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Innovations with Purpose


In the fight against HAIs, 3M Infection Prevention gives you the innovations you need to lead. Browse our product catalog.

Recommended for Clinical Professionals

Infection Prevention Leaders

Featured Product:
3M™ Avagard™ (Chlorhexidine Gluconate 1% Solution and Ethyl Alcohol 61% w/w) Surgical and Healthcare Personnel Hand Antiseptic with Moisturizers

  • Brushless, waterless and FDA-NDA approved
  • Kills 99% of harmful bacteria in 15 seconds in vitro1
  • Persistent antimicrobial protection lasts up to 6 hours
  • Emollient-rich base helps prevent dry, cracked hands
1Data on file (LIMS 8257)

Where to Buy | All 3M™ Hand Hygiene Products

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Environmental Monitoring | Pandemic Preparedness | Masks & Respirators

All Products for Infection Preventionists

Perioperative Leaders
3M Surgical Clipper Professional 9681

Featured Product:
3M™ Surgical Clipper Professional 9681

  • Battery power- provides 160 minutes of clipping time on a 3-hour recharge
  • One blade - The 9680 blade is effective for standard clipping and trauma procedures and all types of head and body hair, including sensitive areas

Where to Buy | All Surgical Clippers

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Skin Preparation | All 3M Drapes

All Products for Perioperative Leaders

Sterile Processing Leaders

Featured Product:
3M™ Comply™ Lead-free Indicator Tape for Steam Sterilization
The industry standard for exposure monitoring is now lead free!

  • Shows – at a glance – whether packs have been exposed to a steam sterilization process
  • Accepts hand writing and labeling
  • Does not require hazardous waste disposal

Where to Buy | All 3M Sterilization Monitoring

Related Products:
Steam Sterilization | Low-temperature Sterilization | Environmental Monitoring

All Products for Sterile Processing

Ambulatory Surgery Center Leaders

Featured Product:
3M™ DuraPrep™ Surgical Solution (Iodine Povacrylex [0.7% available iodine] and Isopropyl Alcohol, 74% w/w) Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation

  • Keeps bacteria counts low for at least 48 hours* after blood and saline challenge1
  • Remains bactericidal against transient bacteria for at least 12 hours2
  • Meets AORN and CDC guidelines for SSI reduction

Where to Buy | All 3M™ Surgical Prep Products

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Sterilization Monitoring | Surgical Hair Removal | Surgical Scrubs

All Products for ASC Leaders


* Following ASTM E1173
1 Study-05-010565
2 SRFE 1513

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