HiBi ® is a professionally trusted brand within antiseptics. The range offers everything from surgical scrub solutions to antibacterial rubs. Our products are effective against a wide range of bacteria, yeast, fungi and viruses and delivers a long term protection after application. Most HiBi products provide antibacterial activity for up to 6 hours and all are kind to skin. HiBi is part of Mölnlycke Health Care.
HibiScrub, antimicrobial skin cleaner
HiBiScrub® contains chlorhexidine gluconate, which unlike soaps and gels, binds to the skin and offers persistent, superior protection for six hours. The efficacy is strengthened upon repeated application. HiBiScrub containing the active chlorhexidine gluconate has a significant proven efficacy killing a wide range of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, yeasts, fungi and viruses. Helping to provide protection against surgical site infections and incision site bacterial growth of microorganisms in less than 60 seconds. This helps to provide protection against surgical site infections.
HibiScrub improves cost effectiveness by helpint ot provide protection against surgical site infections.
A recent study from the European Commission shows that an additional 16 million extra hospital days were attributed to treating HAIs at a cost of €435,- daily, resulting in additional spend of €7 billion per year. Implementing a whole body wash procedure can reduce the number of HAIs and therefore unnecessary costs associated with treatment. (Health Protection Agency, MRSA information for patients (www.hpa.org.uk))
Whole body washing – enables a safe procedure
Incorporating whole body washing into infection control guidelines can influence surgical procedures to be genuinely clean from the very start. Using HiBi high quality antiseptic products to prepare patients before and after surgery will help to provide protection against SSIs. HiBiScrub for whole body washing is highly effective antiseptic solution.
HiBiScrub will keep working long after application, continuously killing bacteria for up to six hours. (Hayek et al, J Hosp Infect. 1987; 10:165-172 ) This will reduce the natural bacteria found on one in three people’s skin by 94%. (Health Protection Agency, MRSA information for patients (www.hpa.org.uk) and Bryne DJ, Napier A, Cuschieri A. 1990. Rationalizing whole body disinfection J Hosp Infect. 15(2):183-7.)
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HibiCet works antiseptic and is used to prevent infections by kiling germs on the skin. Both chlorexidine gluconate and cetrimide have an antimicrobial activity. HiBiCET is an antimicrobial preparation with cleansing properties used for general antiseptic purposes.
When to use?
- To disinfect the skin of infected abrasions or lacerations. The body cleans itself of the bacteria.
- In order to prevent the occurrence of an infection. This can be used, for example, before you will undergo a slight interference on the skin.
Note: HiBi products will only be delivered to organizations which are in the possession of a wholesale license and QRS will need a copy of this in their possession. If you do not have such license, it must be purchased through the pharmacy.