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

Photo Product
SwabCap.jpg SwabCap® Website
SwabCap® Brochure
SwabCap® Video
Site-Scrub.jpg Site Scrub® Website
Site Scrub® Brochure
DualCap® Website
DualCap® Video
3M™ Curos™ Disinfecting Port Protectors Website
3M™ Curos™ Disinfecting Cap for Tego® Hemodialysis Website
3M™ Curos™ Disinfecting Cap Instructions

Disinfecting Swabs

Photo Product
Prevantics-Device-Swab.jpg Prevantics® Device Swab & Strip Website
Prevantics® Device Swab & Strip Video
LORIS™ I.V. Swab Website

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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