Polyurethane, absorptive foam with chlorhexidrine gluconate, a well-known antiseptic agent with antimicrobial and antifungal properties. Ideal for use with IV catheters, central venous lines, arterial catheters and PICC lines. Also used for orthopedic pins, epidural catheters and drain tubes. Highly absorbent, absorbs up to 8 times it's weight in fluid. Inhibits growth of bacteria for up to 7 days.