Antiseptic/disinfectant. Broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity and sustained residual effect due to binding with skin proteins. Activity is by disruption of the plasma membrane of the microbial cell.
- Chlorhexidine gluconate 40 mg/mL (4% w/v).
For the removal of bacteria from the hands and other skin areas prior to surgery and routine procedures involving application or removal of dressings and stitches.