How to buy medical cotton swabs and their validity after opening:
1. When purchasing medical cotton swabs, you should first look at the package identification and product manual of the product. Medical cotton swabs are generally divided into two types, one is non sterile and the other is sterile. The medical cotton swab product manual or the finished product package shall indicate whether it is sterile or non sterile.
2. Medical cotton swabs in sterile packaging can be used directly, while medical cotton swabs in non sterile packaging must be sterilized before use.
3. For medical cotton swabs with aseptic packaging, the packaging mark must indicate the aseptic validity period, the date of manufacture or the production batch number, the description or identification of prohibited packaging damage, the one-time use description or the identification of prohibited reuse. If the package is damaged or beyond the validity period, it will not be purchased or used.
4. The purchase of medical cotton swabs also depends on the appearance of the product. The cotton head of the medical cotton swab shall be soft, odorless, tasteless, pure white in color, free of other fibers and processing materials, and the bamboo swab shall be smooth and hard
Validity period of medical cotton swab after opening
Medical cotton swabs generally directly contact the patient's wound, and have high requirements for sterilization. In addition, for the selection of absorbent cotton raw materials for making cotton swabs, raw materials that meet the requirements of standards and industry standards must be selected. There are also requirements for the quality of bars. Whether it is plastic bar, paper bar or wood bar, it should meet the specified requirements and can withstand certain external forces without deformation or breaking. The correct use method of the medical cotton swab is to open the bag and use it. The wound can be treated directly. However, it should be noted that the cotton swabs should be stored in a room with relative humidity not exceeding 80%, no corrosive gas and good ventilation to avoid high temperature. Generally speaking, medical cotton swabs are valid for two years. As for how long it can be used after opening, it should be determined according to the shelf life, and the storage should be scientific and correct before it can be used for a longer time.
Company name: Henan jiute Medical Technology Co., Ltd
Tel: 0373-8171888 / 8171999
Address: No. 99, shuangchuang Park, dingluan Town, Changyuan City, Xinxiang City, Henan Province