Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Aquacel Foam

Aquacel Foam



Adhesive and non-adhesive sterile Hydrofiber foam dressings consisting of a waterproof outer polyurethane film and a multi-layered absorbent pad. The adhesive version has a silicone adhesive border. The multilayer absorbent pad contains a layer of polyurethane foam and a non-woven layer of Hydrofiber (sodium carboxymethylcellulose).


May be used for wounds such as minor abrasions, lacerations, minor cuts, minor scalds and burns. Under medical supervision, may be used in the management of both acute and chronic wounds.


Should not be used on individuals who are sensitive to or have had an allergic reaction to the dressing and its components


Non-adhesive: 5×5cm, £1.46; 10×10cm, £2.76; 10×20cm, £3.82; 15×15cm, £4.65; 15×20cm, £6.35; 20×20cm, £7.58; adhesive: 8×8cm, £1.51; 8×13cm, £2.44; 10×10cm, £2.34; 10×20cm, £2.84; 10×30cm, £5.41; 12.5×12.5cm, £2.90; 15×15cm, £4.15; 17.5×17.5cm, £5.79; 21×21cm, £8.48; 25×30cm, £10.97; heel: 19.8×14cm, £5.93; sacral: 20×16.9cm, £5.31; 24×21.5cm, £5.94

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