Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Chemical debridement

ChloraSolv Wound Debridement Gel

This gentle, easy-to-use wound debridement gel softens and selectively removes devitalised tissue and biofilm, without causing trauma or bleeding. It uses a two-component hypochlorite system and has antimicrobial properties. It requires minimal training and a short application time.


A single-use, single-application, acidic, dehydrating gel intended for topical application to debride and remove biofilm and necrosis from the wound surface. Application time is up to 60 seconds, following which the gel needs to be removed from the skin by rinsing with saline or water and rubbing dry with sterile gauze.