Skinsept Pur bottle

Skinsept® Pur

Preparation for skin disinfection

This medicine is used to disinfect the skin before surgery, injections, punctures, blood collection or dressing changes. Skinsept® Pur is a combination medicine which contains active substances with proven clinical efficacy. Its active substances (isopropanol, ethanol and benzyl alcohol) complement one another, ensuring the medicine’s broad-spectrum activity. Hydrogen peroxide, which is used as excipient, causes spontaneous sterilisation of the product, which persists even in the event of repeated infection with bacterial spores (e.g. when opening the packaging). The medicine is effective against the bacteria (including mycobacterium tuberculosis and MRSA), fungi and viruses present on the skin: Hepatitis B, HIV, Herpes, Rota, Adeno. Skinsept® Pur disinfects and degreases the skin.

Skinsept™ Pur
(46 g + 27 g + 1 g)/100 g, solution
Alcohol ethylicus + Alcohol isopropylicus + Alcohol benzylicus

Do not use Skinsept® Pur:

If you are allergic to active substances or any of the other ingredients of this medicine listed in Section 6.

  • The medicine must not be used to disinfect large-area open wounds.
  • The medicine must not be used to disinfect mucous membranes.
  • Do not apply to the eye area.
  • Do not use in premature newborns.

Warnings and precautions

Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse before using Skinsept® Pur.

  • Skinsept® Pur should not be used to disinfect umbilical cord stumps in newborn babies.
  • Use cautiously in newborn babies delivered at term and only when this is necessary owing to the disinfection procedure.
  • Use cautiously on alcohol-sensitive surfaces.
  • Avoid contact with eyes.

Handling the product

Flammable product; do not spray near flame; flash point (according to DIN 51755): 21°C; observe application times and safety precautions; wait for the medicinal product to dry before switching on electrical equipment; Protect from excessive heat, sparks and flame. Open the packaging carefully.

First aid measures

In case of accidental contact with the eyes

Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water; occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Remove contact lenses, if any. Continue to flush for at least 15 minutes. Call for medical assistance if symptoms persist or intensify.

In case of accidental ingestion

Rinse mouth with water. Remove dentures, if any. Remove from exposure into fresh air and rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. If vomiting occurs, the head should be kept low so that vomit does not get into the lungs. Call for medical assistance if symptoms persist or intensify. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If unconscious place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately. Ensure open ventilation. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie or belt.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding and fertility

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, suspect you may be pregnant, or if you are planning to become pregnant, you should consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.


There are no or limited amount of data from the use of Skinsept® Pur in pregnant women.


There is insufficient information on the excretion of ethanol, isopropyl alcohol and benzyl alcohol in breast milk.


No data.

Driving and operating machinery

Not applicable.

Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If in doubt, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

How to use:

For external use only. Solution for topical application to the skin. The solution should be used undiluted.

Skin disinfection before surgery and puncture

Apply the undiluted medicine to the skin with a sterile tampon, spread on the surface and wait 1 minute until dry. Where there is a risk of hepatitis virus (HBV) contamination, repeat and extend the duration of the procedure to 2 minutes.

Skin disinfection before injections, blood collection, vaccinations, dressing changes

Spray the selected area of skin before injection and wait 15 seconds. In order to broaden the spectrum of action to include viruses, extend the duration of the procedure to 1 minute. Where there is a risk of hepatitis virus (HBV) contamination, extend the duration of the procedure to 2 minutes, spraying the medicine on the skin again.

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everyone will experience them. Very rare (affecting less than 1 in 1,000 treated patients): hypersensitivity reactions. Uncommon (affecting less than 1 in 10,000 people): slight skin dryness and skin irritation (redness, burning). If you experience any side effects, including any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Side effects may be reported directly to the Department for Monitoring Adverse Actions of Medicinal Products of the Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocides [Departament Monitorowania Niepożądanych Działań Produktów Leczniczych Urzędu Rejestracji Produktów Leczniczych, Wyrobów Medycznych i Produktów Biobójczych], Al. Jerozolimskie 181C, 02-222 Warszawa, tel.: +48 22 49 21 301, fax: +48 22 49 21 309, e-mail:

Reporting side effects helps us gather more information on the safety of the medicine.

In case of side effects, please contact us.

LPC: +48  691 1900 98

Deputy LPC: T +48 508 238 861 

Store below 25°C.
Keep out of sight and out of reach of children.
Do not use after the expiry (EXP) date stated on the packaging. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.
Do not throw away any medicines via waste water or household waste.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines you no longer use.
These measures will help protect the environment.

What Skinsept® Pur contains

100 g solution contains:

Active substances: 46.0 g ethanol (96% denaturated), 27.0 g isopropyl alcohol, 1.0 g benzyl alcohol. The other ingredients are: hydrogen peroxide, purified water.

What Skinsept® Pur looks like and contents of the package

Skinsept® Pur is a clear, colourless, transparent solution with a characteristic alcohol smell.
100 ml HDPE bottle with a PP screw cap.
250 ml HDPE bottle with a pump.
350 ml HDPE bottle with a pump.
1,000 ml HDPE bottle with a PP screw cap.
5,000 ml HDPE canister with a HDPE screw cap.

Available packaging

Unit Wholesale Symbol
350 ml bottle with atomiser 24 x 350 ml 3005350
1,000 ml bottle 12 x 1,000 ml 3005360
5,000 ml canister 1 x 5,000ml 3005370

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