A primary wound dressing made from the calcium salt of alginic acid rich in mannuronic acid. It is presented as a flat non-woven pad for application to open wounds, as well as a rope for packing of wound cavities.

*Not Available for Sale in the US

CovaWound Alginate - Alginate Dressing
For Use With
 
Moderate to heavy exuding wounds like:
  • Partial thickness burns
  • Donor sites
  • Leg, pressure, arterial, diabetic, and venous stasis ulcers
  • Cavity wounds
  • Post-surgical incisions
  • Trauma wounds, and
  • Most other granulating wounds
 
Exudate Levels
Scale of Exudate Level Light to Heavy
Benefits
When in contact with serum, wound exudate, or solutions containing sodium ions, the insoluble calcium alginate is partially converted to the soluble sodium salt, and a soft, hydrophilic, gas permeable gel is rapidly produced, which conforms to the contours of the wound and provides a micro-environment that facilitates wound healing.
ALGINATE DRESSING
reference number
size
dressings per carton/cartons per case
3000505
5cm x 5cm
5/40
3001010
10cm x 10cm
5/20
3001020
10cm x 20cm
5/20
3001515
15cm x 15cm
5/20
3001520
15cm x 20cm
5/20
300020 - Rope
2g - 30cm
10/8
300230 - Rope
2cm x 30cm
5/20
300240 - Rope
2cm x 40cm
5/20