MICROSHIELD® 5 Chlorhexidine Concentrate

Our Plus

  • Topical antiseptic concentrate 
  • Available in 2 pack sizes - 500ml and 5L


Fields of Application

  • Pre and post-operative skin preparation
  • Umbilical cord disinfection

Product Profile

MICROSHIELD® 5 Chlorhexidine Concentrate when diluted can be used as a pre-and post-operative skin preparation.

Instructions for use

Concentrate must be diluted.

DILUTION: Add 100ml of product to 150ml of distilled water and make up to IL with ethanol (96%).

For pre and post-operative skin preparation and for umbilical cord disinfection:
Dilute as above. Wet swab and apply to affected area for 2 minutes. Allow to dry.

Antiseptic solutions should be freshly prepared and discarded after use.

Product data

Contains Chlorhexidine Gluconate 5% w/v (equivalent to Chlorhexidine 28.1g/L)

Special advice


For external use only.

Avoid contact with eyes. If in eyes, rinse well with water.

Mild irritation may occur; stop use if it becomes severe.

Solutions are not for ophthalmic, bladder, peritoneal or surgeon's dip bowl usage. MICROSHIELD® 5 Chlorhexidine Concentrate must not come into contact with brain, meninges, middle ear or syringes and needles to be used for spinal injections.

Do not mix with detergents or other chemicals except ethanol as indicated.

Do not use after the expiry date.

Information for order

ItemDelivery formItem no.
MICROSHIELD® 5 Chlorhexidine Concentrate - 500mL12/Carton70000369
MICROSHIELD® 5 Chlorhexidine Concentrate - 5L2/Carton70000349

These products are not available in every country.

Product to be diluted as per label directions.

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