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      30.10.2014 13:05
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      Basic, convenient, individually wrapped wipes for small home injuries.

      I have a flat where I stay when I’m working from the office and I’ve had it for seven years now. Because I’m there relatively rarely, a lot of the things you’d typically expect to have in a home are missing. Last year I bought some new kitchen knives which were so sharp that I kept cutting my fingers. After the third incident of me bleeding all over the kitchen, mopping it up with toilet roll or kitchen paper, I came to the realisation that I really did need to have a basic first aid kit in the cupboard.

      I am not someone who needs a lot and I didn’t want anything too complicated but - due to my tendency towards unintentional self harm with kitchen knives, my priority was to have plasters and dressings and some antiseptic wipes. I have a bottle of Dettol in the cupboard for anything big, but it’s handy to have a few small, individually and hygienically wrapped wipes nearby.

      The ones I bought were the Tesco Antiseptic Wipes. Actually I probably didn’t buy them - I think I pinched them out of our larger home first aid kit. A pack of ten will cost you around 75 pence and I still have half a box. If you want to buy them today, the pack has changed slightly from the one in the photograph (mine are still this old design).

      My first instinct with any injury is to run it under the cold tap to remove any superficial dirt or debris. After drying the wound, I would then use one of these tissues - or more if one isn’t enough to do the job. They are not designed for dealing with an unintentional amputation by chainsaw but are fine for the ‘falling over on the gravel and wrecking your tights’, cleaning up a bad graze, a small cut or dealing with something like a small infected sore.

      Opening the pack is easy - just tear. Tesco are on a basics drive perhaps as there’s not even a little notch to make tearing easier, but I’m sure it’s not beyond most of us to fight our way into a sachet. The fabric is a perforated non-woven cloth and it’s about four inches by five. It unfolds easily, is wet but not TOO wet, and it rubs easily across the skin, leaving a slight tingling effect. The wipe smells of alcohol and hospital corridors. It contains aloe vera extract but you’ll need a sensitive nose to pick that up beneath the overpowering antiseptic smell.

      The ingredients are water, alcohol, glycerin (to stop it drying out too quickly), chlorhexidine digluconate (a powerful anti bacterial ingredient more typically found in mouthwash, and aloe vera extract to soothe the skin.

      It’s not rocket science, but at 7.5 pence a wipe, it does the job for small home emergencies.

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      22.06.2013 14:54
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      This is a must have product for when you have kids in the room

      =Tesco Antiseptic Wipes=

      Where ever I go on holiday whether it is in the UK or abroad, I always have a mini first aid kit with me, and one of the items I like to have are antiseptic wipes.

      =Price and Availability=
      I brought these from Tesco, they are an own brand and are 70p for a pack, which has 10 wipes it it,

      =What are they for?=
      They are antiseptic wipes, which can be used to clean minor cuts and grazes. They contain Aloe Vera, which give a soothing and calming effect.

      =Ingredients=

      Aqua
      Alcohol Denat
      Glycerin
      Chlorhexidine Digluconate
      Aloe Barbadensis Extract
      Citric Acid
      Potassium Sorbate
      Sodium Benzoate
      Sodium Sulfite



      =How are they packaged=
      Each wipe is individually wrapped in their own sachet. These sachets are packed into one box, the box is similar in size to that of a box of plasters, there is all the care information on the back of the box, as well as the same information on the wrapper of the wipes.


      =How To Use=
      Open the sachet, remove the wipe, and gently clean the wound, working from the centre outwards so you are not carrying any germs to the cut etc.

      Allow the skin to dry and put a plaster or dressing if needed.

      =Smell=
      I will say they do have a mild antiseptic smell, any may sting a little when they first go on to the skin.

      =Used them=
      I had the misfortune of getting a crack on my heels before I went on holiday, although I dressed the crack each morning with a dressing (if I was not going swimming) or a water proof plaster if I was, each time I changed the dressing I used a wipe on the cut.

      =Use=
      I have brought of few of these packets, I have one set in each of the two cars, just have a small kit (plasters, wipes, a couple of dressings), and in the house there is a small kit where we keep a box of these wipes.

      =Use by date=
      I found that they have a good use by date period on them, if one of ours is within a couple of months then we swop around and bring them into the house, as they always get used.

      Whether it is me and my feet, or my daughter grazing her knee or her elbow, these wipes have been brilliant, and being a single package you can pop them anywhere. I have put 2 in my daughters pencil case in case she needs one at school.

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      13.04.2013 09:00
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      Cuts and grazes treated kindly by using this product

      The only time I ever saw these wipes were in first aid boxes.I didnt realise they could be purchased quite freely and cheaply. I picked these up knowing that with a house occupied by accident prone people ( not just the kids but me included! ) this could be a good addition to the unoffical medicine cabinet. At a cost of 70p per pack, it didnt break the bank.


      What are these?

      These are antiseptic wipes. Little wipes that can be used safely and easily to clean minor grazes, cuts. They contain aloe vera, giving a soothing and more calming element. They contain the following ingredients:

      Aqua
      Alcohol Denat
      Glycerin
      Chlorhexidine Digluconate
      Aloe Barbadensis Extract
      Citric Acid
      Potassium Sorbate
      Sodium Benzoate
      Sodium Sulfite



      Whats the packaging like?

      You get ten wipes in total, all of which are indivdually wrapped in their own sachet which is a great idea. If they were all in the one packet, I can imagine alot would be wasted when you would open them as they probably would dry out, as this is one of those products you use if and when needed, not everyday ( I hope ). Another great thing about them being in their own sachets is the ease of having to carry them around. Can easily be slipped into the handbag, kids backpack/school bag etc. Theyre very small and flat so would take up no room. Its also good that the information on the back of the box is on each of the sachets, so you dont have to worry about not having the same details iwhen sachets are being carried around.

      The box itself explains what the product is simply and perfectly. The design is effective. The box the sachets come in is not big at all, very compact,similar size to a box of plasters so you wont feel as if its cluttering a cupboard, cabinet etc. All writing is of a good size so no major squinting to read the information.


      How to use

      Open sachet and remove wipe.Use wipe to gently clean the wound, making sure your working away from the centre. Allow the skin to dry and place a plaster on wound if needed or dress it accordingly.


      How do I find using this product?

      Ive used it on myelf when I managed to cut my finger. Opening the sachet was easy, just a quick tear and out it came with a gentle pull. The wipe was a decent size and not drneched in liquid, so easy to hold and use.The smell was alittle medicinal and antiseptic like, but didnt overwhelm and was actually less stronger than what I thought it would be, which is good. Of course, when I used it to clean my finger it did sting alittle, so I wondered if I would be able to use this on the kids. Fast forward my youngest cutting her finger on a toy she had broken and she didnt bat an eye lid. It really didnt bother her and she ran off quickly with a nice, clean finger with a fresh plaster to boot.

      Overall a sucessful trail and Ive discovered this is family friendly and quite esential in this household.

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      21.02.2013 21:31
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      Perfect little antiseptic wipes

      I gave in to my daughter a few months back and finally succumbed to her pleas of "can I have my ears pierced". Apparently, she was the ONLY girl in her class who's mother was refusing to let her have them done. I've been saying no now for years but decided to take her to Clare's Accessories just for a bit of peace and quiet.

      After the piercing, Clare's advised not to use anything on her ears other than a homemade salt solution and not to twist or turn the earring in case it introduced infection to the wound. I was quite surprised at what they suggested as in the good old days, I clearly remember being told to twizzle the stud and bathe it in an over the counter antiseptic.

      All was well until about 7 days after the piercing when Sarah said her ear was "hot". When I checked, I could actually see some slight swelling and redness and she said it was itching. I mentioned it to the doctor when I took her along for something completely different, and he suggested I try using an antiseptic wipe over the area just to make sure that any infection was dealt with asap.

      I bought a pack of Tesco's own antiseptic wipes for 70p. It was either Tesco's own or Savlon, but as Savlon was a lot more expensive and the box seemed to say that they basically contained exactly the same ingredients, I opted for Tesco's. The wipes were individually wrapped and there were ten of them inside the little cardboard box.

      I used one on Sarah's ear as soon as we got home. They are wrapped in a toughened little fold wrapper which is a little difficult to remove so I carefully cut it with a pair of small scissors Inside was a little square shaped damp white cloth which smelled mildly antiseptic. I dabbed this on and around the infected piercing and Sarah said it felt nice and cold. These wipes also contain aloe vera so they are really kind, gentle and soothing to the skin.

      As they are easy to use, Sarah was able to manage to wipe over her ears herself twice a day and by day three, the piercing was looking a lot less red and angry and the swelling had noticeable subsided. I have also used these great little wipes on her knee when she came off her bike in the driveway the other day and though she said it stung her, she didn't complain for long.

      I think these little antiseptic wipes are really handy to have around the home. It's a shame they don't come in a bigger box, but I suppose that they do only cost 70p so I'm happy enough to buy a coupe of boxes at a time.

      Highly recommended.

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      13.02.2013 19:24
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      A great little buy!

      Not until I read a review on here did I even know about the existence of these and after reading so many positive comments I popped them on my shopping list and picked them up the other day. I am a rather clumsy person and not only that I cut my legs and the likes shaving often and so thought I may as well give these a go at only 70p for a box of ten wipes as they seemed good value to me.

      The Packaging:

      The wipes come individually wrapped in a white paper packet where on there we are told clearly what they are and then we are told a bit about the wipe and how to use it, warnings and ingredients plus contact details for Tesco are given as well and they all come in light blue, dark green and white box where as on the individual packets we are told the same information as well as being told there are 10 wipes in the box and that they are for gentle cleansing of minor cuts and grazes and that they contain soothing aloe vera extra. Informative packaging this is rather than cosmetic.

      The Wipes:

      All you do is tear open an individual packet which inside is silver foil and they are easy to tear open and dispose of and you get perforated looking, thickish large white, moist wipe that to me has a slight sort of medical smell to it.

      To use them you just unfold the folded wipe and use it to clean the wound preferably when its not bleeding. Each wipe contains an antibacterial agent to kill germs and protect against infection and the aloe vera is meant to help sooth the skin and to stop it irritating or being itchy.

      My Opinion:

      Easy and simple to use I have used these on a nasty weeping boily looking thing and on my leg which I cut open whilst shaving just to prevent infection and to help sooth it as I have a habit of itching what I shouldn't. I don't know whether my leg was going to get infected but I used a few of these and didn't however on my boil looking spot which had gone yellow this really soothed that, cooled it down and stop me picking away at it and within a couple of days of using these to wipe it over and keep it clean I found it to heal rather quickly and leave no scar!

      I think these are brilliant just for your peace of mind, especially people with children. I am more than happy to keep a few of these in my bag from now and think that they offer great quality at a great price!

      Only available from Tesco stores.

      This review is also posted on Ciao under this same username.

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      13.02.2013 18:00
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      An essential if you have children!

      We bought these antiseptic wipes a few weeks ago from Tesco. I have never really had any first aid products in my house, and now I have a baby, I know now I must keep products like this in my cupboards!

      My son always chews his toes, he is only 9 months old, and he loves to put his feet in his mouth! Usually he has socks on, or babygros covering his feet, but he managed to pull his sock off the other day, and chew his toes. He was happily playing in his playpen chewing his feet and I didn't think anything of it, until I noticed blood all over his mat, and then I noticed blood on his foot, and half his toe nail hanging off! I think it looked worse than it was as it was covered in blood, and he certainly wasn't bothered by it, but I panicked! He had ripped his toenail off right down the middle by chewing his toenails, and I sent my boyfriend out for some antibacterial wipes to clean it up and make sure it didn't get an infection.

      These wipes cost 70p for a box of 10, which is so cheap, I stocked up again on a few boxes last week in Tesco, to build up some first aid supplies! Each wipe is individually wrapped, and you just rip open the packet, and the wipe is folded up inside. You open the wipe up and gently rub the area that needs it, these felt a little rough, not soft like a baby wipe, but my son never bothered, it obviously didn't hurt him. The wipes left a bit of a greasy sticky feeling though on my hands after I had used them. They are wet, but not too wet, and they cleaned by sons toe up nicely, and I felt reassured that these are antibacterial, so it prevents any infections. I put a plaster over his toe, and I have used these wipes a few times a day since on his toe, to keep it clean until it clears up and his toenail grows back!

      These are such an essential item I think if you have children, next time my son cuts himself or anything, I know I have got something to clean him up with! These are great for adults or children with any cuts or grazes, they feel gentle and they are so cheap it isn't worth not having them in the house for emergencies! They also have soothing aloe vera extract added to them, which is an nice extra, for such a cheap price!

      I highly recommend these wipes, they are so cheap, quick and easy to open and use, and each wipe is wrapped individually keeping them fresh and they will last years.

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        13.02.2013 17:09
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        Great for travellers, handy wipes.

        We always carry a packet of these when we travel as you never know when you will need to suddenly disinfect a cut or scratch and we tend to travel off the beaten track quite a lot. These antiseptic wipes from Tescos are very good value with a pack of 10 individually wrapped wipes at 70p.

        The fact that these are individually wrapped rather than in a packet all together is great if you are travelling because it means that each wipe is fresh and moist when you come to use it rather than being dried out. It also means you can stash an individual wipe in a handy place (I keep one in my wallet at all times) for just in case you need one when you might not have your first aid kit to hand.

        Each wipe smells fairly strongly of antiseptic and having used one recently (on a scratch sustained in the middle of a rainforest no less!) I can confirm that they do indeed sting when cleaning a wound - which is to be expected and is actually quite reassuring in my opinion.

        These are a very useful addition to any first aid kit and save trying to clean a wound under a tap or with cotton wool - the old fashioned way. The packaging makes them ideal for travel and at 7p a wipe they really are a bargain, well done Tesco for having such an extensive and reliable own brand range.

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        13.02.2013 11:49
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        handy wipes for only 70p!

        Last year when doing a shop in Tesco I remembered we were low on first aid bits and pieces so bought this 10 pack of antiseptic wipes and 10 clear washproof plasters to stock up on. They were relatively cheap and so a good buy!

        They come in a little cardboard box which explains the wipes help protect against germs and are a handy way to cleanse and protect the skin. They come individually wrapped which makes these wipes ideal as I tend to keep a couple in the car and also one in my handbag as I once cut my finger at work and there was absolutely nothing in the first aid box!

        Opening the wipes out the wrapper is easy, just a small tear and you can pull the wipe out. The wipe itself is really moist - but not overly soggy so as to create liquid mess everywhere which I have noticed with some wipes. For such cheap value the wipe is actually really thick and durable and does not tear to pieces as soon as you start rubbing the affected area which is good. The wipes are transparent and do have a slight antiseptic smell but this is to be expected from antiseptic wipes anyway!

        Using the wipes is simple, and it can sting a little bit but of course this is just the wipe doing it's job. If you leave the wipe out for long it does dry up and become useless so it makes sense to use the wipe immediately after opening so as to get use out of it, then dispose of it hygienically in the bin.

        These wipes are really handy to buy and do the job great. A pack of 10 only costs 70p which is really good value and we still have 5 left! I have bought pretty much the identical thing in Sainsburys and they cost 70p for a pack of 10 also and personally there isn't much difference between them they do the exact same job so I wouldn't recommend Tesco's version over theirs.

        Overall these are good and handy to keep at home or carry out and about. I can't think of any negatives about them so I would definitely recommend them!

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        12.02.2013 21:31
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        a great first aid item especially for on the move

        I have two children who lead an active lifestyle and one of my children always fall off her bike, scooter or just manages to fall over her feet! I therefore carry a first aid kit wherever I go and I have found that a good clean of any wound aids healing and so antiseptic wipes are a must.

        What are they?
        A foil packet containing a wipe similar in size to a hand wipe think Chinese restaurant! Which contains antiseptic to clean a wound, the wipe also contains Aloe Vera to aid healing and is soothing .

        Why buy
        Cleans wounds quickly and ensures infection is kept away. An Important factor for treatment of first aid and these wipes are great for quick first aid which with distraught children is a must.

        Cost and stockist
        These wipes are from Tesco although often not stocked in the express stores you can get in larger stores and online www.tesco.com. The wipes come in a packet of 10 and cost 70p per packet.

        Recommendation
        I recommend these wipes as often children in particular are quite distraught about their injury and to get cotton wool, antiseptic and then bathe the wound can add to the trauma and of course having all of that first aid kit to hand on a day out isn't really feasible! The wipes are easy and quick to use I can give my daughter a cuddle and with the other hand administer first aid!

        The wipe are individually sealed and each packet is small so a good space saving first aid essential.

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          12.02.2013 15:13
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          An ideal addition to any first aid kit.

          Tesco antiseptic wipes...What gods send; I have these in my first aid kit and also in my hand bag. They are great. When we have the inevitable grazed knees and elbows, which happens quite a bit in my house, ensuring the wounds are clean has to be top priority for me to avoid any infection, and these are perfect, they come individually wrapped which keeps them sterile and also extremely versatile and practical. I always keep a few in my bag for when my kids have the odd fall and graze their knee or elbow, along with a small roll of plaster strip and an antiseptic spray. These are essential in my handbag.
          To use them you simple tear open the foil wrap and unfold the small wet wipe. You then gently wipe the wound from the centre out, and then add antiseptic cream or spray and a plaster if required. It very simple and saved a lot of mess when you have to make up an antiseptic mixture and soak cotton wool. The wipes themselves are damp but not too wet and have a very subtle smell which is not unpleasant. With these wipes it's simply wipe and throw away, easy. They don't sting too much so my little one doesn't object too much to me using them, another bonus.



          They come in a relatively small box that is white, blue and green and each wipe comes individually wrapped in an easy open foil wrapper. You get ten foil packets per pack each containing one wipe and unless the cut or graze is particularly dirty, one is sufficient to clean a wound, and then they are completely disposable. The pack costs a very reasonable 70p and I would definitely recommend them. I think they are great mainly because you know that when you are cleaning a wound, the wipe is both sterile and antiseptic and that is very important to me, especially when it comes to my boys. They contain aloe Vera which is famous for its healing and cleansing properties which increases its effectiveness, in my opinion.



          The ingredients are Aqua, Alcohol Denat, Glycerin, Chlorhexidine Digluconate, Aloe Barbadensis Extract, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, and Sodium Sulfite


          You can buy these from most if not all Tesco stores but I tend to buy mine online at www.tesco.co.uk.


          Overall I think these are great and highly recommend them, practical and reasonably priced...definitely worth a try...perfect!

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          11.02.2013 16:11
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          Antiseptic wipes from Tesco

          Antiseptic wipes are just so convenient that I always try and have some in the house. I tend to use them a lot on my son as in an ideal world if he falls and scrapes him knee or cuts his finger or even gets scratched by the cat I would like to wash the wound thoroughly and then put some anti-septic cream on it but with children this isn't always practical as if the scrape doesn't hurt that much I can't get him to come in and sit still long enough for me to do this as he wants to stay out and play.

          That's where the wipes come in handy as I can make sure and disinfect the wound and ensure that it doesn't get infected in a few seconds so he can be out playing again as quick as possible. I usually buy my wipes from Tesco as they are cheap and as good as any other ones that I have tried.

          They only cost 70p for a pack and I also like that each wipe comes individually wrapped as some other packets of antiseptic wipes come in those resealable packs and if you don't use them quickly they tend to dry out and become unusable. With these ones it doesn't matter if they sit in the cupboard for ages as they will still be fine to use the next time I go for one.

          The wipes are nice and moist and not too wet and although they sting a little when they are wiped over a wound they don't sting that badly and it only lasts a couple of seconds. I always tell my son the stinging is them killing all the nasty germs.

          As well as being for cuts and scrapes I also use them for cleaning things like my laptop keyboard and also things like the toilet handle etc. I do have cleaning products for these things of course but sometimes I have run out and these make pretty good substitutes.

          You only get 10 wipes in a pack but because they are pretty cheap to buy in the first place and because they are individually sealed I think they are good value and as I said earlier they are just as good as more expensive wipes that I have used and I would definitely recommend them to others.

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          05.06.2012 01:28
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          Convenient for the first aid box.

          I have a box of Tesco Antiseptic Wipes in my first aid box because it is good to have some handy wipes for the minor cuts and scrapes that you are inevitably presented with when you have children! The box contains ten wipes and it cost me 70p from Tesco - which equates to 7p per wipe - which I think it a pretty good price. The wipes come in a small cardboard box, which details fairly comprehensive product information on it, which is worth reading before use. I like the fact that each antiseptic wipe is separately wrapped within it's own sealed wrapper and so they stay moist, fresh and sterile until they are needed to be used, which is convenient, especially for storing in a First Aid box.

          The wipes are fairly small, but they are plenty big enough for small cuts and abrasions, which is what they are intended to be used for. They are very similar to Wet Wipes in actual fact, and so using them is very easy. In order to use, it's just a matter of removing the wipe from the packet and then wiping the area with the wipe. I actually find that it is often gentler to pat the area instead of wiping, and my kids seem to make much less fuss. The wipes are moist, but not too wet and so they don't drip when wiped on the skin. They have a clinical smell to them and the antiseptic aroma is very much evident, but it's not too strong - and it's actually reassuring to smell this when the aim is to clean a wound. It does sting a little when first applied, but this is only momentary and within a few seconds, it dissipates. There is aloe vera on the wipe and so this soothes, although I don't find this to be particularly evident. It takes about 10 seconds for the area to be dry after it has been wiped, and then it's fine to cover it with a plaster or dressing.

          Overall, I think this is just a convenient product to have for the first aid kit.

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          5/5 good antiseptic wipes for a fair price.

          I recently wrote a review on TCP and this is usually the antiseptic I always choose. However sometimes if I've just got a very minor cut I always like to use antiseptic but don't always feel the need to mess about diluting liquid antiseptic so for times like this I like to keep a box of antiseptic wipes handy. I've tried quite a few different varieties but after recently running out I ordered these Tesco Antiseptic Wipes to be delivered with my shopping, a box of ten costs 70p.


          The packaging is pretty basic with a green, blue and white themed cardboard box with the product name and a few details stating that the wipes are:

          . For gentle cleansing of minor cuts.
          . With soothing aloe vera extract.

          Inside the box there is ten wipes which are all individually wraps in paper foil backed packets to keep them fresh.


          I seem to be forever getting scrapes and cuts as I'm quite a clumsy person so I've used these wipes quite a few times. The little packets which have the wipes inside are fairly easy to open with a simple tear across the top although there is a little bit of resistance as the packet is foil backed. Inside the wipe is neatly folded and opens out to make quite a large antiseptic wipe. The wipes remain moist in the packet without being wet and have quite a clinical smell to them although it's nowhere near as strong as some antiseptics. As the wipes are quite large you can wipes over cuts many times as I usual wipe then fold it over and carry on wiping and folding until the cut is thoroughly cleaned. As with any antiseptic the wipes do sting when you first wipe a cut with them but I'd much prefer this than for a cut to get infected.


          Overall, I've been very pleased with these wipes, they're well priced and convenient to use. The wipes clean cuts easily with no fuss and I would definitely recommend them.

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          An easy way to carry antiseptic wherever you go!

          Review of Tesco Antiseptic Wipes


          These wipes are invaluable for my partner and I when we go travelling. I am one of those people who always seems to manage to get a cut, graze or bite whatever I am doing, and these are a great way to ensure a minor wound is cleaned properly when on the go.
          At home, I would tend to use a liquid antiseptic and a gauze pad for this sort of task, but of course, that is not practical in a boat or camper-van environment where space is limited.

          **The Product And How To Use**

          Many stores now carry their own range of healthcare products and Tesco is no exception. Their antiseptic wipes are presented in a recyclable cardboard box containing 10 individually wrapped wipes. The price is 70p. The packaging is nothing to write home about, a simple white, blue and green carton with the familiar Tesco logo. All company and product information can be found on the outer packaging.
          I am not going to replicate the ingredients list that is printed on the carton as it means very little to me and I am sure most review readers have no interest in wading through what reads like a pharmacists stock list!

          Tesco Antiseptic wipes are designed to gently cleanse minor cuts, grazes and abrasions. As well as their antiseptic properties, these wipes also contain extract of Aloe Vera to soothe sore skin.
          The individual wipes are easy enough to open, simply tear across the top of the plastic pouch and pull out your wipe. The wipes are impregnated with antiseptic, they are very moist and the smell is not as pungent as some antiseptics, but it is reassuringly 'medical' in scent.

          To use, simply gently clean the affected area by working away from the centre of the wound. Leave the area to dry naturally and then apply a plaster or dressing if appropriate. The wipes should be stored in a cool, dark place.

          **My Thoughts and Conclusion**

          I consider these to be an excellent addition to anyone's holiday packing as well as a useful item to keep in the medicine cupboard at home. The wipes are easy to use and there is no fear of a bottle of antiseptic being knocked over. I have a very vivid and distinct memory of my daughter managing to drop a bottle of TCP when she was a teenager, the resulting mess was easily cleaned up, but our house literally stunk of TCP for ages! Visitors would sniff the air and exclaim "Someone's been using TCP!" for weeks after the event. We do still use liquid antiseptic at home, but not THAT one!

          These wipes are ideal for taking with you on the go, a wipe popped into a handbag or briefcase takes up no room and is there should you need it. I have used these for several years now and am very impressed with them.
          I suffer with a very bad reaction to insect bites, so when we are out walking I usually have a couple in my backpack, should I get bitten, as I invariably do. I have found that these wipes take away the itching and clean the area successfully.

          Unlike some antiseptics, the Tesco Wipes do not sting even on broken skin, another advantage in my opinion.
          Ideal for both adults and children alike, I cannot recommend these highly enough.

          Thank you for reading.
          ©brittle1906 March 2012

          N.B. My reviews may be found on other sites under the same user name.

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          18.07.2011 21:44
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          Stings but gets your wounds clean

          After a recent trip to physiotherapy I went a little wobbly and managed to fall over, I cut my knee and could see it was dirty but I had to go straight back to work so i nipped into the local Tesco and picked up some antiseptic wipes so that i could at least make sure it was cleaned properly.

          The wipes cost 75p a box and a box contains ten wipes, these are obviously available from Tesco and come in a small cardboard box which is white at the top gradually turning to blue in the middle and then has a green wave at the bottom with a small white cross to the side of the box. On the front of the box you have the name Tesco and title Antiseptic wipes and then it is stated that the wipes are for gentle cleansing of minor cuts and grazes and has soothing aloe vera.

          On the back of the box it states that the antibacterial agent kills germs and protects against infection whilst the gentle aloe vera soothes the skin. You are told to store the wipes in a cool dry place although I can't imagine what would happen if they were stored in a warm place. There are also some warnings such as these wipes are for external use only, do not use near eyes and mouth and if skin irritation occurs discontinue use.

          Inside the box you find ten little plastic packets which are white with green writing on them, again you have the name Tesco and title antiseptic wipes with the same wording as the front of the box. The packets each contain one wipes and I found them very easy to open by ripping across the top of the packet, the wipe is folded nicely inside. The wipe smells like a hospital and is moist enough to clean quiet a large area or to be folded over a few times to clean the same area ensuring a good clean. The wipe is white in colour and is embossed rather than just being flat, when using the wipe on open wounds it does sting, the wipes is nice and soft so feels quite nice against your skin apart from the stinging.

          I have used these wipes a couple of times and they have cleaned wounds well, my daughter doesn't like them due to the stinging sensation but this is better than getting an infection in my eyes. Whilst using these wipes none of us have ever had an infected wound so I would say that they do the job well and would highly recommend them.

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