Biatain Alginate can be used on all moderate to heavily exuding wounds including leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, donor sites and traumatic wounds. Biatain Alginate should not be used on dry wounds or to control heavy bleeding.
Biatain Alginate is a highly absorbent alginate dressing for moderately to heavily exuding wounds of any size, shape and depth. Biatain Alginate has superior absorption compared to other alginate and hydrofiber® dressings.
Ideal for cavity filling
The design and the structural integrity of the dressing allow you to cut the dressing and make it fit to any size, shape or depth of a wound. The dressing will conform to the wound bed which is important for the wound healing process.
Unique dressing integrity
The unique dressing integrity allows for one-piece removal of the dressing.
Minimal risk of leakage and maceration
The superior absorption of Biatain Alginate locks the exudate inside the dressing, preventing leakage that can damage the surrounding skin.
Documented haemostatic effect
Contrary to hydrofiber® dressings alginate dressings have haemostatic effect, i.e. ability to arrest blood flow in minor bleedings due to the release of calcium ions from the dressing.
Mode of action
On contact with wound exudate Biatain Alginate converts to a soft, cohesive gel that provides an optimal moist wound healing environment.
Biatain Alginate is an alginate dressing consisting of 85% calcium alginate and 15% carboxymethylcellulose (CMC).