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3M Avagard Instant Hand Antiseptic with Moisturizers

Medically reviewed on May 4, 2018.

Dosage form: gel
Ingredients: Alcohol 577.7mg in 1mL
Labeler: 3M Health Care
NDC Code: 17518-056

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

3M™ Avagard™ Gel
Instant Hand Antiseptic with Moisturizers

Kills greater than 99.999% of harmful bacteria in 15 seconds (in vitro).

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient

Ethyl Alcohol, 66% w/w (73%, v/v)




instant healthcare personnel hand antiseptic to reduce bacteria that potentially can cause disease

  • instant hand antiseptic to decrease bacteria on the skin
  • recommended for repeated use


Flammable, keep away from fire or flame. For external use only.

When using this product keep out of eyes. If contact with eyes occurs, rinse promptly and thoroughly with water.

Stop use and ask a doctor if significant irritation or sensitization develops.

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


Apply to clean, dry hands. Apply sufficient amount to thoroughly wet all surfaces of hands and fingers. Rub onto hands until dry.

  • Supervise children in the use of this product.

Other Information

Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive Ingredients

acrylates/C10-30 akyl acrylate crosspolymer, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, aminomethyl propanol, denatonium benzoate, disodium EDTA, glycerin, PEG-40 castor oil, propylene glycol, water


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Made in Canada for

3M Health Care, 2510 Conway Ave., St. Paul, MN 55144 U.S.A.

© 2015, 3M. All rights reserved. 3M and Avagard are trademarks of 3M.

Principal Display Panel –1000mL Cartridge Label


NDC 17518-056-03

Avagard™ GEL

Instant Hand Antiseptic with Moisturizers

Contains: 66% w/w (73% v/v) ethyl alcohol

Kills 99.999% of harmful bacteria*


Directions: Apply sufficient amount to thoroughly wet hands and fingers.

Rub until dry.


REF 9339

33.8 fl oz • 1000 mL

alcohol gel
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:17518-056
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Alcohol (Alcohol) Alcohol577.7 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Propylene Glycol 
Carbomer Interpolymer Type A (Allyl Sucrose Crosslinked) 
Aloe Vera Leaf 
PEG-40 Castor Oil 
Edetate Disodium 
Denatonium Benzoate 
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:17518-056-0159 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:17518-056-02500 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PUMP
3NDC:17518-056-031000 mL in 1 CARTRIDGE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart333E06/14/2013
Labeler - 3M Health Care (006173082)

3M Health Care

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