MELOLIN Low Adherent Wound Dressing is used for the management of cuts, grazes, minor burns and stitches.

Always read the label and follow the directions for use.

Features and Benefits


 Sizes  Dressings per pack
10cm x 10cm  3 dressings
5cm x 5cm  5 dressings
10cm x 20cm  100 dressings

Instructions for Use

Step 1. Wash hands before and after treating the wound. 
Step 2. Gently clean and dry the wound and surrounding skin. 
Step 3. Remove dressing from pouch. 
Step 4. Apply the MELOLIN pad to the wound. The shiny film side goes directly onto the wound. 
Step 5. Secure MELOLIN in place with a surgical tape or dressing retention bandage. 
Step 6. Change dressing daily, or more often according to the condition of the wound.

MELOLIN Absorbent Dressing

Precautions for Use

Seek medical advice immediately for all serious wounds and burns, and if redness or discomfort occurs.

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*As demonstrated in vivo.

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2. Smith & Nephew 2013. Safety Summary. Internal Report.

3. Smith & Nephew 2019. Moisture Vapour Permeability testing for MELOLIN / CUTILIN. Internal Report. U/071/R1 V1.

4. Smith & Nephew 2019. Fibre Shedding testing for MELOLIN - CUTILIN. Internal Report. U/071/R3 V2.

5. Smith & Nephew 2019. Verification testing of usability related design input for MELOLIN /CUTILIN. Internal Report. U/071/R4 V2.

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9. Smith & Nephew 2019. Physical Compatibility Testing for MELOLIN. Internal Report. U/071/R6.