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Betadine Surgical Scrub

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Betadine Surgical Scrub

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Purdue Products L.P.

Povidone-iodine, 7.5%


External Use Only

For Professional and Hospital Veterinary Use Only

A Microbicidal Cleanser...

- For the Veterinarian: Pre- and post-operative scrubbing and washing.

- For the Animal: Pre-operative prepping.

Drug Facts

Active ingredient


Povidone-iodine, 7.5% - (0.75% available iodine)



- for preparation of the skin prior to surgery

- helps to reduce bacteria that potentially can cause skin infection

- for handwashing to reduce bacteria on the skin

- significantly reduces the number of microorganisms on the hands and forearms prior to surgery or patient care


For external use only

Do not use this product

- in the eyes

- on food-producing animals

When using this product

- prolonged exposure to wet solution may cause irritation or, rarely, severe skin reactions

- in pre-operative prepping, avoid “pooling” beneath the animal

Stop use and ask a doctor or veterinarian

- if irritation and redness develop

- in rare instances of local irritation or sensitivity

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


A. Surgical hand scrub:
- wet hands with water
- spread about 5 cc (1 teaspoonful) of Scrub over both hands and forearms
- without adding more water, scrub thoroughly for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes
- use a sponge if desired. Clean thoroughly under fingernails
- add a little water and develop copious suds. Rinse thoroughly under running water.
- repeat the entire procedure using another 5 cc of Scrub

B. Antiseptic hand wash:
- wet hands with water and pour about 5 cc of Scrub on hands
- rub hands vigorously together for at least 15 seconds, covering all surfaces
- rinse and dry with a disposable towel

C. Pre-operative skin preparation:
- after the surgical area is clipped, wet it with water
- apply Scrub (1 cc is sufficient to cover an area of 20-30 square inches), develop lather - and scrub thoroughly for about 5 minutes
- rinse off using sterile gauze saturated with water
- the area may then be painted with Betadine Solution Veterinary and allowed to dry

Other information

- store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°)

- store in original container

Inactive ingredients

ammonium nonoxynol-4 sulfate, nonoxynol-9, purified water, sodium hydroxide

Questions? 1-888-726-7535 (8am-5pm, EST, Mon.-Fri.).

©2008, Purdue Products L.P.

Dist. by: Purdue Products L.P., Stamford, CT 06901-3431




16 fl oz (473 ml)


L01081A 301021-0B

32 fl oz (946 ml)


L01083B 301022-0C

1 Gallon


L01085A 301023-0B

NAC No.: 11370016

Telephone:   203-588-8000
Toll-Free:   1-888-726-7535
Fax:   203-588-6254
Website:   www.purduepharma.com
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