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BD E-Z Scrub by Becton, Dickinson and Company

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


surgical hand scrub

healthcare personnel handwash

  • 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


For external use only

Do not use
  • if you are allergic to chlorhexidine gluconate or any other ingredients
  • in contact with meninges
  • in the genital area
  • as a preoperative skin preparation of the head or face

When using this product
  • keep out of eyes, ears, and mouth
  • may cause serious and permanent eye injury if placed or kept in the eye during surgical procedures 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
  • wounds that involve more than the superficial layers of the skin should not be routinely treated
  • repeated general skin cleansing of large body areas should not be done except when the underlying condition makes it necessary to reduce the bacterial population 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.

Warning: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.

  • 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 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 POFL 147, glucono-delta-lactone, isopropyl alcohol, lauramine oxide, PEG-75 lanolin, purified water, tridecyl alcohol

Questions or comments?

call 1-800-453-4538 Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM MST

Principal Display Panel – Box Label

NDC 17271-505-01

BD E-Z Scrub

Gluconate 4% Solution

REF 372402
Foreign Patents and patents Pending.
U.S. Patent 6,053,369 – 6,308,866

Chlorhexidine Gluconate

32 FL. OZ (946 ml)

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 
isopropyl alcohol 
lauramine oxide 
PEG-75 lanolin 
tridecyl alcohol 
#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
Labeler - Becton, Dickinson and Company (124987988)
Becton, Dickinson and Company124987988LABEL(17271-505)

Becton, Dickinson and Company

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Medically reviewed on Dec 31, 2017

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.