Activheal PHMB Dressings



Indicated for moderately to heavily exuding chronic and acute wounds that are at risk of infection. Can be used on pressure ulcers, leg and foot ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, and surgical wounds. Can be used under compression bandaging.
These dressings are sterile antimicrobial wound dressing consisting of an absorbent hydrophilic polyurethane foam pad, containing the antimicrobial substance, polyhexamethylene biguanide (PHMB, polyhexanide). The dressing is laminated with a pink, low-friction, waterproof polyurethane film, and is available with and without adhesive. The PHMB is released in the presence of wound exudate. The wound contact layer side of the dressing has a clear perforated film with that stops the wound bed from adhering to the dressing; the non-adhesive version also has a pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive.

Activheal Catalogue Leaflet