(and dosage form):
Each 100 mL of D-Germ contains 0,5 g Chlorhexidine Gluconate and 86 mL Industrial Methylated Spirits.
13.1 Antiseptics, Disinfectants. Cleansing Agents.
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is a biguanide with antiseptic activity. It is effective against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
The disinfection of the surgeon's hands prior to operative procedure and general hand disinfection.
Skin sensitivity to Chlorhexidine. D-Germ is incompatible with soap and other anionic agents.
For external use only.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
For external use only after washing and drying hands in the normal manner. For hand disinfection, use approximately 2½ mL D-Germ and rub well into the hands until dry. For pre-operative preparations, use approximately 5 mL D-Germ and rub well into hands and forearms until dry, using sterile nailbrush for fingernails. Repeat process.
SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Skin sensitivity to Chlorhexidine and ototoxicity have been reported.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
See Side Effects. Toxic effects due to ingestion of Chlorhexidine should be treated by gastric lavage.
CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION:
A pale blue liquid, having a characteristic odour of alcohol.
100 mL, 500 mL, 5 L and 25 L plastic containers.
Store in airtight containers in a cool place, below 25°C, and protect from light and heat. Cork closures must not be used.
Biocide Limited, (Reg. No. 05/03780/06)
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DATE OF PUBLICATION:
30th September 1983
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