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BD E-Z Scrub by Becton Dickinson and Company

Medically reviewed on February 14, 2018

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: Povidone-Iodine 50mg in 1mL
Labeler: Becton Dickinson and Company
NDC Code: 17271-503

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Povidone-lodine 6.5% w/w (minimum available Iodine 0.5%)



  • 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 redness or irritation occurs

When using this product avoid contact with eyes

Stop use and ask a doctor If severe adverse reactions occur

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


Surgical Hand Scrub

  • Wet hands and forearms with warm water
  • Use nail cleaner and then apply solution from the sponge side to work up a lather
  • Scrub thoroughly for 3 minutes: difficult areas (interdigital space and fingers) with brush side, hands and forarms with sponge side
  • Rinse thoroughly with warm water
  • Repeat scrub for 3 minutes, sponge side only
  • Rinse hands and arms thoroughly
  • Dry thoroughly

Health Care Personnel Handwash

  • Dispense about 5 ml of foam solution into cupped hands
  • Wash in a vigorous manner covering all surfaces for 30 seconds
  • Rinse thoroughly with running water (30 seconds)

Other information

avoid excessive heat above 104°F (40°C)

Inactive ingredients

ammonium nonoxynol sulfate, disodium phosphate, hydrogen peroxide, octoxynol, phosphoric acid, sodium hydroxide, water

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Principal Display Panel – Bottle Label

BD E-Z Scrub™
0.5% Povidone
Iodine Antiseptic

REF 372405 • NDC 17271-503-01

Foreign Patents and Patents Pending. U.S. Patents Pending.
U.S. Patents 6,053,369 - 6,308,866

32 FL. OZ (946 ml)


povidone-iodine solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:17271-503
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Povidone-Iodine (Iodine) Iodine50 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ammonium nonoxynol-4 sulfate 
sodium phosphate, dibasic, dihydrate 
hydrogen peroxide 
octoxynol 9 
phosphoric acid 
sodium hydroxide 
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:17271-503-016 BOTTLE (6 BOTTLE) in 1 BOX
1946 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart333E04/01/2000
Labeler - Becton Dickinson and Company (124987988)

Becton Dickinson and Company

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