Clinical and Laboratory Tested
Surgicept® hand antiseptic (70% ethyl alcohol) has completed a series of clinical and laboratory tests in 2006 – 2011 conducted by BioScience Laboratories (Bozeman, MT) per the FDA’s Tentative Final Monograph testing criteria for surgical scrub and healthcare personal handwash (hand antiseptic) labeling for the healthcare professional market. Many of the results published in peer reviewed journals, such as The American Journal of Infection Control, and clinical posters presented at healthcare infection control and operating room nurses conferences.
Additional skin friendliness, irritation and sensitization studies were conducted, demonstrating that even after multiple applications there were no significant changes to skin hydration. See results on our Science page.
Surgicept is a smart, patented formulation combining 6 moisturizers, emollients and skin conditioners to counteract the drying from repeated alcohol use and leave the hands feeling soft and smooth. The unique blend of skin conditioning ingredients used in premium quality lotions and skin related products.
Very high polar cosmetic oil
Multifunctional cosmetic ingredient
Cosmetic oil with solubilizing properties, especially suitable for transparent deodorant/antiperspirant sticks.
Emollient derived from glycerin and commonly found in soaps, shampoos, and conditioners to improve skin feel.
Premium quality emollient that creates a smooth feeling on the surface while conditioning the skin. Used in cosmetics and personal care products, primarily for hair care, lotions, and makeup.
Formulation created by Croda, Inc. combining Behentrimonium methosulfate, Butylene Glycol and Cetyl Alcohol to create a premium quality skin conditioner used in cosmetic dermatology products
ormulation created by Croda
Bonds with water molecules
Emollient derived from vegetable oils such as palm or coconut oil. Used primarily in creams and lotions.
Trademarks are the respective property of the following with all rights reserved. Tegosoft is a registered trademark of Evonik Industries AG (Germany). Sensiva is a registered trademark of SchÜlke, Inc. (SchÜlke & Mayr GmbH, Germany). Incroquat is a trademark of Croda, Inc.
Potential cost savings compared to a traditional hand sanitizer. Surgicept offers up to 6 hours protection. Results in potentially fewer applications, more and less potential damage to the skin
|Traditional Hand Sanitizer||Surgicept® Hand Sanitizer|
|Surgicept® Hand Sanitizer||$1.79 - $3.99||$2.75 - $3.99|
|$2.75 - $3.99||$2.00||$3.19|
|Effectiveness duration||~15 mins||Up to 6 hours|
|Up to 6 hours||6-15||2-3|
|2-3||1 ml||1 ml (6 sprays)|
|1 ml (6 sprays)||60||60|
|~# Days a bottle will last||4-10 days||20-30 days|
|20-30 days||~3 (30 day/10 days per bottle)||~3 (30 day/10 days per bottle)|
|~Monthly Sanitizer Cost||~$6.00 (3 bottle x $2.00)||~$3.19 (1 bottle)|
|~Cost per Day||$0.20 ($6.00/30 days)||$0.11 ($3.19/30 days)|
Surgicept Potential Savings 47%
*number applications varies by person and condition and results may vary. For best results, Surgicept recommends washing hands with soap and water, when possible, and a apply Surgicep to clean, dry hands.