Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

CovaWound SuperAbsorbent

Covalon Technologies


A multilayer dressing comprising a soft polyethylene, non-adherent, hydrophilic wound contact layer, a polyurethane foam with superabsorbent polymer (SAP) core and a non-woven fibre top layer. The non-adherent hydrophilic wound contact layer enables fluid transmission through to the SAP core.


Moderate to heavily exuding wounds such as leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers; traumatic and surgical wounds; first- and second-degree burns. Can be used under compression.


Third-degree burns. Patients with a known allergy or sensitivity to any components of the dressing. See instructions for use.


5×7.5cm, £0.19; 10×10cm, £0.33; 12×20cm, £0.74; 15×15cm, £0.67; 20×20cm, £1.17; 20×30cm, £1.72

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