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Applying Iodosorb Powder

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Iodosorb Cadexomer Matrix with Iodine



Applying Iodosorb Powder





Image of a wound being cleaned with a syringe.

Step 1:

Thoroughly clean the wound and surrounding area with a gentle stream of sterile water or saline. Remove excess fluid, leaving wound surface slightly moist.


Step 2:

Apply powder to the wound surface to form a layer 3mm deep and cover with a dry dressing or gauze.

Step 3:

Cover with an appropriate secondary dressing e.g. Opsite* Post -Op * or Allevyn*

Step 4:

To avoid the risk of cross-contamination, it is recommended that the use of a single sachet of Iodosorb powder be confined to one patient.




Iodosorb Powder