In Colombia, it is the same as I crease or swab. It is a usual plastic elongated stick having a cotton swab at one end. It is used in toiletries, first aid and in cosmetics. Become an environmental hazard given mismanagement to dispose it.
Stick with the ends covered with paper or cotton to absorb fluid specimens sparingly, also for cleaning of delicate parts, swab. French cotonnette ("algodoncito, algodona, bad-quality cotton"). It may be a trade mark.
SWAB: In Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay and Uruguay, swab, stick coated cotton.
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