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Microcyn Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved May 9th, 2005)
  • Brand name: Microcyn
  • Dosage form: Irrigation Solution
  • Company: Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc.
  • Treatment for: Wound Cleansing

The Microcyn-based family of products are generated through a unique, patented electrochemical treatment of dilute saltwater. A pH neutral solution of hypochlorous acid, and its sodium salt, hypochlorite, is generated. The hypochlorous acid in Microcyn, similar to the natural hypochlorous acid produced by the human body, preserves the Microcyn solution. Microcyn solution is used in the mechanical removal of debris and foreign materials from wound sites.

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