Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Irrigation and cleansing

CLEANWND

CLEANWND

A cloth designed to cleanse and debride chronic and/or acute wounds. The cloth cleanses wounds with a solution of sodium hyaluronate and phospholipid hyaluronic acid. The non-woven needle-punched cloth contains short fibres that collect wound debris during mechanical debridement with no residual lint.

Clinitowel

Clinitowel

Multipurpose non-linting cotton towel. Available in sterile and non-sterile. 

Granudacyn

Granudacyn

Irrigation solution for cleansing and moisturising wounds, as well as for first- and second-degree burns. Contains hypochlorous acid (HOCl) to ensure safe preservation.

HydroClean Plus

HydroClean Plus

Hydro-responsive wound dressing that cleanses, debrides, desloughs and absorbs. Also available in a cavity version for deep wounds. 

Hydrocyn Aqua

Hydrocyn Aqua

Antimicrobial hypochlorous acid solution. Active ingredient is HOCl (0.003%); inactive ingredients are NaOCl+NaCl (0.1%) and purified water 99.9%. Available as a spray or solution.

Irriclens Cleanser

Irriclens Cleanser

Sterile saline (0.9% w/v sodium chloride Ph.Eur) in an aerosol can. Contains Nitrogen, an ozone-friendly propellant to expel saline from the can.

Irripod

Irripod

Sterile sodium chloride solution.

Mesalt

Mesalt

Absorbent viscose/polyester pad impregnated with sodium chloride, which is released on contact with exudate.

Nexodyn

Nexodyn

Nexodyn acid oxidising solution (AOS) is an active wound cleanser with ancillary antimicrobial benefits that enable it to be used for debridement, wound irrigation, cleansing and moistening. Nexodyn contains hypochlorous acid (HCIO), which is an antimicrobial agent that inhibits the growth of microorganisms within the solution and thus acts as a preservative. HCIO plays an active role in restarting healing, reducing pain and providing protection from the risk of infection.

Normasol

Normasol

Sachet containing sterile solution of 0.9% w/v sodium chloride in purified water.

Octenilin Wound Irrigation Solution

Octenilin Wound Irrigation Solution

Wound irrigation solution containing a combination of octenidine and ethylhexylglycerin. Ethylhexylglycerin reduces surface tension and moistens the skin, loosening biofilm and devitalised tissue. Octenidine prevents bacteria and fungi growing in the solution and the wound dressing.

Octenisan Wash Mitts

Octenisan Wash Mitts

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

Plurogel Burn and Wound Dressing

Plurogel Burn and Wound Dressing

Surfactant gel utilising micelle matrix technology. The concentrated surfactant softens, loosens and traps slough, bacteria and wound debris; it also maintains an optimally moist wound healing environment, which promotes debridement. Helps protect healthy tissue and cleanse the wound.

Plurogel Burn and Wound Dressing with PSSD

Plurogel Burn and Wound Dressing with PSSD

Conformable gel containing PluroGel, which is comprised of a concentrated surfactant, plus the antimicrobial silver sulfadiazine. Micelle matrix technology aids PluroGel in maintaining a moist wound healing environment, promoting debridement, protecting healthy tissue and cleansing the wound. The surfactant aids in biofilm disruption and PSSD offers antibacterial action.

Prontosan Solution

Prontosan Solution

Wound irrigation solution containing Betaine which is a gentle effective surfactant which penetrates, disturbs and removes biofilm and wound debris, and PHMB to help control bacterial levels on the wound.

Sal-e Pods

Sal-e Pods

Sodium chloride 0.9% wound irrigation surfactant solution.

Stericlens

Stericlens

Sterile sodium chloride 0.9% solution in a spray.