Reference 2018-69

REF:            2018-69

Subject:        Antiseptic preparations

 

 

Request:

Please would you tell me the number of units of the following products purchased by your hospital over the past 12 months:

  • Chlorhexidine 2% in IPA Biocide (Nex-Clorex 2%) Available in 200ml and 500ml bottles – Fannin UK Ltd
  • Chlorhexidine 2% in IPA Biocide Available in 200ml and 500ml bottles – Ecolab Ltd
  • Chlorhexidine 2% in IPA Licenced Medicine (ChloraPrep) Available in various sizes – Carefusion / BD
  • Red Staining Dye / Liquid Available in 12 x 12ml – Ecolab Ltd

Please would you tell me the pre-operative skin preparation (ie the name of the specific product) that you use for the following procedures? Please will you specify whether the manufacturer and whether the product is a biocide or a licensed medicine.

Procedure

  • Abdominal hysterectomy –
    • Products used?
    • Biocide or licensed medicine?
    • Brand name?
  • Breast surgery
    • Products used?
    • Biocide or licensed medicine?
    • Brand name?
  • Caesarean section
    • Products used?
    • Biocide or licensed medicine?
    • Brand name?
  • Gastric surgery
    • Products used?
    • Biocide or licensed medicine?
    • Brand name?
  • Hip replacement
    • Products used?
    • Biocide or licensed medicine?
    • Brand name?
  • Knee replacement
    • Products used?
    • Biocide or licensed medicine?
    • Brand name?
  • Spinal surgery
    • Products used?
    • Biocide or licensed medicine?
    • Brand name?

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2018-69 – FOi request – Antiseptic preparations [122 kb] PDF