Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

octenisan wash mitts

octenisan wash mitts



Fleecy, soft wash mitts containing the broad-spectrum antimicrobial octenidine, phenoxyethanol and allantoin to soothe the skin. Colour- and perfume-free. No rinsing required.


For cleansing the periwound area to minimise risk of infection. For bedside washing of the whole body. Suitable for patients who are bedridden or have limited mobility.


Known or suspected allergies to one of the ingredients. Do not use in combination with products containing PVP-iodine.

Sizes Available

Mitts: one size, 8 per pack (30)


Not on Drug Tariff. Available through NHS Business Services Authority.

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