Guide to Passive Disinfection Caps and Device Swab

The disinfection process before accessing venous access device and/or needleless connector is an essential step of infection prevention. The use of swabs with acceptable disinfecting agents or the use of passive disinfection caps containing antimicrobial solutions have been shown to reduce central line associated blood stream infections. Please click on the product name to view the manufacturer's instructions for use.

Please note: These lists are for reference and educational use only. Pedagogy does not recommend the use of any product or product manufacturer.

Guide to Passive Disinfection Caps and Device Swabs

Passive Disinfection Caps and Swabs
Photo Product Photo Product
ICU-Medical-SwabCap.png ICU Medical SwabCap SwabTip.png ICU Medical SwabTip
BD-PureHub.png BD PureHub™ Merit-Medical-Dual-Cap-(1).png Merit Medical
Dual Cap®
3M-Curos-Disinfecting-Cap.png 3M™ Curos™ Disinfecting Cap 3M-Curos-Tips.jpg 3M™ Curos Tips™
Disinfecting Cap for Male Luers
3M-Curos-Disinfecting-Cap-for-Tego-Hemodialysis.png 3M™ Curos™ Disinfecting Cap for Tego® Hemodialysis 3M-Curos-Stopper-Disinfecting-Cap.png 3M™ Curos™ Stopper Disinfecting Cap
Prevantics- Device-Swab-Strip.jpg
Prevantics® Device Swab & Strip
LORIS-IV-Swab-(1).png LORIS™ IV Swab

Are you a manufacturer of a passive disinfection cap or device swab that isn't listed here? Please contact us at and we would be more than happy to list your device as well. 

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