Chlorhexidine or Nolvasan®

Product Description: This is an antiseptic in liquid form, effective against many bacteria, fungi, and viruses.

Indications for Use: This is an excellent antiseptic for cleaning and flushing wounds. Tubes and instruments should be soaked in this antiseptic before, during, and after use.

Dosage and Administration: Chlorhexidine should be diluted before use. Depending on the product used, a dilution of 1-3 ounces per gallon of clean water is recommended for general cleaning and sterilization. Objects should be soaked for at least 10 minutes before use.

Packaging: This product comes in 1 pint and 1 gallon containers.

Precautions and Side Effects: This product can cause environmental contamination; therefore, caution should be used when water or food sources are near by. This product can also cause skin, eye, and mucosa irritation. If exposure occurs, flush with water.

Drug Type: O-T-C

Manufacturer: Vedco, Fort Dodge, AgriLabs, plus others