Skin preparation

Safely prepare patient skin

ChloraPrep® patient preoperative skin preparation can help you prepare patient skin prior to surgery while reducing bacteria on the skin that may cause infection.

Why skin preparation matters

The proper preparation of patient skin for surgery helps maintain antimicrobial activity while rapidly killing bacteria.

The ChloraPrep® advantage

ChloraPrep skin antiseptic features a unique formulation, hands-free applicator and proven efficacy that help support performance across procedures.

Using ChloraPrep®

Our label, warning and MSDS information can help ensure you use ChloraPrep skin antiseptic properly.

ChloraPrep® patient preoperative skin preparation products

Our ChloraPrep products rapidly and persistently protect against a broad spectrum of bacteria.1


  • 1 Denton, Graham. "Chlorhexidine." In: Block, S., editor. Disinfection, Sterilization and Preservation, 5th Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2001, 321–336.