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3M Skin and Nasal Antiseptic

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 12, 2019.

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: Povidone-Iodine 5mg in 1mL
Labeler: 3M Health Care
NDC Code: 17518-060

Further information

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3M™ Skin and Nasal Antiseptic
(Povidone-Iodine Solution 5% w/w (0.5% available iodine) USP)
Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient

Povidone-Iodine USP, 5%
(0.5% Available Iodine)

Purpose

Antiseptic

Uses
  • For preparation of the skin prior to surgery
  • Helps reduce bacteria that potentially can cause skin infections

Warnings

For external use only.

Do not use if you have a known sensitivity to iodine or any other ingredient in this product. Do not use in eyes. If product gets into eyes, flush immediately with water. Do not use on infants less than 2 months old due to the risk of increased blood iodine levels.

Stop use and ask a doctor if significant irritation, sensitization or other allergic reactions occur.

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

Directions
  • Open package and remove bottle and swabs
  • Unscrew cap by turning cap counter-clockwise

Skin Application:

  1. Apply to clean dry skin.
  2. Dip one swab into solution and stir vigorously for 10 seconds. Withdraw the swab slowly to avoid wiping solution off during removal.
  3. Scrub prep site for 2 minutes working from clean to dirty using both sides of the swab.
  4. Repeat steps 2 & 3 using second swab.
  5. Allow prep solution to dry. Do not blot.

Nasal Application:

  1. Use a tissue to clean the inside of both nostrils including the inside tip of nostril. Discard.
  2. Tilting the bottle slightly, dip one swab into solution and stir vigorously for 10 seconds. Withdraw the swab slowly to avoid wiping solution off during removal.


  1. Insert swab comfortably into one nostril and rotate for 15 seconds covering all surfaces. Then focus on the inside tip of nostril and rotate for an additional 15 seconds. (swab 1)


  1. Using a new swab: Repeat steps 2 & 3 with the other nostril. (swab 2)
  2. Repeat the application in both nostrils using a fresh swab each time. (swabs 3 & 4)


  1. Do not blow nose. If solution drips out of nose, it can be lightly dabbed with at tissue.

Other information

store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive Ingredients:

lactic acid, lauramidopropylamine oxide, malic acid, polyquarternium-10, PPG-5-ceteth-10 phosphate, sodium hydroxide, sodium iodide, steareth-100, water, xylitol

Questions?

Call 1 800-228-3957 (Monday to Friday 7 am to 6 pm CST) www.3M.com

Patent No. 3M.com/Patents

Made in U.S.A. by 3M Health Care

2510 Conway Ave., St. Paul, MN 55144

3M is a trademark of 3M. © 2017, 3M. 3M. All rights reserved.

34-8721-1989-5

Principal Display Panel – Carton

3M Skin and Nasal Antiseptic

(Povidone-Iodine Solution 5% w/w (0.5% available iodine) USP)

Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation

Non-Sterile Solution

Contents:

12 pouches

Each Pouch Contains:

  • 1 Bottle 0.14 fl oz (4 mL)
  • 4 Sterile Swabs

Applicators Are Sterile If Swab Pouch Is Intact

Made in U.S.A. by

3M Health Care

2510 Conway Ave.

St. Paul, MN 55144

3M is a trademark of 3M

1-800-228-3957

3m.com/Medical

3M is a trademark of 3M

© 2017, 3M. 3M. All rights reserved.

34-8720-9169-8

Principal Display Panel – Pouch Label

NDC 17518-060-04

Not Made With Natural Rubber Latex

Do Not Reuse

3M Skin and Nasal Antiseptic

Skin and Nasal Antiseptic

(Povidone-Iodine Solution 5% w/w (0.5% available iodine) USP)

Patient Preoperative

Skin Preparation

Non-Sterile Solution

Each Pouch Contains:

  • 1 Bottle 0.14 fl oz (4 mL)
  • 4 Sterile Swabs

Applicators are sterile if swab pouch is intact

REF

192401

3M SKIN AND NASAL ANTISEPTIC 
povidone-iodine solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:17518-060
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Povidone-Iodine (Iodine) Iodine5 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
lactic acid 
malic acid 
sodium hydroxide 
sodium iodide 
steareth-100 
water 
xylitol 
Lauramidopropylamine Oxide 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:17518-060-0412 POUCH in 1 CARTON
11 BOTTLE in 1 POUCH
14 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart333E07/01/2009
Labeler - 3M Health Care (006173082)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
3M Company054950670analysis(17518-060), label(17518-060), manufacture(17518-060), pack(17518-060)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
3M Company830016148analysis(17518-060)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
BASF040776809api manufacture(17518-060)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Pace Analytical Life Sciences, LLC797903197analysis(17518-060)

 
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