Alsoft Rapid Acting Hand Disinfectants
Alcohol-based hand sanitizers containing emollients (Allantoin & Disobutyl Adipate) may cause less skin irritation and dryness than commonly used detergents and are tolerated better by health-care personnel than washing hands with non-antimicrobial soaps or antimicrobial soaps.
Alcohol Content in the sanitizer will determine it's use. 70% alcohol is best for bacteria, whereas a higher concentration (80-99%) is needed for Anti-viral properties
In contrast to sinks used for hand washing, dispensers for alcohol-based hand sanitizers do not require plumbing and can be made available, at many locations.
Pocket carriage of alcohol-based hand sanitizers, together with availability of bedside dispensers has been associated with significant improvement in adherence of personnel to hand hygiene
The time required for nurses to leave a patient’s bedside, go to a sink, and wash and dry their hands before attending the next patient is a deterrent to frequent hand antisepsis. One study found that it would require about one-fourth as much time to use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer placed at each patient’s bedside protocols.
Below is a rather weird hand hygiene dance by Saraya, but towards the end, it demonstrates the importance of alcohol hand rubs as opposed to traditional hand washing.
Alcohol-based, perfume free hand disinfectant, for no-touch hand hygiene and surgical disinfection.
Alsoft A contains Ethanol for quick-drying disinfection that leaves the skin feeling clean and healthy. Dermatologically tested. Recommended for skin/hand disinfection for users with sensitive skin.
Range of Application
Hygienic and surgical hand disinfection, skin disinfection prior to
simple injections and punctures of peripheral vessels, skin disinfec-
tion prior to surgeries and punctures ofjoints, disinfection of skin rich of sebaceous glands, cooling compresses.
For application on the skin and for the preparation of cooling compresses.
HOW TO USE
- For hygienic hand disinfection rub the solution into the skin and
keep the skin well moistened for 30 seconds.
- For surgical hand disinfection rub the solution into hands and
lower arms and keep the skin well moistened for 3 minutes.
- For disinfection prior to simple injections and punctures of pe
ripheral vessels rub off the skin carefully with the solution and
keep the area well moistened for 15 seconds.
- For disinfection prior to surgeries and punctures of joints rub off
the skin carefully with the solution and keep the area well moist
ened for 1 minute. ‘~ .
- For disinfection of skin rich of sebaceous glands rub off the skin
carefully with the solution and keep the area well moistened for
Alsoft A isn't effective against spores and therefore isn't suitable for
disinfection and storing of sterilized instruments and syringes.
100 g of Alsoft A contains
(Active Ingredient) Ethanol 83ml
(Active Ingredient) Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.2g
Emollient) Diisobutyl Adipate 0.259
Emollient) Allantoin 0.05g
Stabilizer) PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate 0.1g
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