Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Actisorb Silver 220

3M + KCI


An activated charcoal dressing encased in a nylon sleeve. Designed to trap wound malodour while protecting the wound from infection.


Most types of chronic wounds, but especially malodorous, infected wounds such as fungating carcinomas, ulcerative, traumatic and surgical wounds


Sensitivity to nylon. Should never be cut as particles of activated charcoal may enter the wound and cause discolouration.


6.5×9.5cm, £1.72; 10.5×10.5cm, £2.71; 10.5×19cm, £4.92

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