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HYDREX SURGICAL SCRUB CHLORHEXIDINE 4% W/V SKIN CLEANSER

Active substance(s): CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE SOLUTION

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Surgical Scrub

Chlorhexidine Gluconate 4% w/v skin cleanser

®

Hydrex

A cutaneous (relating to the skin) solution
also containing Ponceau 4R (E124),
Dialkylamine Oxide, Glycerol, Industrial
Methylated Spirit, Hydroxyethyl Cellulose,
Purified Water and Perfume (Hibetone).

How to use
MEDICAL AND NURSING STAFF: Antiseptic hand wash – wet the hands and
forearms, apply 5ml of Hydrex Surgical Scrub and wash for 1 minute. Rinse
thoroughly and dry. Pre-operative surgical scrub – wet the hands and forearms, apply
5ml of Hydrex Surgical Scrub and wash for 1 minute, cleaning the fingernails with a
brush. Rinse and repeat the procedure using a further 5ml of Hydrex Surgical Scrub
and wash for 2 minutes. Rinse thoroughly and dry.
For use as an antiseptic hand wash, a
pre-operative hand scrub and a pre-operative PATIENTS: Pre-operative skin preparation – wash the whole body with 25ml of
Hydrex Surgical Scrub on at least two occasions, usually the day before and on the
skin preparation prior to surgery.
day of the operation. Rinse thoroughly and dry.
Do not use in body openings (e.g. nose and ears).
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
Use with care in newborn babies, especially those born prematurely. Hydrex Surgical
Scrub may cause chemical skin burns.
Avoid contact with eyes, ears, brain and meninges (skin covering the brain
and spinal cord).
Actions to be taken if swallowed – If you accidentally swallow Hydrex Surgical Scrub
you should go to the accident and emergency department of your nearest hospital.
Possible side effects – Chlorhexidine can very rarely cause hypersensitivity,
including anaphylactic shock (throat or lip swelling, low blood pressure), and allergic
reactions (e.g. dermatitis, itching, redness, eczema, rash, hives, skin irritation,
Licence holder, manufacturer and assembler: blisters). If any of these reactions occur, stop using the product and seek medical
Ecolab Ltd.
attention immediately.
Lotherton Way, Garforth,
Reporting of side effects - If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist
Leeds LS25 2JY
or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed on this label. You can also
Tel: 0113 232 0066
report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme,
Website: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting
PL04509/0020
side effects you can help provide more information on
Text Revised: May 2015
the safety of this medicine.
Storage Do not store above 25°C.
3047590
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
3047590F/27MAY15/GB
Do not use after the expiry date on the label.

250 ml

Batch no, expiry and manufacture date to be overprinted on the label

Hydrex surgical scrub

Batch no, expiry and manufacture date to be overprinted on the label

Hydrex

®

Surgical Scrub
Chlorhexidine Gluconate
4% w/v skin cleanser

A cutaneous (relating to the skin)
solution also containing Ponceau
4R (E124), Dialkylamine Oxide,
Glycerol, Industrial Methylated
Spirit, Hydroxyethyl Cellulose,
Purified Water and Perfume
(Hibetone).
For use as an antiseptic hand
wash, a pre-operative hand
scrub and a pre-operative skin
preparation prior to surgery.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
Licence holder, manufacturer
and assembler: Ecolab Ltd.
Lotherton Way, Garforth, Leeds
LS25 2JY · Tel: 0113 232 0066
PL04509/0020

500 ml

3037170

3037170F/01JUN15/GB

Batch No, Expiry and Manufacture date
to be overprinted on the label

How to use
MEDICAL AND
NURSING STAFF:
Antiseptic hand wash
– wet the hands and
forearms, apply 5ml of
Hydrex Surgical Scrub
and wash for 1 minute.
Rinse thoroughly and dry.
Pre-operative surgical
scrub – wet the hands
and forearms, apply 5ml
of Hydrex Surgical Scrub
and wash for 1 minute,
cleaning the fingernails
with a brush. Rinse and
repeat the procedure
using a further 5ml of
Hydrex Surgical Scrub
and wash for 2 minutes.
Rinse thoroughly and dry.
PATIENTS: Pre-operative
skin preparation – wash
the whole body with
25ml of Hydrex Surgical
Scrub on at least two
occasions, usually the
day before and on the day
of the operation. Rinse
thoroughly and dry.
Do not use in body
openings (eg nose, ears).

Use with care in
newborn babies,
especially those born
prematurely. Hydrex
Surgical Scrub may
cause chemical skin
burns.
Avoid contact with
eyes, ears, brain and
meninges (skin covering
the brain and spinal
cord).
Actions to be taken
if swallowed – If you
accidentally swallow
Hydrex Surgical
Scrub you should go
to the accident and
emergency department
of your nearest hospital.
Possible side effects
– Chlorhexidine can
very rarely cause
hypersensitivity,
including anaphylactic
shock (throat or lip
swelling, low blood
pressure), and
allergic reactions (e.g.
dermatitis, itching,
redness, eczema, rash,
hives, skin irritation,

blisters). If any of these
reactions occur, stop
using the product and
seek medical attention
immediately.
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 label/
leaflet. You can also
report side effects
directly via the Yellow
Card Scheme, Website:
www.mhra.gov.uk/
yellowcard.
By reporting side effects
you can help provide
more information on the
safety of this medicine.
Storage Do not store
above 25°C.
Keep out of the reach
and sight of children.
Do not use after the
expiry date on the label.

Text Revised: May 2015

Hydrex

®

Surgical Scrub
Chlorhexidine Gluconate
4% w/v skin cleanser

A cutaneous (relating to the skin)
solution also containing Ponceau
4R (E124), Dialkylamine Oxide,
Glycerol, Industrial Methylated
Spirit, Hydroxyethyl Cellulose,
Purified Water and Perfume
(Hibetone).
For use as an antiseptic hand
wash, a pre-operative hand
scrub and a pre-operative skin
preparation prior to surgery.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
Licence holder, manufacturer
and assembler: Ecolab Ltd.
Lotherton Way, Garforth, Leeds
LS25 2JY · Tel: 0113 232 0066
PL04509/0020

500 ml

3037170

3037170F/01JUN15/GB

Hydrex
surgical scrub

How to use
MEDICAL AND NURSING STAFF: Antiseptic hand
wash - wet the hands and forearms, apply 5ml of
Hydrex Surgical Scrub and wash for 1 minute. Rinse
thoroughly and dry.
Pre-operative surgical scrub - wet the hands and
forearms, apply 5ml of Hydrex Surgical Scrub and
wash for 1 minute, cleaning the fingernails with a
brush. Rinse and repeat the procedure using a further
5ml of Hydrex Surgical Scrub and wash for 2 minutes.
Rinse thoroughly and dry.
PATIENTS: Pre-operative skin preparation - wash the
whole body with 25ml of Hydrex Surgical Scrub on at
least two occasions, usually the day before and on the
day of the operation. Rinse thoroughly and dry.
Do not use in body openings (e.g. nose and ears).
Use with care in newborn babies, especially those
born prematurely.
Hydrex Surgical Scrub may cause chemical
skin burns.
Avoid contact with eyes, ears, brain and meninges
(skin covering the brain and spinal cord).
Actions to be taken if swallowed - If you accidentally
swallow Hydrex Surgical Scrub you should go to the
accident and emergency department of your nearest
hospital.
Possible side-effects - Chlorhexidine can very rarely
cause hypersensitivity, including anaphylactic shock
(throat or lip swelling, low blood pressure), and allergic
reactions (e.g. dermatitis, itching, redness, eczema,
rash, hives, skin irritation, blisters). If any of these
reactions occur, stop using the product and seek
medical attention immediately.
Text Revised: May 2015

3037190F/27MAY15/GB

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 on this label. You
can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card
Scheme, Website: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By
reporting side effects you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.
Storage Do not store above 25ºC.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use after the expiry date on the label.

Batch no, expiry and manufacture date to be overprinted on the label

Hydrex

surgical scrub

Batch no, expiry and manufacture date to be overprinted on the label

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