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Skin Preparation

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Help prevent surgical site infection with 3M Skin Preparation Products.

Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a major burden on healthcare systems, providers and patients.1 The commitment to increase patient safety and reduce the risk of infections is offered through 3M Skin Preparation Products.

Advantages of 3M™ SoluPrep™ Brand

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    • The first skin antiseptic authorized for professional healthcare use2,3
    • Patient safety and the manufacture of high quality and safe products are a priority for 3M4
    • Used by healthcare professionals over 1 billion times5
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    • The Canadian market leader6 and available in a range of formats and formulations
    • 3M Canada has developed state-of-the-art, validated analytical methods that are used for all antiseptic product testing4
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    • Demonstrated efficacy (in vitro)3
    • Safety studies showed no irritation or sensitization when applied as directed7
    • Microbial testing and quality assurance exceed regulatory requirements4,8,9
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    • Demonstrates extended persistence3,7

Is your knowledge and education on skin preparation up-to-date? Take the quiz and test your knowledge of skin preparation.

  • Get access to courses, webinars, videos and educational content to help you improve patient outcomes and prevent complications.

  • Learn how to apply 3M Skin Preparation Products to deliver perioperative care. Watch videos sorted by body part and solution.


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