Microguard 404

Surgical Hand Scrub with 4% w/w Clorhexidine gluconate – 1.2 L NextGen

ARTG 202697

Microguard 404


  • Microguard 404 is an antiseptic skin wash for pre-operative disinfection of hands for use by surgeons and operating theatre staff.
  • Cleansing with Microguard 404 combines the effects of washing with the antibacterial properties of 4% chlorhexidine gluconate.
  • Microguard 404 possesses broad spectrum (gram positive, gram negative) bactericidal activity in accordance with pr EN 12054, with a reduction of greater than 5 log 10 (99.999%) against all four listed organisms i.e staphylococcus aureus 6538, Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 15442, Escherichia coli NCTC10538, Enterococcus hirae ATCC 10541 at 3 minute and 5 minute contact time.
  • Microguard 404 complies with EN 12791 for use as a surgical scrub and is registered with the TGA for use as an antiseptic surgical scrub solution.
  • Microguard 404 is highly economical delivering a controlled 1.7 mL per application, with three pushes delivering 5 mls.
  • Hermetically sealed 1.2 L pods of product are easily replaced and housed within the nextgen dispensers which are available with elbow or automatic touch free dispensing.
  • Microguard 404 is also compatible with the full Ecolab suite of products.
Product Code Product Description Pack Size Quote
7101110 Microguard 404 8 x 1.2 L

Safety Information

Do not mix with any other products. For further information, safety instructions and health warnings, see product label and Safety Data Sheet.

Directions For Use

Surgical Hand Wash

  • Apply 5 mL of Microguard 404 to pre-wetted hands and wash up to above elbow for 1 minute.
  • Rinse 30 seconds with running tap water.
  • Apply 5 mL of Microguard 404 and repeat above wash for 2 minutes, scrubbing hands, wrists and forearms to above the elbow.
  • Rinse the hands up to the elbow for 30 seconds under running tap water.
  • Keep forearms upright, dry the hands and arms with a sterile towel before donning sterile gloves.


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