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Provon Antimicrobial Foam Handwash

Medically reviewed on June 28, 2016

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE 20mg in 1mL
Labeler: Gojo Industries, Inc.
NDC Code: 21749-850

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

chlorhexidine gluconate 2% solution

Purpose

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

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.

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 5 ml of solution and a wet brush paying close attention to the nails, cuticles, and interdigital space
  • a separate nail cleaner may be used
  • rinse thoroughly
  • wash for an additional 3 minutes with 5 ml of solution and rinse under running water
  • dry thoroughly

Healthcare personnel handwash:
  • wet hands with water
  • dispense 5 ml of solution (4 full strokes) 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

citric add. cocamide DEA, hydroxyethylcellulose, isopropyl alcohol, lauramine oxide, purified water

Questions or comments?

call 1-800-321-9647 Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM MST

NDC 21749-850-53

Chlorhexidine Gluconate 2% Solution

Antiseptic Foam Handwash

Distributed by:

Gojo Industries, Inc.

Akron, OH 60085 USA

330-255-6000

www.gojo.com

GOJO18BTLLBL

Gojo ® 2015

Net Wt 18 fl oz (535 mL)

PROVON ANTIMICROBIAL FOAM HANDWASH 
chlorhexidine gluconate 2% solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:21749-850
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE (CHLORHEXIDINE) CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE20 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
COCO DIETHANOLAMIDE 
HYDROXYETHYL CELLULOSE (2000 MPA.S AT 1%) 
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL 
LAURAMINE OXIDE 
WATER 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:21749-850-53535 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA01942205/01/2016
Labeler - Gojo Industries, Inc. (004162038)
Registrant - Xttrium Laboratories, Inc. (007470579)

 
Gojo Industries, Inc.

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