Chlorhexidine digluconate

CAS number 18472-51-0
Molecular weight C34H54Cl2N10O14 = 897.8
20 % aqueous solution

Chlorhexidine is a bisbiguanide antisep-tic and disinfectant that is bactericidal or bacteriostatic against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It inhibits mycobacteria, fungi and some viruses. Chlorhexidine is most active at a neutral or slightly acidic pH. It is used for disinfection of skin, clean instruments and hard surfaces in a concentration of 0.05 to 0.5% in water or 70% alcohol.

Storage condition

  • Store at room temperature
  • Miscible with water
  • Solved in H2O

Hazard statements

  • H302 Harmful if swallowed
  • H319 Causes serious eye irritation
  • H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • P231 Handle under inert gas
  • P273 Avoid release to the environment
  • P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection
  • P305 IF IN EYES:
  • P312 Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell
  • P351 Rinse continuously with water for several minutes
Filename Language File size
C0114_GB.pdf English 175 KB
C0114_NL.pdf Nederlands 179 KB
C0114_DE.pdf Deutsch 185 KB
C0114_FR.pdf Français 182 KB
C0114_ES.pdf Español 184 KB
C0114_IT.pdf Italiano 180 KB
Filename Batch number Expiry date Language
C0114_016051_GB.pdf 016051 06-2022 English
C0114_015239_GB.pdf 015239 12-2021 English
C0114_015375_GB.pdf 015375 12-2021 English
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