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BD Persist

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: POVIDONE-IODINE 85mg in 1mL, alcohol 65mg in 1mL
Labeler: Becton Dickinson Infusion Therapy Systems Inc.
NDC Code: 17271-507

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Drug Facts

Active Ingredient

Providone-Iodine 10% (w/w)

Ethyl Alcohol 70% (v/v)




  • for preparation of the skin prior to percutaneous procedure
  • helps reduce bacteria that potentially can cause skin infection
  • does not contribute to skin irritation under an occlusive dressing with repeated applications
  • reduces bacteria with routine site care for up to seven days

  • For external use only
  • contains alcohol which is flammable until dry

Do not use
  • if you are allergic to povidone iodine or ethyl alcohol
  • to treat wounds or burns
  • in eyes, mucus membranes
  • on broken skin
  • with electrocautery procedures

Stop use and ask a doctor if the insertion site becomes

  • red
  • irritated
  • swollen
  • painful
  • infected

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

  • apply with friction for 30 seconds
  • allow to dry
  • do not blot or wipe away

Inactive ingredients

acrylates copolymer, ethyl alcohol, isopropyl myristate, urea, water

Principal Display Panel – Carton Label

BD Persist
Skin Prep

One Step Application
One Swab Stick


Principal Display Panel – Package Label

BD Persist™ Skin Prep
1 Swab Stick • REF 386401 NDC 17271-507-01

povidone-iodine, alcohol solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:17271-507
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
alcohol (alcohol) alcohol65 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
carbomer copolymer Type A 
ethyl acetate 
isopropyl myristate 
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:17271-507-0150 PACKAGE (50 PACKAGE) in 1 CARTON
12 mL in 1 PACKAGE
2NDC:17271-507-0225 PACKAGE (25 PACKAGE) in 1 CARTON
27 mL in 1 PACKAGE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart333A02/21/1996
Labeler - Becton Dickinson Infusion Therapy Systems Inc. (124987988)
Becton Dickinson Infusion Therapy Systems Inc.124987988MANUFACTURE(17271-507)

Revised: 09/2012
Becton Dickinson Infusion Therapy Systems Inc.

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