Please would you tell me the number of units of the following products purchased by your hospital over the past 12 months:

Chlorhexidine 2% in IPA Biocide (Nex-Clorex 2%) Available in 200ml and 500ml bottles – Fannin UK Ltd

Chlorhexidine 2% in IPA Biocide Available in 200ml and 500ml bottles – Ecolab Ltd

Chlorhexidine 2% in IPA Licenced Medicine (ChloraPrep) Available in various sizes – Carefusion / BD

Red Staining Dye / Liquid Available in 12 x 12ml – Ecolab Ltd

Please would you tell me the pre-operative skin preparation (ie the name of the specific product) that you use for the following procedures? Please will you specify whether the manufacturer and whether the product is a biocide or a licensed medicine.

Procedure

• Abdominal hysterectomy –
o Products used?
o Biocide or licensed medicine?
o Brand name?
• Breast surgery
o Products used?
o Biocide or licensed medicine?
o Brand name?
• Caesarean section
o Products used?
o Biocide or licensed medicine?
o Brand name?
• Gastric surgery
o Products used?
o Biocide or licensed medicine?
o Brand name?
• Hip replacement
o Products used?
o Biocide or licensed medicine?
o Brand name?
• Knee replacement
o Products used?
o Biocide or licensed medicine?
o Brand name?
• Spinal surgery
o Products used?
o Biocide or licensed medicine?
o Brand name?

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