The UK’s most trusted wipe for disinfection of hubs and ports. Fast-acting and long-lasting. Proven to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections by 75%.
Protecting patients from threat of catheter-related bloodstream infection, they allow you to conform with EPIC 3, NICE AND DoH guidelines.
Their fast acting, long lasting formulation proves safer and superior to traditional 70% alcohol or 10% providone-iodine wipes.
Product code: CA2C240
Wear recommended PPE.
Tear open one sachet and remove the wipe.
Wipe the hub and port of the cannula for 15 seconds. Remove the top and wipe the bottle cap for 15 seconds before introducing blood.
Discard the soiled wipe in the appropriate waste.
The Clinell 2% Chlorhexidine Medical Device Wipes (CA2C240 green box) is currently registered as a C…Read More
Chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) 2% w/v and isopropyl alcohol (IPA) 70% v/v.
In the AJIC special issue on ‘Disinfection, sterilization, and antisepsis’, there is a helpful State-of-the-Science mini-review on the importance of biofilms in medical device reprocessing and healthcare surface disinfection.
The next article in the AJIC special issue on ‘Disinfection, sterilization, and antisepsis’ is a mini-review on whether there is a relationship between biocide use and antimicrobial resistance. Reassuringly, despite the widespread use of biocides in healthcare settings (and in consumer markets), acquired resistance has rarely been reported.
The American Journal of Infection Control has recently published a must-read special issue titled: ‘Disinfection, sterilization, and antisepsis: Principles, practices, current issues, new research, and new technologies.’