Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

ActivHeal PHMB Non-Adhesive Foam

ActivHeal PHMB Non-Adhesive Foam

Advanced Medical Solutions


A sterile antimicrobial wound dressing consisting of a hydrophilic polyurethane foam pad designed to absorb exudate and containing the antimicrobial substance polyhexamethylene biguanide (PHMB, polyhexanide), which kills bacteria and inhibits its growth. The dressing is laminated with a pink, low-friction, polyurethane film. The PHMB is released in the presence of wound exudate. The wound contact layer side of the dressing has a clear, perforated, acrylic film that stops the wound bed from adhering to the dressing. 


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.


Dry or lightly exuding wounds. Do not used on individuals with a known sensitivity to polyurethane films, foams or PHMB and surgical implantation. 

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 7.5x7.5cm; 10x10cm; 15x15cm; 20x20cm; 10x20cm


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