Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Biatain Alginate dressing



Alginate dressing. An absorbent, sterile, non-woven, pad consisting of calcium alginate, and carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) fibre.


For the following moderate to heavily exuding chronic and acute wounds: pressure ulcers, venous and arterial leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, cavity wounds, donor sites, postoperative surgical wounds, superficial and partial-thickness burns


Not recommended for use on dry wounds. Do not use on patients with known sensitivity to alginates or carboxymethyl cellulose. Surgical implantation. Do not use to control heavy bleeding. Refer to full instructions for use.


5×5cm, £1.06; 10×10cm, £2.52; 15×15cm, £4.78; 3×44cm, £2.97

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