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3M™ Kerracontact™ Ag Dressing, 20 cm x 40 cm

  • 3M ID 70001424103

With Ag Oxysalts™ Technology for the treatment of infected wounds or wounds that are at high risk of infection

Up to 7 days wear time

Antimicrobial action

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  • With Ag Oxysalts™ Technology for the treatment of infected wounds or wounds that are at high risk of infection
  • Up to 7 days wear time
  • Antimicrobial action
  • Cuttable
Contact dressing with Ag OXYSALTS™ Technology contains silver in its most active state – making it faster and more effective at killing bacteria.1

The antimicrobial effect of this dressing is being supported by a broad portfolio of evidence1,2 (in-vitro): the dressing reduces the signs and symptoms of infection1 even in complex wounds accompanied by malodour and over-granulation. Silver wound contact dressing comprising of two non-adherent polyethelene mesh and polyester core. All three layers are coated with AG OXYSALTS™ Technology – this technology was designed to lose 3 electrons (Ag3) to make it up to 6 times more powerful3 at killing bacteria than Ag+1 and/ or Ag+2, content of other marketed silver dressings.

1 Miller S, Lemire J, Brandu A et al. Antimicrobial Silver in Medical Devices: Composition and Efficacy. Poster presented at: SAWC; May 1 – 5, 2013; Denver, CO US.
2 Kalan LR, Pepin DM, Ul-Haq I et al. Targeting biofilms of multi-drug resistant bacteria with silver oxynitrate. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 2017;49:719-726.
3 Spina C. Silver I, II, III: Chemical characteristics, properties, and anti-microbial activity. Exciton Technologies Inc. Available to download.

Ag OXYSALTS™ Technology is a trademark of Argent Limited Partnership

¹ Miller S, Lemire J, Brandu A et al. Antimicrobial Silver in Medical Devices: Composition and Efficacy. Poster presented at: SAWC; May 1 – 5, 2013; Denver, CO US. ² Kalan LR, Pepin DM, Ul-Haq I et al. Targeting biofilms of multi-drug resistant bacteria with silver oxynitrate. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 2017;49:719-726. ³ Spina C. Silver I, II, III: Chemical characteristics, properties, and anti-microbial activity. Exciton Technologies Inc. Available to download. Ag OXYSALTS™ Technology is a trademark of Argent Limited Partnership