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Active substance(s): CHLORHEXIDINE ACETATE

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Antiseptic dusting powder
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine
1. What CX Powder is and what it is used for
2. Before you use CX Powder
3. How to use CX Powder
4. Possible side-effects
5. How to store CX Powder
6. Further information
1. What CX Powder is and what it is used for
CX Powder contains Chlorhexidine Acetate BP as the active substance.
CX Powder is used for general skin disinfection and antiseptic use.
2. Before you use CX Powder
Please read this section carefully before using CX Powder. If you have any
questions please talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before use.
Do not use CX Powder:
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Chlorhexidine salts.
Using other medicines
There are no known interactions with other medicines. However, tell your
doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other
medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
No special precautions need to be taken if you are pregnant, thinking of
becoming pregnant or breast-feeding.
3. How to use CX Powder
Apply a light dusting of the powder to the affected area. Use no more than 3
times in a day.
Do not take the product internally. If CX Powder is accidentally taken internally
contact your doctor or go to your nearest accident and emergency department

Chlorhexidine salts may cause irritation to the eyes, broken skin and sensitive
areas. If you accidentally get CX Powder in your eyes or onto broken skin and
sensitive areas, rinse immediately with clean water. If the irritation remains
contact your doctor or nearest accident and emergency department immediately.
4. Possible side-effects
There are no known side-effects with this medicine.
Reporting of side-effects
If you get any side-effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any
possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly
via the Yellow Card Scheme, Website: By reporting
side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
5. How to store CX Powder
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use after the expiry date
stated on the carton and label. Store below 25ºC and protect from light.
Once opened, use within 14 days. Medicines should not be disposed of via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of
medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Further Information
What CX Powder contains
• The active substance is Chlorhexidine Acetate BP 1% w/w.
• The other ingredient is sterilisable maize starch.
What CX Powder looks like and the contents of the pack
CX Powder is a white dusting powder.
CX Powder is packed in plastic bottles fitted with a nozzle and white plastic cap.
Each pack contains 15g of powder.
PL 04509/0011
MA Holder: Ecolab Ltd, Lotherton Way, Garforth, Leeds LS25 2JY.
CX Powder is manufactured for Ecolab by: Pharmaserve Ltd,
Clifton Technology Park, Wynne Avenue, Swinton, Manchester M27 2HB.
Leaflet issued April 2015

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