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Bactoshield CHG (STERIS Corporation)

Available Formats

Dosage Form Package Information Links
SOLUTION 118 mL in 1 BOTTLE (0519-1322-03) Label Information
SOLUTION 946 mL in 1 BOTTLE (0519-1322-24) Label Information
SOLUTION 1000 mL in 1 BOTTLE, DISPENSING (0519-1322-41) Label Information
SOLUTION 3708 mL in 1 BOTTLE (0519-1322-08) Label Information

Complete Bactoshield CHG Information


    Drug Facts

  • Active ingredient

    chlorhexidine gluconate 2% solution

  • Purposes

    surgical hand scrub
    healthcare personnel handwash
    patient preoperative skin preparation
    skin wound and general skin cleansing

  • 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
    • patient preoperative skin preparation: preparation of the patient's skin prior to surgery
    • skin wound and general skin cleansing

  • 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 which 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.

    Warning: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.

  • 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 about 5 mL of product and a wet brush, paying close attention to the nails, cuticles, and interdigital spaces
    • a separate nail cleaner may be used
    • rinse thoroughly
    • wash for an additional 3 minutes with 5 ml of product and rinse under running water
    • dry thoroughly
      Healthcare personnel handwash:
    • wet hands with water
    • dispense about 5 ml of product into cupped hands and wash in a vigorous manner for 15 seconds
    • rinse and dry thoroughly
      Patient preoperative skin preparation:
    • apply product liberally to surgical site and swab for at least 2 minutes
    • dry with a sterile towel
    • repeat procedure for an addtional 2 minutes and dry with a sterile towel
      Skin wound and general skin cleansing:
    • thoroughly rinse the area to be cleaned with water
    • apply the minimum amount of product necessary to cover the skin or wound area and wash gently
    • rinse again thoroughly

  • Other information

    • store at 20 - 25°C (68 - 77°F)
    • avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)

  • Inactive ingredients

    citric acid, cocamide DEA, hydroxyethylcellulose, isopropyl alcohol, lauramine oxide, purified water

  • Questions or comments?

    Call 1-800-548-4873 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM CST

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 1 Liter Bottle Label

    CHG 2%

    Chlorhexidine Gluconate
    2% Solution Antiseptic

    NDC 0519-1322-41

    Healthcare Personnel

    • Surgical Scrub
    • 2% CHG
    • Antimicrobial


    For Hospital and Professional Use Only.
    1 Liter SDS (33.8 fl oz) (1.05 qt)



    Peel Open

    Principal Display Panel - 1 Liter Bottle Label

    chlorhexidine gluconate solution
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0519-1322
    Route of Administration TOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    Chlorhexidine Gluconate (UNII: MOR84MUD8E) (Chlorhexidine - UNII:R4KO0DY52L) Chlorhexidine Gluconate 20 mg  in 1 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    Citric Acid Monohydrate (UNII: 2968PHW8QP)  
    Coco Diethanolamide (UNII: 92005F972D)  
    Hydroxyethyl Cellulose (100 MPA.S AT 2%) (UNII: R33S7TK2EP)  
    Isopropyl Alcohol (UNII: ND2M416302)  
    Lauramine Oxide (UNII: 4F6FC4MI8W)  
    Water (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color YELLOW (Clear) Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor Imprint Code
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:0519-1322-06 4 in 1 CASE
    1 NDC:0519-1322-08 3708 mL in 1 BOTTLE
    2 NDC:0519-1322-21 12 in 1 CASE
    2 NDC:0519-1322-24 946 mL in 1 BOTTLE
    3 NDC:0519-1322-39 48 in 1 CASE
    3 NDC:0519-1322-03 118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
    4 NDC:0519-1322-87 12 in 1 CASE
    4 NDC:0519-1322-41 1000 mL in 1 BOTTLE, DISPENSING
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    NDA NDA019422 10/04/1999
    Labeler - STERIS Corporation (139424188)
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    Xttrium Laboratories, Inc. 007470579 MANUFACTURE(0519-1322)