Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Ilex Skin Protectant

Ilex Skin Protectant

Ilex Health Products


Topical skin cream that protects against digestive enzymes, urinary acids and wound exudates. Comprises calcium/sodium PVM/MA copolymers, corn starch, white petrolatum, phenoxyethanol and isopropyl isobutyl butylparabens, sodium carboxymethyl cellulose and zinc oxide. Alcohol and latex-free. Suitable for adults, children and babies. Can be used with other prescribed topical agents such as antifungal and antibacterial treatments.



To protect any skin from moisture. Can be used on excoriated skin in patients with incontinence or severe nappy dermatitis. Can also be used to protect the periwound skin around fistulas and exuding wounds. Can be used around gastrostomy tube sites.


Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

Sizes Available

57g tube; 227g tub; box containing 20x7g tubes


57g tube DT £8.44 plus VAT. Contact supplier for prices of other sizes

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