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Avagard™ CHG Hand Antiseptic

Avagard™ CHG Hand Antiseptic

Now there is a unique alternative to traditional surgical scrub hand agents that will destroy the bacteria while helping to maintain the integrity of the skin. The unique combination of chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) and ethyl alcohol enables Avagard CHG Hand Antiseptic to kill bacteria efficaciously and to provide persistent bacterial kill while the emollient-rich lotion helps maintain the integrity of the skin.
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3M™ Health Care Particulate Respirator and Surgical Mask

3M™ Health Care Particulate Respirator and Surgical Mask

The truly unique, 3M-patented flat-fold/three-panel design of the 1870 respirator and surgical mask gives it a comfortable fit unlike any other, while reducing exposure to M.tuberculosis and submicron contaminants, like surgical plume and smoke.
Bulletin (PDF, 260 KB)
Instructions (PDF, 110 KB)

Avagard™ D Instant Hand Antiseptic

Avagard™ D Instant Hand Antiseptic

Provides rapid bactericidal action against a broad spectrum of microorganisms while helping to maintain the skin’s integrity and prevent skin breakdown. Avagard D hand antiseptic contains 61% w/w (68.5% v/v) ethyl alcohol in a moisturizing base.
Product Catalogue

Health Canada Guidelines for Infection Control Precautions for Respiratory Infections

Health Canada Guidelines for Infection Control Precautions for Respiratory Infections Transmitted by Large Droplet and Contact

View Health Canada’s recommendations developed to assist health care workers (HCWs) prevent the transmission of respiratory infections including Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
New Normal (PDF, 93 KB)