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ACTISORB™ Silver 220 Antimicrobial Binding Dressing

3M ID B5005265070
  • Activated charcoal traps odour in the dressing1
  • Activated charcoal binds bacteria and toxins that impair the healing process1
  • Silver kills the bacteria in the dressing2
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  • Activated charcoal traps odour in the dressing1
  • Activated charcoal binds bacteria and toxins that impair the healing process1
  • Silver kills the bacteria in the dressing2

This dressing is an activated charcoal dressing with silver, enclosed in a non-adherent nylon sleeve, that not only masks odor but because of the activated charcoal, binds bacteria and bacterial toxins in the dressing.

1 Nisbet, L. et al. The benefits of activated charcoal cloth with silver on odour control and bacterial endotoxin binding. Paper presented, Wounds UK Harrogate, 2011. 2 Addison, D. et al. A comparison of the antimicrobial properties of silver dressings for chronic wound care. Paper presented, EWMA 2002.

Suggested Applications

  • ACTISORB™ Silver 220 Dressing may help reduce infection in partial and full-thickness wounds, including: pressure injuries, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, first and second-degree burns, donor sites, surgical wounds