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AQUASEPT SKIN CLEANSER

Active substance: TRICLOSAN

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LEAFLET
PRODUCT LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
AQUASEPT SKIN CLEANSER
2% w/v Triclosan
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information
for you.
This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to use
Aquasept Skin Cleanser carefully to get the best results from it.
- Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
- Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
- If any the side effects become serious or if you notice any side effects not
listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Aquasept Skin Cleansers is and what it is used for.
2. Before you use Aquasept Skin Cleanser.
3. How to use Aquasept Skin Cleanser.
4. Possible side effects.
5. How to store Aquasept Skin Cleanser.
6. Further information.
1. WHAT AQUASEPT SKIN CLEANSER IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Aquasept Skin Cleanser is a water-based, clear blue cutaneous solution (i.e for
use on the skin) containing 2% w/v Triclosan, which has antiseptic properties (it
kills many types of germs).
Aquasept Skin Cleanser is used for: prevention of cross-infection; prevention of
self-infection; pre-operative hand disinfection; antiseptic skin cleansing; whole
body bathing before surgery; whole body bathing to help eliminate any
pathogens (germs) being carried on the skin.

2. BEFORE YOU USE AQUASEPT SKIN CLEANSER
Do not use Aquasept Skin Cleanser
- if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Triclosan or any of the other
ingredients listed in section 6 of this leaflet.
Take special care when using Aquasept Skin Cleanser
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Using other medicines
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines,
including medicines obtained without prescription.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding
There are no known reasons for not using Aquasept Skin Cleanser whilst
pregnant or breastfeeding. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
taking any medicine.
Effects on ability to drive or use machinery
Aquasept Skin Cleanser should not affect your ability to drive or operate
machinery.

Important information about some of the ingredients of Aquasept Skin
Cleanser
Propylene glycol may cause skin irritation. Chlorocresol may cause allergic
reactions.

3. HOW TO USE AQUASEPT SKIN CLEANSER
For external use only (on the skin). Always use Aquasept Skin Cleanser exactly
as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if
you are not sure. The usual dose is as follows:
For hand disinfection before surgery: Wet the area to be cleansed. Apply
about 5ml of Aquasept and wash for one minute, paying particular attention to
the area around the fingernails and cuticles and between the fingers. Rinse and
repeat for two minutes. Rinse thoroughly and dry hands with a sterile towel.
For antiseptic skin cleansing: Wet area to be cleansed and use Aquasept as a
liquid soap, washing thoroughly for one minute. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
For Whole body bathing: In shower or bath, use Aquasept as a liquid soap,
paying particular attention to the hair, the area between the upper legs (the
perineum), groin, armpits and nostrils. Take two baths or showers on the two
days before the surgery. About 28.5ml of Aquasept will be enough for one
shower or bath.
If you swallow Aquasept Skin Cleanser: Seek medical advice, taking this
leaflet with you. Ingestion can be treated with gastric lavage (washing-out the
stomach) and providing general medical support including monitoring renal and
liver function, electrolytes and blood acetone levels.

4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicine, Aquasept Skin Cleanser can cause side effects, although not
everyone gets them.
Some ingredients may give rise to allergic reactions or skin irritation. If this
happens, stop using the product and speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
If any skin reactions become serious or if you notice any other side effects,
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

5. HOW TO STORE AQUASEPT SKIN CLEANSER
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use after the expiry date shown on the label.
The expiry date refers to the last date of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask
your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These
measures will help to protect the environment.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Aquasept Skin Cleanser contains:
- The active substance is Triclosan 2% w/v (each ml of Aquasept Skin
Cleanser contains 20mg of Triclosan).
- The other ingredients are : Purified water, MEA lauryl sulphate, cocamide
DEA, cocamidopropyl betaine, isopropyl alcohol, propylene glycol
(E1520), tetrasodium EDTA, triethanolamine, chlorocresol, sea fresh
perfume, patent blue V (E131).
What Aquasept Skin Cleanser looks like and contents of the pack:
Aquasept Skin Cleanser is a blue-coloured solution, with a fresh smelling
perfume. It is presented in white plastic bottles containing either 250ml or 500ml
of the product. No all pack sizes may be marketed.
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Ayrton Saunders Ltd, 9 Arkwright Road,
Astmoor Industrial Estate, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1NU, UK
Manufacturer:

This text was last updated October 2012

Label:
AQUASEPT
SKIN CLEANSER
2% w/v Triclosan

A bactericidal skin cleansing solution for hand disinfection prior to surgery
and for routine skin cleansing to reduce the risk of cross-infection
AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
KEEP OUT OF REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN.
IF SWALLOWED SEEK URGENT MEDICAL ADVICE.
Stock No:
500ml
Manufacturer:
AYRTON SAUNDERS LTD LOGO
Ayrton Saunders Ltd, 9 Arkwright Road, Astmoor Industrial Estate, Runcorn,
Cheshire, WA7 1NU, UK.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
Preoperative hand disinfectant:
Wet area to be cleansed. Apply about 5ml of Aquasept and wash for one minute,
paying particular attention to the area around the fingernails and cuticles, and
between the fingers. Rinse and repeat for two minutes. Rinse thoroughly and
dry hands with a sterile towel.
For antiseptic skin cleansing:
Wet area to be cleansed and use Aquasept as a liquid soap, washing thoroughly
for one minute. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
For Whole body bathing:
In shower or bath, use Aquasept as a liquid soap, paying particular attention to
the hair, the area between the upper legs (the perineum), groin, armpits and
nostrils. Take two baths or showers on the two days before the surgery. About
28.5ml of Aquasept will be enough for one shower or bath.

Also contains:
Purified Water, MEA Lauryl Sulphate, Cocamide DEA, Cocamidopropyl Betaine,
Isopropyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol (E1520) , Tetrasodium EDTA,
Triethanolamine, Chlorocresol, Sea Fresh Perfume, Patent Blue V (E131).
Warning:
Contains Propylene glycol: may cause skin irritation.
Contains Chlorocresol: may cause allergic reactions.
Please report any adverse reactions to this product to the doctor or pharmacist.
This product has a 3 year shelf life from manufacture.
Do not use after the expiry date.
Text revised: October 2012
Aquasept is a trademark
MA Holder: Ayrton Saunders Ltd, 9 Arkwright Road, Astmoor Industrial Estate,
Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1NU, UK
PL16431/0199

LEAFLET
PRODUCT LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
AQUASEPT SKIN CLEANSER
2% w/v Triclosan
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information
for you.
This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to use
Aquasept Skin Cleanser carefully to get the best results from it.
- Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
- Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
- If any the side effects become serious or if you notice any side effects not
listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Aquasept Skin Cleansers is and what it is used for.
2. Before you use Aquasept Skin Cleanser.
3. How to use Aquasept Skin Cleanser.
4. Possible side effects.
5. How to store Aquasept Skin Cleanser.
6. Further information.
1. WHAT AQUASEPT SKIN CLEANSER IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Aquasept Skin Cleanser is a water-based, clear blue cutaneous solution (i.e for
use on the skin) containing 2% w/v Triclosan, which has antiseptic properties (it
kills many types of germs).
Aquasept Skin Cleanser is used for: prevention of cross-infection; prevention of
self-infection; pre-operative hand disinfection; antiseptic skin cleansing; whole
body bathing before surgery; whole body bathing to help eliminate any
pathogens (germs) being carried on the skin.

2. BEFORE YOU USE AQUASEPT SKIN CLEANSER
Do not use Aquasept Skin Cleanser
- if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Triclosan or any of the other
ingredients listed in section 6 of this leaflet.
Take special care when using Aquasept Skin Cleanser
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Using other medicines
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines,
including medicines obtained without prescription.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding
There are no known reasons for not using Aquasept Skin Cleanser whilst
pregnant or breastfeeding. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
taking any medicine.
Effects on ability to drive or use machinery
Aquasept Skin Cleanser should not affect your ability to drive or operate
machinery.

Important information about some of the ingredients of Aquasept Skin
Cleanser
Propylene glycol may cause skin irritation. Chlorocresol may cause allergic
reactions.

3. HOW TO USE AQUASEPT SKIN CLEANSER
For external use only (on the skin). Always use Aquasept Skin Cleanser exactly
as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if
you are not sure. The usual dose is as follows:
For hand disinfection before surgery: Wet the area to be cleansed. Apply
about 5ml of Aquasept and wash for one minute, paying particular attention to
the area around the fingernails and cuticles and between the fingers. Rinse and
repeat for two minutes. Rinse thoroughly and dry hands with a sterile towel.
For antiseptic skin cleansing: Wet area to be cleansed and use Aquasept as a
liquid soap, washing thoroughly for one minute. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
For Whole body bathing: In shower or bath, use Aquasept as a liquid soap,
paying particular attention to the hair, the area between the upper legs (the
perineum), groin, armpits and nostrils. Take two baths or showers on the two
days before the surgery. About 28.5ml of Aquasept will be enough for one
shower or bath.
If you swallow Aquasept Skin Cleanser: Seek medical advice, taking this
leaflet with you. Ingestion can be treated with gastric lavage (washing-out the
stomach) and providing general medical support including monitoring renal and
liver function, electrolytes and blood acetone levels.

4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicine, Aquasept Skin Cleanser can cause side effects, although not
everyone gets them.
Some ingredients may give rise to allergic reactions or skin irritation. If this
happens, stop using the product and speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
If any skin reactions become serious or if you notice any other side effects,
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

5. HOW TO STORE AQUASEPT SKIN CLEANSER
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use after the expiry date shown on the label.
The expiry date refers to the last date of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask
your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These
measures will help to protect the environment.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Aquasept Skin Cleanser contains:
- The active substance is Triclosan 2% w/v (each ml of Aquasept Skin
Cleanser contains 20mg of Triclosan).
- The other ingredients are : Purified water, MEA lauryl sulphate, cocamide
DEA, cocamidopropyl betaine, isopropyl alcohol, propylene glycol
(E1520), tetrasodium EDTA, triethanolamine, chlorocresol, sea fresh
perfume, patent blue V (E131).
What Aquasept Skin Cleanser looks like and contents of the pack:
Aquasept Skin Cleanser is a blue-coloured solution, with a fresh smelling
perfume. It is presented in white plastic bottles containing either 250ml or 500ml
of the product. No all pack sizes may be marketed.
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Ayrton Saunders Ltd, 9 Arkwright Road,
Astmoor Industrial Estate, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1NU, UK
Manufacturer:

This text was last updated October 2012

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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