3M™ Skin and Nasal Antiseptic(Povidone-Iodine Solution 5% w/w (0.5% available iodine) USP) | 3M Skin and Nasal Antiseptic

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Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation

Povidone-Iodine USP, 5%(0.5% Available Iodine)


Do not use if you have a known sensitivity to iodine or any other ingredient in this product. Do not use in eyes. If product gets into eyes, flush immediately with water. Do not use on infants less than 2 months old due to the risk of increased blood iodine levels.

Stop use and ask a doctor if significant irritation, sensitization or other allergic reactions occur.

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Other information • Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive Ingredients: lactic acid, lauramidopropylamine oxide, malic acid, polyquarternium-10, PPG-5-ceteth-10 phosphate, sodium hydroxide, sodium iodide, steareth-100, water, xylitol

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Patent No. US 7,147,873

Made in U.S.A. by 3M Health Care, St. Paul, MN 55144-1000

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NDC 17518-060-04

1 Bottle 0.14 fl oz (4 mL)

4 Sterile Swabs

3M™ Skin and Nasal Antiseptic

Povidone-Iodine Solution 5% w/w (0.5% Available Iodine) USP

Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation

Equivalent to 5mg available Iodine per milliliter

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3M Health Care, St. Paul, MN 55144-1000

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