How to use ChloraPrep

  • Pinch

    Hold the applicator as shown, being careful not to touch the sponge Pinch the wings together. You will hear a 'pop' as the ampoule breaks

  • Apply

    Gently press the applicator against the skin and apply the antiseptic using up and down, back and forth strokes for about 30 seconds

  • Dry

    Leave for approximately 30 seconds, allowing the area to air dry completely before applying sterile drape.

    Discard the applicator after a single use


93% of healthcare professionals preferred ChloraPrep over an iodine preparation because it was easier, faster and less messy to use[9]