Clinell Alcoholic 2% Chlorhexidine is a disposable disinfection wipe for medical devices presaturated with 70% alcohol and 2% Chlorhexidine gluconate.
It is used to disinfect medical devices specifically designed for – catheter hubs and ports, needle free devices, cannulas and blood culture bottle tops. It was brought out to provide disinfection under guidelines set out by EPIC2 and Saving Lives.
CA2C200 is a class IIa medical device regulated under the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC under the supervision of notified body number 0473, AMTAC certification services. In certain countries, it can be used as part of a medical procedure, e.g. as a pre-injection swab, according to local regulations.
Provides benefit of rapid antimicrobial action and excellent residual activity.
Proven to be effective at disinfecting central venous catheter hubs and sampling ports.
Proven to be superior to both 70% alcohol and 10% povidone-iodine for preventing central venous and arterial catheter related infections.
* Soothill JS, Bravery K, Ho A, Macqueen S, Collins J, Lock P. ‘A fall in bloodstream infections followed a change to 2% chlorexidine in 70% isopropanol for catheter connection antisepsis: A pediatric single centre before/after study on a hemopoietic stem cell transplant ward’. Am J Control 2009 Oct-37-8-626-30.