CareFusion announced the launch of its ChloraPrep 1mL applicator, the latest addition to the ChloraPrep line.
The FDA is requesting label and packaging changes to improve the safety of certain over-the-counter (OTC) topical antiseptic products.
HemCon Medical Technologies announced receiving an additional U.S. regulatory clearance for the antimicrobial hemostatic IV dressing GuardIVa.
Dukal Corporation announced a U.S. voluntary nationwide recall of selected lots of benzalkonium chloride swabs and antiseptic wipes manufactured for Dukal by Jianerkang Medical Dressing Co. due to concerns about potential microbial contamination with Burkholderia cepacia.
FDA notified healthcare professionals and warned consumers not to use skin creams, beauty and antiseptic soaps, or lotions that might contain mercury.
Galderma has expanded its Cetaphil product line with the introduction of Cetaphil DermaControl Foam Wash and Moisturizer SPF 30, formulated to complement an acne regimen for sensitive, acne-prone skin.
Cleaning the umbilical cord with chlorhexidine after birth significantly reduces newborn mortality and infection in rural Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Use of a chlorhexidine-based solution for preoperative skin marking is associated with more erasure of skin markings than an iodine-based alternative.