The DUKAL applicator features a soft cotton tip that is absorbent and won't lint and are ideal for cleansing, for removal of debris, and for applying topical medications. Applicator features a soft cotton tip that is highly absorbent and will not lint. These general-purpose applicators also feature a splinter-free, tasteless, and odorless wooden shaft. Made from a high quality hard wood these applicators offer superior performance. These applicators are guaranteed to be sterile.