Residual Protection - chlorhexidine gluconate provides a persistent and cumulative effective barrier for at least 6 hours. This ensures Hydrex® 0.5% keeps killing bacteria long after application for added reassurance.
Broad Spectrum Efficacy - chlorhexidine gluconate and 70% denatured ethanol (DEB) are broad spectrum antiseptics and in combination are fast acting and effective against a wide range of both Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria, yeast, fungi and viruses.
Licensed by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), providing assurance of safety and efficacy.
Quick-drying and easy to apply, ideal for skin preparation and disinfection prior to invasive procedures.
This product is for pre-operative skin disinfection prior to minor surgical procedures.
This product is applied topically.
Do not use in patients with a known hypersensitivity to the product or any of its components, especially in those with a history of possible chlorhexidine-related allergic reactions. Do not use in contact with eyes, brain, meninges, middle ear or external ear with a perforated tympanic membrane. Do not inject. Do not use in body cavities. When use is to be followed by diathermy do not allow pooling of the fluid to occur and ensure that the skin and surrounding drapes are dry.