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Active substance(s): POVIDONE-IODINE

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Alcoholic Tincture

Videne Alcoholic Tincture is an
all-purpose antiseptic for topical use.
Active ingredient: Povidone-Iodine 10%
w/w (1% w/w available iodine).
Other ingredients: Alkyl Phenol Ether
Sulphate (Ammonium Salt), Industrial
Methylated Spirit 95%, Citric Acid,
Anhydrous Sodium Phosphate, Purified
Videne Alcoholic Tincture is indicated for
quick drying pre-operative skin
disinfection, particularly in orthopaedic
surgery. Being coloured, it gives a useful
delineation (marking) of the prepared area.
For external use only, not to be taken

Videne Alcoholic Tincture is
applied undiluted to the area to
be operated on and thoroughly
painted on using a gauze swab.
The solution may be allowed to
dry to form a protective film
(layer) or may be removed, using
a sterile gauze swab.
There are no special dosage
recommendations for children or
elderly patients.
Do not use if you are allergic to
any of the ingredients listed.
Do not use if pregnant as iodine
may be absorbed through the
skin and may affect thyroid tests
carried out on your baby.
Do not use if breastfeeding or
on newborn babies.

Take Care:

Licence holder, manufacturer
and assembler:
Ecolab Ltd.
Lotherton Way, Garforth
Leeds LS25 2JY
Tel: +44 (0)113 232 0066
PL 04509/0040

4 028163 037431


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Videne Alcoholic Tincture must
not be used on broken skin
because the alcohol could
cause stinging.
When use is followed by
diathermy (surgical procedure to
cut the skin), do not allow
pooling of the fluid, and ensure
skin and surrounding drapes are

quantity of running water and
seek medical attention.
Preparations containing
Povidone-Iodine may temporarily
discolour some precious metals
and permanently stain rhodium
plated white gold.

Action to be taken if
In the event of oral ingestion seek
medical attention.

In very rare instances Videne
Alcoholic Tincture may produce
skin reactions in iodine-sensitive
patients. These reactions usually
subside when the treatment is
stopped. If they are severe or
symptoms persist, consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
Keep out of the reach and sight
of children.
Do not use this product after the
expiry date indicated on the
Store below 20°C in a dry place,
protected from light.
Text Revised June 2008.

If you get this product in your
eye, cleanse with a large

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

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