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kodan® tincture forte colourless

Ready-to-use skin antiseptic with a long-term effect of at least 24 hours

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  • Long-term antimicrobial activity for a minimum of 24 hours
  • Effective against a broad spectrum of microorganisms (bactericidal incl. mycobacteria and MRSA, fungicidal, virucidal against enveloped viruses incl. HIV, HBV, HCV, HSV)
  • Rapid acting
  • Excellent skin compatibility
  • Good adhesion of incision foils after drying

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Application areas
 
  • For preoperative skin preperation
  • For postoperative suture care
  • For use prior to sugery catheterisation, injections, taking of blood samples, punctures, excisions, cannulations and biopsies
  • To support general-hygienic measures in the prevention of fungal skin infections
  • For hygienic hand disinfection
Instructions for use
 
Prior to all invasive sugery
  • Use kodan® without dilution
  • Spray on or rub the relevant skin area with a soaked swab
  • Assure a thorough wetting of the skin
  • Pay attention to the exposure time in correspondence to the application area
Prior to punctures of the joints and preoperative skin preperation
  • Remove hair mechanically or chemically on the relevant skin area
  • Preoperative antiseptic washing (e.g. with octenisan®) is recommended
For suture care
  • Assure that any excess liquid can be removed

Microbiological efficacy
 
Efficacy Concentration Contact time
virucidal against enveloped viruses
in accordance with DVV
ready-to-use 15 sec.
HSV
in accordance with DVV
ready-to-use 15 sec.
Adenovirus
in accordance with DVV
ready-to-use 10 min.
Rotavirus
in accordance with DVV
ready-to-use 30 sec.
Application area Concentration Contact time
hygienic hand disinfection
in accordance with VAH
ready-to-use 30 sec.
skin with a high density of sebaceous glands
in accordance with VAH
ready-to-use 2 min.
skin with a low density of sebaceous glands: before injections and taking of blood samples
in accordance with VAH
ready-to-use 15 sec.
skin with a low density of sebaceous glands: before punctures of the joints
in accordance with VAH
ready-to-use 60 sec.
skin with a low density of sebaceous glands: for pre- and postoperative skin disinfection
in accordance with VAH
ready-to-use 60 sec.

Certificates

  • VAH certificate
Product data
 
Ingredients:
100 g solution contains: 2-propanol (Ph. Eur.) 45.0 g, 1-propanol (Ph. Eur.) 10.0 g, biphenyl-2-ol 0.20 g. Other ingredients: hydrogen peroxide solution 30% (Ph. Eur.), purified water.

Chemical-physical data

Flash point:24 °C / Method : DIN 51755 Part 1
Form:liquid
Density:ca. 0,90 g/cm3 / 20 °C
Color:brown
pH:Not applicable
Special advice
 
For external use only. Keep pharmaceuticals out of the reach of children. Do not use pharmaceuticals after the expiry date. Flammable. Do not expose to flames or electrical heat sources.
Once the container has been opened the product should not be used for more than 12 months but not beyond the expiry date.
Prior to punctures, injections, excisions, etc.
When used before glucose testing (e.g. Hämogluco-Sticks), let the product dry well to prevent adverse effects on measurement results.
Prior to punctures of the joint and preoperative skin preparation
When thermocauters or other electrical devices are used, let the product dry well to prevent adverse effects.
When used before incision foils are used, let the product dry well to prevent impairment of adhesion.
Prior to surgeries on skin, which is rich in sebaceous glands
Apply the product several times, in order to keep the skin moist for 2 minutes.

For hygienic hand disinfection

Pay attention to the exposure time of 30 seconds. Keep hands well moistened during the entire application time.
For suture care

Surgical sutures are preferably dabbed with a soaked swab.
Information for order
 
ItemDelivery formItem no.
kodan Tinktur forte farblos 10 l KA1/Canisteron request
kodan forte colourless 250 ml FL10/Cartonon request
kodan forte colourless 2 l FL5/Cartonon request
kodan forte colourless 1 l FL10/Cartonon request
kodan Tinkt.f.fbl.Apack. 2 l FL5/Cartonon request
kodan Tinkt.f.fbl.Apack. 250 ml FL10/Cartonon request
kodan Tinktur forte fbl. 40x6 ml AM1/Cartonon request
kodan forte colourless AP 1 l FL10/Cartonon request
These products are not available in every country. For more information please contact our local subsidiary or distributor.
Accessories
 
Item Item no.
Spray head for 1l bottle 180212
500ml / 1l dosage pump (3ml / pump stroke) 180303
Environmental information
 
schülke manufactures products economically and with advanced, safe and environmentally friendly production processes while at the same time maintaining our high quality standards.
kodan® tincture forte colourless
Composition: 100 g solution contains: 2-propanol (Ph. Eur.) 45.0 g, 1-propanol (Ph. Eur.) 10.0 g, biphenyl-2-ol 0.20 g. Other ingredients: hydrogen peroxide solution 30% (Ph. Eur.), purified water. Indications: Skin disinfection prior to surgical procedures and antiseptic suture care. For hygienic hand disinfection as well as for additional general hygienic measures to prevent fungal skin infections. Contraindications: kodan® tincture forte colourless may not be used in cases of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparation. kodan® tincture forte colourless should not be used for surgical hand disinfection. Undesirable effects: Particularly with frequent use, skin irritations such as reddening, stinging and dryness can occur. In rare cases allergic reactions (e.g. contact eczema) are possible. Special warnings and special precautions for use: For external use only. Do not expose to open flame or switched on electrical heat sources. Let kodan® tincture forte colourless dry before applying dressings. Do not put thermocautery on skin before the areas disinfected with kodan® tincture forte colourless have dried. If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this user information, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Manufacturer: Schülke & Mayr GmbH, 22840 Norderstedt, Germany, Tel. +49 40 52100-0, info@schuelke.com