Maintains contact with the wound base reducing the potential of a moist chamber. Avoids pain during dressing changes. Protects wound edges against maceration. Supports the healing of bleeding wounds. May be left in place several days. Maintains a moist wound environment. Forms a hydrophilic gel. Highly absorbent. Holds together wet or dry. Benefits: Keeps its form while absorbing more than 14 times its weight, easy to remove. Uses: For treatment of ulcus cruris venosum, decubitus, abscesses, furuncles, burns and for difficult-to-treat wounds in accident or tumour surgery; for deep wounds and fistula passages. Sterile. Latex-free.