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Alcohol-based Hand Rub with Chlorhexidine

70 % v/v Propyl Alcohol with 0.5 % w/v Chlorhexidine Gluconate (Pharmaceutical Grade)

Contains an emollient

Quality and Efficacy Proven:

  • SAHPRA (South African Health Products Regulatory Authority) registered S0; Q/13.1/326
  • SANS 490:2020 approved
  • EN (European Norm) tested:

           EN1500     Hygienic hand rub

           EN12791   Surgical hand preparation 

           EN13624   Yeasticidal Efficacy

           EN13727   Bactericidal Efficacy

           EN14476   Virucidal Efficacy (Enveloped Viruses, including Corona Virus)

D-Germ is safe to use (please refer to Safety Information Attachment)

Final product 0.2 μm filtered

Product is colourless.  This will reduce risk the of skin irritation and staining of floors, nails, etc.

Available with a pump, to ensure the correct volume is used.

Sizes: 500 mL cap and pump; 100 mL with mist spray; 5 L. 

Manufacturing site (Integrated Pharmaceutical Plant, Longlake, Gauteng):

  • GMP compliant
  • SAHPRA registered

Proudly manufactured in South Africa

Additional information

Directions For Use

Hygienic Hand Disinfection:

  • Apply a palmful on visibly clean hands, covering all surfaces, including fingertips.  Rub well until dry (15 – 20 seconds).

Surgical Hand Disinfection:

  • Use approximately 5 mL and rub well onto hands and forearms, ensuring all aspects of the skin are covered as per the correct steps. Repeat the process.
  • EN12791: 2 minute exposure, 3 hour latent effect.


General and pre-operative hand disinfection.



For detailed information, please click on the Safety Infomation document below:

D-Germ Safety Information

Description Document Link
Safety Information
pdf (36.7 KB)
Base Chemicals - Statement - Hand and Surface Sanitizer
pdf (1.1 MB)
SANS 490 SABS Media Release
pdf (74.6 KB)