Drug Availability

HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Perrigo Australia is experiencing a supply interruption for Chlorhexidine Pre-Op Wash as follows:

Chlorhexidine Pre-Op Wash 4%, 50mL
Chlorhexidine gluconate 40mg/mL
ARTG 11329

Normal supplies of Chlorhexidine Pre-Op Wash 4% are not expected to resume until at least the end of September 2020. Perrigo advises that Triclosan 1% Pre-Op Wash (40mL) may be considered as an alternative, although stock of this product is currently limited.

Chlorhexidine 4% surgical scrub is currently available in 500mL bottles.

Retain this notice in a prominent position, including in other related business units until supplies return to normal. Report any problems identified with medicines, vaccines or medical devices to the TGA.

Should you require further information regarding this matter, please contact Perrigo Australia on 1800 805 546 or your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies.

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