-2018.pdf. Last accessed: 10 November 2021. 3. Reichman, D. E., & Greenberg, J. A. (2009). Reducing surgical site infections: a review. Reviews in obstetrics & gynecology, 2(4), 212–221. 4. NHMRC Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare. Available from: https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/infection-control-guidelines-feb2020.pdf 5. NICE Guideline. Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment. Available from: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng125/chapter/Recommendations 6. Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand Surgical Skin Antisepsis Preparation Intervention Guidelines. Available from: https://www.hqsc.govt.nz/assets/Infection-Prevention/Surgical-Site-Infection-Surveillance/SSII-skin-antisepsis-preparation-intervention-guidelines-Feb-2014.pdf