ANTISEPTIC SURGICAL HAND SCRUB
HANDSHIELD 4 is a Surgical Hand Scrub prior to surgery, hygienic hand wash and disinfectant for routine use in wards to reduce the risk of cross contamination, whole body antisepsis for all surgery patients. Handshield 4 is free from SLS which causes skin irritation and skin problems, and also free from Ethylene oxide which is a human carcinogen (Cancer causing agent).
WHO Guidelines :
Chlorhexidine Gluconate 4% w/v is a more active agent than povidone-iodine, it provides 99% bacterial counts reduction after repeated application and better bacterial regrowth inhibition.
The use of preoperative chlorhexidine antiseptic has been shown to reduce bacterial colonization nine fold and has a greater skin flora reduction than povidone-iodine.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate & Ethylene oxide Free Advantage :
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (commonly known as SLS) is a widely used and an inexpensive chemical found in many soap formulation as a foaming agent. It causes skin irritation and can harm the hands of Dental surgeons.