Prevents skin infection thereby reducing the risk of cross-infection. Antimicrobial skin cleanser helps reduce bacteria that potentially can cause disease. For skin wound and general skin cleansing. Surgical hand scrub. Personnel hand wash. Preoperative skin preparation. Hibiclens continues to kill germs up to 6 hours after washing. Hibiclens prevents skin infections thereby reducing the risk of cross-infection. Gentle to skin. Hibiclens has antiseptic activity and a persistent antimicrobial effect with rapid bactericidal activity against a wide range of microorganisms. Great for: hand washing, general and skin wound cleanser, pre-surgical skin prep, surgical hand scrub.