Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Skin protection

Cavilon Continence Care Wipes

No-rinse skin wipes for the treatment of incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD). The wipes contain 3% dimethicone and are biodegradable, pH balanced, perfume- and paraben-free, soft and hypoallergenic.

Cavilon Durable Barrier Cream

Highly concentrated barrier cream to protect against bodily fluids and moisturise skin. Provides long-lasting protection from skin breakdown.

Cavilon No Sting Barrier Film

Protective, transparent barrier film. Alcohol-free formulation is pain-free on broken skin and provides up to 72 hours’ protection before re-application. Non-cytotoxic.

Clinifilm Barrier Cream

Latex-free, fragrance-free cream that provides a long-lasting, fast-drying and conditioning barrier to protect intact and mildly damaged skin against damage from bodily fluids and medical adhesives

CliniFilm No Sting Barrier Film

A no-sting barrier film to protect the skin from harmful effects of urine, faeces, wound exudate and medical adhesives. Available as cream, aerosol spray and wipes.

CliniPeel Mint Spray

A mint-fragranced, single-patient, multiple-use spray containing a no-sting silicone fluid that aids removal of adhesive appliances and devices from the skin. The mint fragrance can be used to conceal odours.

CliniPeel Spray

A single-patient, multiple-use product containing a no-sting silicone fluid that aids removal of adhesive appliances and devices from the skin. Bag-on-Valve technology means it can be sprayed at any angle with no cold sensation.

CliniPeel Wipes

Single-use wipes containing a no-sting silicone fluid that aid the removal of small adhesive appliances and tape from the skin.

CliniShield Advance Spray

Spray containing a no-sting silicone fluid that forms a transparent protective barrier film to protect intact skin from corrosive bodily fluids, including urine and faeces, and adhesives. Can be applied without touching the skin directly. Bag-on-Valve technology allows for the can to be environmentally friendly. It provides 360-degree dispensing with a uniform spray pattern. No sting or cold sensation when applied to the skin.

CliniShield Advance Wipes

Individually packaged, single-use wipes containing a no-sting silicone fluid that forms a transparent protective barrier film to protect intact skin from corrosive bodily fluids, including urine and faeces, or adhesives.


This water-repellent, antiseptic barrier cream protects skin from moisture, irritants, chafing and contamination with bacteria or yeasts. It contains 22% dimeticone and 0.1% benzalkonium chloride and is active against bacteria and yeasts.

Cutimed Protect Barrier Film

Barrier film to help protect intact or damaged skin from irritation that may arise from urinary and/or faecal incontinence, digestive and wound fluids, adhesives and shearing forces

Cutimed Protect Cream

Moisturising barrier cream to protect skin from body fluids. Can be easily and quickly rubbed in without leaving a greasy film. Non-sticky, alcohol and perfume-free.

Derma Protective Plus

Fragrance-free, non-greasy, viscous skin protectant containing dimethicone. Protects against moisture-associated skin damage related to incontinence.

Esenta Sting Free Skin Barrier

Breathable silicone barrier that bonds to the skin surface to create a fine, durable, protective silicone film. Protects the skin from damage for up to 72 hours.

Flamigel RT

Hydroactive colloid gel for skin at risk of damage from radiotherapy (radiation-induced dermatitis). When applied to the skin, it builds a protective barrier that helps prevent skin breakdown and sore skin associated with radiotherapy. Soothes and cools the affected areas.

Ilex Skin Protectant

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.

LBF Barrier Cream

Formulated to provide an effective, breathable barrier for intact skin from bodily fluids such as faeces and urine. Moisturises the skin and helps to maintain skin integrity. Will not affect the absorbency of incontinence pads or the adhesion of dressings or adhesive appliances. It is highly concentrated, and small amounts of cream will cover a large skin area.

LBF Sterile Barrier Film

Uses sterile healthcare grade silicones to form a fast-drying, transparent protective film. It can be applied to both intact and injured skin around peri-wound sites, forming a protective barrier against bodily fluids. Available in three different applications.

Marathon Skin Protectant

A non-cytotoxic, cyanoacrylate-based monomer that forms a strong protective layer over skin. As the cyanoacrylate polymerizes, it bonds to the skin surface. It resists external moisture, yet allows the skin to breathe.

Medi Derma-PRO Foam and Spray Incontinence Cleanser

pH-balanced, non-fragranced moisturising cleanser suitable for use on moisture-associated skin damage. Removes dried-on fluids. Soft, non-sticky skin feel for patient comfort. No-rinse formulation minimises skin rubbing and potential friction damage. Available in foam and spray for easy application to difficult-to-reach areas.

Medi Derma-S Total Barrier Cream – Non-sting

Non-sting barrier cream providing transparent long-lasting protection from moisture-associated skin damage. Moisturises and protects mildly damaged and intact skin by forming a waterproof barrier, preventing irritation from bodily fluids, adhesive products and friction.

Medi Derma-S Total Barrier Film – Non-sting

Non-sting barrier film providing transparent, long-lasting protection (from 24 to 72 hours) from moisture-associated skin damage on intact and moderately damaged skin. Silicone-based liquid that forms a protective uniform film when evenly applied to the skin. Its barrier properties protect damaged and intact skin from the harmful effects of moisture, irritants and from potential skin damage caused by the application of adhesive wound dressings or stoma pouches.

Medihoney Barrier Cream

Barrier cream containing active Medihoney antibacterial honey. Helps to reduce inflammation, prevent maceration, excoriation and irritation resulting from effects of incontinence and diarrhoea. Can be applied to injured skin, peri-wound areas, pressure areas and skin folds. Moisturisers and protects dry skin.

Microair Barrier Socks and Gloves

Protective socks and gloves made from a three-layered fabric that is protected from microbial contamination by the same non-migrating antimicrobial found in DermaSilk

Octenicare Repair Creme

Cream containing panthenol to support skin regeneration and bisabolol to reduce inflammation. Colour- and perfume-free. Inhibits odour-forming organisms.

Proshield Foam & Spray

A gentle, pH-balanced, no-rinse moisturising cleanser designed to protect against moisture-related skin damage (MASD) such an incontinence-associated dermatitis on intact and injured skin. Ingredients comprise citric acid, cocamidopropyl PG-dimonium chloride phosphate, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, DMDM hydantoin, glycerine, laureth-23, poloxamer 188, purified water and fragrance.

Proshield Plus Skin Protectant

A dimethicone-based skin protectant containing copolymer bioadhesives. Can be used to protect against or manage moisture-related skin damage (MASD) such incontinence-associated dermatitis. Ingredients comprise citric acid, cocamidopropyl PG-dimonium chloride phosphate, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, DMDM hydantoin, glycerine, laureth-23, poloxamer 188, purified Water and fragrance.

Remedy Moisturising Barrier Cream

Moisturises the skin while providing a protective breathable barrier. Contains a 24% silicone blend, with both emollients and humectants. Other ingredients include vitamins and nutrients derived from natural ingredients including safflower, green tea, blue green algae, clove, soya and corn. Sulphate- and fragrance-free. Non-irritating and non-sensitizing, CHG compatible and dermatologist tested.

Revamil Balm

A natural skin-protecting, neutral ointment with 25% pure medical grade honey. Free of parabens and silicone.

Salts Mouldable Seals

Mouldable hydrocolloid seals. Range includes seals with extracts of aloe vera (Salts Mouldable Seals with Aloe).

Salts No-sting Stoma Paste

Alcohol-free no-sting stoma paste that can be used to fill gaps around the seal of a stoma or wound drainage pouch


Range comprises Secura No-Sting Barrier Film and Secura No-Sting Skin Prep Protective Spray, Wipes and Swabs. Secura No-Sting Barrier Film and No-Sting Skin Prep are sterile liquid film-forming products containing a non-stinging solvent that dries rapidly.

Suprasorb A+Ag

Highly absorbent, calcium alginate dressing with silver. The silver ions are released on contact with wound exudate. Conforms to any wound bed.

Sureprep No Sting Barrier

Water-based no-sting formula containing no alcohol or synthetic solvents for painless application on damaged or compromised skin. Forms a long-lasting, clear, vapour-permeable, water-resistant coating. For use on all skin types, including neonatal.

Thin Skin Protection Socks and Sleeves

Protective socks and sleeves to protect fragile, thinning skin from skin tears. Made from a strong, hard, heat-resistant synthetic fibre called Kevlar and elasticated nylon, using a specialist weaving method.