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Povidone-Iodine by Medline Industries, Inc.

Medically reviewed on November 29, 2016

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: POVIDONE-IODINE 7.5mg in 1mL
Labeler: Medline Industries, Inc.
NDC Code: 53329-944

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Drug Facts

Active Ingredient

Povidone-Iodine, 7.5% (equivalent to 0.75% available iodine)




■ For preparation of the skin prior to surgery

■ helps to reduce bacteria that potentially can cause skin infection

■ significantly reduces the number of microorganisms on the hands and forearms prior to surgery or patient care


For external use only.

Do not use

■ in the eyes

■ if you are allergic to iodine or any of the other ingredients in the product.

When using this product

■ prolonged exposure to wet solution may cause irritation or, rarely, severe skin reactions

■ in pre-operative prepping, avoid “pooling” beneath the patient.

Stop use and ask a doctor

■ if irritation and redness develop

■ if condition persists for more than 72 hours

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.


Surgical Hand Scrub: ■ Clean under nails with a nail pick. Nails should be maintained with a 1 millimeter free edge. ■Wet hands and forearms ■ Apply 5 milliliters (teaspoonful) or palmful to hands and forearms ■ Scrub thoroughly for about 5 minutes paying particular attention to the nails, cuticles, and interdigital spaces ■ Use a sterile scrub brush, if desired ■ Rinse and repeat scrub

Patient Pre-operative Skin Preparation: ■ Prior to surgery, wet skin with water ■ Apply scrub to the operative site ■ scrub thoroughly for about 5 minutes ■ Rinse using sterile gauze or towel, or remove with 70 percent alcohol ■ follow with application of Medline Prep Solution and allow to dry

Other Information

Store at Room Temperature. Protect from freezing. Avoid excessive heat.

Inactive Ingredients

Disodium Phosphate, Glycerin, Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose, Monoethanolamine, Water

Manufactured for: Medline Industries Inc., Northfield, IL 60093 USA

Made in Mexico To Order Call: 1-800-MEDLINE RK16DEG

povidone-iodine solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:53329-944
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:53329-944-04118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart333E11/04/2016
Labeler - Medline Industries, Inc. (025460908)

Medline Industries, Inc.

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