3M Steri Strip Compound Benzoin Tincture

Brand/Manufacturer: 3M
Item # Desc Pkg Price
C1544 2/3cc Vial $1.82
3M Steri Strip Compound Benzoin Tincture is an alcoholic solution of compound benzoin that may be used to increase the adhesion of Steri-Strip Skin Closures to the skin. It may be used to increase tape closure adhesion. These closures stay on longer.

Steri Strip Compound Benzoin Tincture Features

  • 3M Steri Strip Compound Benzoin Tincture is intended for use as an adhesive adjunct
  • Should not used on patients with a previous history of sensitivity to benzoin tincture
  • Flammable
  • For external use only

What to buy with 3M Compound Benzoin Tincture?

How to use 3M Steri Strip Benzoin Tincture?

  1. Clean and dry skin for at least 2 1/2 inches (5 cm) around the wound making sure to remove skin oil or exudate
  2. For best results, use a sponge moistened with alcohol or saline followed by a firm wipe with a dry sponge
  3. Using aseptic technique, peel back lid and deliver vial
  4. Gently squeeze vial to crush inner ampule, thereby releasing compound benzoin tincture
  5. Do not roll crushed ampule between fingers as this may cause glass to penetrate outer vial
  6. Carefully apply a thin film of compound benzoin tincture to the skin on each side of the wound with strokes parallel to the wound
  7. Begin at the wound edges and work outward. Avoid inadvertent contact with wound
  8. Allow tincture to dry before applying Steri Strip skin closures (approximately 30-45 seconds)

Precaution to take while using Benzoin Tincture

Spillage of compound benzoin tincture into the wound should be avoided, as it may impair the wound healing process


  1. Allergic contact dermatitis to compound benzoin tincture has been reported.
  2. WARNING flammable liquid and vapor.
  3. Compound Benzoin Tincture is flammable until it has completely dried on the skin. 
  4. Compound Benzoin Tincture should only be applied when no ignition sources, flames, or heat-producing devices are in use.
  5. For external use only.
  • Storage Conditions:
    Store below 40°C (10°F). Avoid excessive heat or humidity
  • Sterilization:
    Applicator sterile unless package is opened or damage

  • 3M Steri Strip Compound Benzoin Tincture FAQ

    Steri-Strip Adhesive Skin Closures Skin Closure Application

    3M Compound Benzoin Tincture Specifications

    Active IngredientsBenzoin Tincture
    Container TypeAmpule
    Dosage FormTopical Solution
    Storage RequirementsUSP Controlled Room Temperature
    Volume2/3 mL
    Latex Free IndicatorNot Made with Natural Rubber Latex

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