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BD E-Z Scrub by Becton Dickinson and Company

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 23, 2022.

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: chlorhexidine gluconate 40g in 1000mL
Labeler: Becton Dickinson and Company
NDC Code: 17271-505

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient

Chlorhexidine gluconate 4% solution

Purposes

surgical hand scrub

healthcare personnel handwash

Uses
  • surgical hand scrub: significantly reduces the number of microorganisms on the hands and forearms prior to surgery or patient care
  • healthcare personnel handwash: helps reduce bacteria that potentially can cause disease

Warnings

For external use only

Allergy alert: This product may cause a severe allergic reaction.

Symptoms may include:

  • wheezing/difficulty breathing
  • shock
  • facial swelling
  • hives
  • rash

If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Do not use

if you are allergic to chlorhexidine gluconate or any other ingredient in this product

When using this product
  • keep out of eyes, ears and mouth. May cause serious and permanent eye injury if permitted to enter and remain in the eye or may cause deafness when instilled in the middle ear through perforated eardrums.
  • if solution should contact these areas, rinse out promptly and thoroughly with water
  • do not use routinely if you have wounds which involve more than the superficial layers of the skin

Stop use and ask a doctor if irritation, sensitization, or allergic reaction occurs. These may be signs of a serious condition.

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

Directions
  • use with care in premature infants or infants under 2 months of age. These products may cause irritation or chemical burns.

Surgical hand scrub:
  • wet hands and forearms with water
  • scrub for 3 minutes with about 2.0 cubic inches of product and a wet brush paying close attention to the nails, cuticles, and interdigital spaces
  • a separate nail cleaner may be used
  • rinse thoroughly
  • wash for an additional 3 minutes with 2.0 cubic inches of product and rinse under running water
  • dry thoroughly

Healthcare personnel handwash:
  • wet hands with water
  • dispense about 1.5 cubic inches of product into cupped hands, wash in a vigorous manner for 15 seconds, and rinse under running water
  • dry thoroughly

Other information
  • store at 20-25° C (68-77° F)
  • avoid excessive heat above 40° C (104° F)

Inactive ingredients

cocamide DEA, fragrance, glucono-delta-lactone, isopropyl alcohol, lauramine oxide, PEG-75 lanolin, purified water, tridecyl alcohol

Questions or comments?

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Principal Display Panel – Box Label

NDC 17271-505-01

BD E-Z Scrub™

Chlorhexidine

Gluconate 4% Solution

Antiseptic

REF 372402

Foreign Patents and Patents Pending.

U.S. Patents 6,053,369 - 6,308,866

Chlorhexidine Gluconate

32 fl oz (946 mL)

Principal Display Panel – Box Label

NDC 17271-505-02

BD E-Z Scrub™

Chlorhexidine

Gluconate 4% Solution

Antiseptic

REF 372412

Foreign Patents and Patents Pending.

U.S. Patents 6,427,875

Chlorhexidine Gluconate

32 fl oz (946 mL)

BD E-Z SCRUB 
chlorhexidine gluconate solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:17271-505
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
chlorhexidine gluconate (chlorhexidine) chlorhexidine gluconate40 g  in 1000 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
coco diethanolamide 
gluconolactone 
isopropyl alcohol 
lauramine oxide 
PEG-75 lanolin 
water 
tridecyl alcohol 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:17271-505-016 BOTTLE in 1 BOX
1946 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:17271-505-026 BOTTLE in 1 BOX
2946 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA01912701/01/2006
Labeler - Becton Dickinson and Company (124987988)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Becton, Dickinson and Company124987988LABEL(17271-505)

 
Becton Dickinson and Company

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Further information

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