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PRIMAPORE Flexible Fabric Dressings



Absorbent and flexible fabric dressing

PRIMAPORE Flexible Fabric Dressings offer highly absorbent wound protection for cuts, grazes, and stitches. Designed to stay in place with a non-irritating, low allergy adhesive, PRIMAPORE can be worn for 1-2 days.

  • Thick absorbent pad provides cushioning, and helps prevent leakage/staining1,2
  • Flexible, to conform to your body and stay in place2
  • Skin-friendly, hypoallergenic adhesive to help prevent irritation2-4
  • Easy to remove, so it doesn’t damage your skin5

PRIMAPORE is ideal for: cuts, grazes, and stitches in sweaty areas (such as the hands and feet), or areas of high movement (such as the elbows and knees).

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Choosing the right product

PRIMAPORE is available in two different variations, depending on the size and location of your wound.

PRIMAPORE Flexible Fabric Dressings: available in various sizes and quantities.

Code Description Unit of Measure
36361362 PRIMAPORE 8.3cm x 6cm  Pk/5, Ctn/12
66000317 PRIMAPORE ADHESIVE 8cm x 10cm  Ctn/20
66000318 PRIMAPORE ADHESIVE 8cm x 15cm 
66000319 PRIMAPORE ADHESIVE 10cm x 20cm  Ctn/20
66000320  PRIMAPORE ADHESIVE 10cm x 25cm  Ctn/20
66003634  PRIMAPORE ADHESIVE 7.2cm x 5cm  Ctn/50
66007140  PRIMAPORE ADHESIVE 35cm x 10cm  Ctn/20
7135  PRIMAPORE 6cm x 8.3cm  Ctn/50

PRIMAPORE Low-Allergy Dressing Strip: can be cut to size for added versatility.

Code Description Unit of Measure
36361363 PRIMAPORE D/STRIP 6cm x 1m  Pk/12

If you are unsure, please ask your pharmacist before purchase.


1. Walker T. Comparison of the Performance of Primapore, Cicaplaie and Mepore. Data on file; 2000: Report PS/WR/00/03/02.
2. Heslop RW., et al. A user evaluation of a new post-operative and casualty non-woven dressing. Data on file; 1984: Report UK Clinical Trial 39.
3. Jowsey I. Product Safety Data Summary, Primapore Adhesive Wound Dressing. Data on file; 2008.
4. Warltier AW. New Approach to dressing raw surfaces. Nursing Times. 1966;9: 1608-1609.
5. Robb WAT. Clinical trial of Melolin: a new non-adherent dressing. Brit. J. Plast. Surg. 1961;14:47-49.

Instructions for Use

How to use PRIMAPORE

  1. Wash your hands before and after dealing with a wound. Gently clean the wound and surrounding skin, and dry thoroughly.
  2. Peel back the protective backing and place PRIMAPORE on the wound. Secure in place while gradually removing the remaining protective backing.
  3. To remove PRIMAPORE, lift one corner and slowly peel back from the wound until completed removed.


Other Suitable Products

PRIMAPORE is suitable for use with the following products:

To protect your skin

SKIN PREP – barrier wipes leave a protective layer on your skin.

To remove adhesive

REMOVE – adhesive removal wipes.

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Always read the label and follow the directions for use.