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What is alcohol swab used for?

Alcohol swabbing before an injection is a long-standing, widely used infection control practice. It’s thought that prepping the skin using alcohol swabs removes bacteria that could be pushed into the puncture and might cause an infection.

What percent alcohol is in alcohol swabs?

The WHO mandates the percentage of alcohol in alcohol swabs to be no less than 70%. More precisely, the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO) mandates that the venipuncture site should be cleaned with a 70% alcohol swab, and alcohol should then be allowed to dry for not less than 30 seconds before puncturing the vein.

Do alcohol swabs actually disinfect?

Alcohol has been shown to be a good disinfectant, reducing the number of bacteria on skin by 47-91%.

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