Interventional Care


Nasal Decolonization Kit

Povidone-Iodine USP, 10% w/w nasal antiseptic

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SDS & Product Info

Fast Facts

60 second treatment time
99.9% Reduction in <i>S. aureus</i> at 12 hours*
Profend Pack Box and Swabs
Profend Pack Box and Swabs
Swabstick Kit
  • Each kit contains 4 pre-saturated swabsticks
  • Unique snap and swab design
  • 0.75 mL Povidone-Iodine (PVP-I) per swabstick
Applicator Dimensions
2 3/16" x 7/8" x 3 7/8" (Kit)

Features and Benefits

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Proactively defend your patients and facility today—choose quick, easy, assured protection of the Profend Nasal Decolonization Kit:

  • Uniquely designed swabsticks pre-saturated with 10% Povidone-Iodine (PVP-I)—just snap and swab
  • Fast 60-second treatment time
  • Neat, dry-handle design for limited mess
  • Faster time to full efficacy than antibiotics without S. aureus/MRSA resistance, supporting stewardship goals**
  • Small nasal swab for patient comfort
  • Applied by clinical staff for assured compliance
  • Ideal for S. aureus and MRSA-colonized patients in the surgical unit, ICU, and other areas of the hospital





  • Kills 99.7% of S. aureus at 1 hour and 99.9% at 12 hours*
  • Economical solution easily incorporated into infection prevention bundle
  • Preferred by >90% of clinicians over other Povidone-Iodine (PVP-I) nasal antiseptic products***
*   PDI in vivo Study 0113-CTEVO.
**  Profend Nasal Decolonization Kit (SKU# X012048) IFU; 
**  Houang ET et al. Absence of bacterial resistance to povidone iodine. 
    J Clin Pathol. 1976 Aug;29(8):752-5
**  GlaxoSmithKline Bactroban IFU.
*** PDI user acceptance study.