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ACTICOAT Surgical Dressings feature a silver-coated polyurethane layer, a white polyurethane foam pad and an adhesive-coated waterproof polyurethane film layer. They are designed to provide an effective barrier to bacterial penetration and may be left in place for up to 7 days.1


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For detailed product information, including indications for use, contraindications, effects, precautions, warnings, and important safety information, please consult each product's Instructions for Use (IFU) prior to use.

Recall and Complaints

Customer will provide such support and assistance as S+N may reasonably request in the event of a general or limited voluntary or mandatory recall of the Product(s). Customer shall promptly report any complaint in respect of the Products to complaints@smith-nephew.com.

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1. Gaw 2007. An in-vitro Assessment of the Bacterial Log Reduction Properties Induced by Silver Containing ACTICOAT Post-op Dressings. Ref: 0708058.

2. Demonstrable.

3. Frestle 2007. ACTICOAT Post-Op Dressing Physical Properties. Ref. 0703019.