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In compliance with the Law on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices, we display the contents for the purpose of providing information to healthcare personnel—not to patients or their caretakers. We appreciate your understanding.

Guidelines issued by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) (excerpt)

Guidelines concerning sterilized cotton (type-3 OTC drugs, quasi-drugs)

  1. Ministerial Ordinance on Standards for Quality Assurance for Drugs, Quasi-drugs, Cosmetics and Medical Devices (September 22, 2004, MHLW Ministerial Ordinance No.136)

  2. Notification on the partial revision of Standards for Quality Assurance for Drugs, Quasi-drugs, Cosmetics and Medical Devices and Pharmacists Act (March 10, 2014, PFSD Notification 0310 No.1)
  3. Notification on the approval standards on the manufacturing of newly designated quasi-drugs (November 12, 2000, PFSD Notification No.283)

Notifications on medical absorbent cotton/medical gauze

  1. Ministerial Ordinance on Standards for Manufacturing Control and Quality Control for Medical Devices and In-vitro Diagnostic Reagents (December 17, 2004, MHLW Ministerial Ordinance No.169)
  2. Notification on the standards of medical gauze and medical absorbent cotton (June 30, 2005, PFSD Notification No.0630001)

  3. Notification on the amendment of the entry guideline of attached documents for the medical devices (October 2, 2014, PFSD Notification1002 No.8)

Notifications on sterilized cotton

  1. Notification on the standards of the quasi-drugs that does not require approval pertaining to Article 14 Paragraph 1 Pharmaceutical Affairs Law (March, 24, 1997, PFSD Notification No.54)

    *Sterilized cotton is available for purchase through our group company, Cotton Labo Co., Ltd..


Product Info

We provide a wide variety of medical products.

Saturated cotton

Alcohol swabs

Cap or tray (products come in a container)
Product example Image Features Size of each sheet
Sanicot MEI

Classification
Drugs (type-3)
Ingredients
Active Ingredient: ethanol
Additive: isopropyl alcohol
Sheet: medical absorbent cotton

4cm×4cm
Sanicot DX Sanicot DX25 サニコットDX25

Classification
Designated quasi-drugs
Ingredients
Active ingredients: chlorhexidine gluconate
Additive: ethanol
Sheet: medical absorbent cotton

4cm×4cm
8cm×8cm

Sanicot EQ

Classification
Designated quasi-drugs
Ingredients
Active ingredient: ethanol
Sheet: medical absorbent cotton

4cm×4cm
Sanicot Desin

Classification
Designated quasi-drugs
Ingredients
Active ingredient: ethanol
Additive: isopropyl alcohol
Sheet: medical absorbent cotton

4cm×4cm
Sanicot WIDE

Classification
Not regulated
Ingredients
Active ingredient: ethanol
Sheet: cotton nonwoven fabric

15cm×15cm
Pouches (individually wrapped)
Product example Image Details  
Sanicot MEI

Classification
Drugs (type-3)
Ingredients
Active ingredient: ethanol
Additive: isopropyl alcohol
Sheet: medical absorbent cotton

4cm×4cm (2 sheets per pack)
Sanicot MEI-V サニコットMEI-V

Classification
Drugs (type-3)
Ingredients
Active Ingredient: ethanol
Additive: isopropyl alcohol
Sheet: medical absorbent cotton

4cm×8cm (folded in half)
Sanicot ME-II

Classification
Drugs (type-3)
Ingredients
Active ingredient: ethanol
Sheet: medical absorbent cotton

4cm×4cm (2 sheets per pack)
Sanicot DESIN (pouch)

Classification
Designated quasi-drug
Ingredients
Active ingredient: ethanol
Additive: isopropyl alcohol
Sheet: medical absorbent cotton

4cm×4cm
Sanicot (pouch)

Classification
Designated quasi-drugs
Active ingredient: chlorhexidine gluconate
Additive: ethanol
Sheet: medical absorbent cotton

 4cm×4cm
Sanicot EQ

Classification
Designated quasi-drugs
Ingredients
Active ingredient: ethanol
Sheet: medical absorbent cotton

4cm×4cm (2 sheets per pack)

Sterilized cotton

Semi-classified Type Product example
Sterilized cotton Pouch (individually wrapped) Please see to Cotton Labo Co., Ltd.

Medical nonwoven fabric

Product example Image Details
Selcare Cot

Classification
General medical devices
Ingredient
100% cotton

CO nonwoven gauze

Classification
General medical devices
100% cotton

Medical absorbent cotton

Product example Image Details
Medical absorbent cotton

Classification
General medical devices
Ingredient
100% cotton

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