The first FDA approved 3.15% Chlorhexidine Gluconate and 70% Isopropyl Alcohol skin antiseptic. Approved or pre-operative* or pre-injection applications. Meets skin antisepsis guidelines from organizations such as CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology). All Swabsticks are clinically proven to have persistent antimicrobial activity up for up to 7 days.* Premoistened, ready to use applicators contain no glass and do not require activation before use. Swabsticks feature unique two sided applicators for easy prepping around joints, interdigital areas and skin folds. *Swabstick and Maxi Swabstick only.