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CHG General Skin Cleansing Kit

Ecolab's conveniently packaged 4% Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) General Skin Cleansing Kit promotes compliance while providing exceptional efficacy.

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Product Details

Conveniently Packaged

  • Includes one 4 oz. bottle of Scrub-Stat 4% CHG Solution and two individually wrapped, polyester cloths; ideal for two applications

  • Individual wrapping prevents risk of cross-contamination between uses, and polyester material reduces likelihood of CHG binding to the cloth (which could reduce concentration of active ingredient)

  • Ideal for your outpatient and inpatient skin cleansing needs

Promotes Compliance

  • Seminal research cited by the CDC has shown that two CHG skin cleanses prior to surgery reduced bacterial colony counts nine-fold1

  • The CDC, AORN and Joint Commission include antiseptic skin cleansing as a tool in the overall strategy to reduce SSIs123

  • Scrub Stat 4% contains emollients that reduce the potential for skin irritation

Exceptional Efficacy

  • CHG rapidly and persistently kills transient and resident microorganisms
    on the skin

  • Inhibits skin microflora regrowth for up to 6 hours to help lower risk of nosocomial infections

  • Several independent studies have shown that CHG skin cleansing may help reduce the risk of SSIs4, MRSA5, VRE5, C. Diff6, CLABSI7
Product Size Part Number
48 kits / case
1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 1999. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 20, no. 4 (1999): 247-278
Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/hicpac/pdf/SSIguidelines.pdf. Accessed 06/09/2016; 20(4): 247-278
    a. 155. Garibaldi RA. Prevention of intraoperative wound contamination with chlorhexidine shower and scrub. J Hosp Infect 1988;11(Suppl B):5-9.

2. Wood, A. (201%). Patient Skin Antisepsis. In Conner R. (Ed). Guidelines for Perioperative Practice N (pp. 43 – 66) Denver, CO: Association of perioperative registered nurses.

3. The Joint Commission’s Implementation Guide for NPSG.07.05.01 on Surgical Site Infections: The SSI Change Project. c2013 [cited 2016 Jun 1]. Retrieved from: https://www.jointcommission.org/implementation_guide_for_npsg070501_ssi_change_project/. Accessed 06/09/2016

4. Edmiston CE, Benjamin B, Rucinski MC. 2013. Am J Infect Control. 2013;41(5) S49-S55. Preoperative chlorhexidine shower or bath for prevention of surgical site infection: A meta analysis

5. Chen W, Li S, Li L, et al. 2013. J Thorac Dis 2013;5(4):518-524. Effects of daily bathing with Chlorhexidine and acquired infection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus: A meta-analysis.

6. Rupp, M. E., Cavalieri, R. J. et al. 2012. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012;33(11):1094-1100. Effect of hospital-wide chlorhexidine patient bathing on healthcare-associated infections.

7. O’Horo JC, Silva GL, Munoz-Price LS, et al. 2012. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012;33(3):257-67. The efficacy of daily bathing with chlorhexidine for reducing healthcare-associated bloodstream infections: A meta-analysis
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