Antibacterial Fabric Plaster

Reduces the risk of infection

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Antibacterial Fabric Plaster

Elastoplast Antibacterial Fabric Plasters contain antiseptic silver in the wound pad, preventing infections and keeping wounds clean. While the wound pad provides cushioning and absorption, it also continuously releases silver ions during wear – resulting in a constant defence against a broad spectrum of bacteria.

 

The fabric backing is durable, breathable and flexible, allowing natural movement when placed on fingers, elbows, and other joints. An extra sticky adhesive mass ensures these antibacterial bandages stay in place all day – at work, at home, or during play.

 

 Suitable for cuts, scrapes, grazes and other minor wounds. A great addition to any medical cabinet.

 

Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.


The antiseptic silver wound pad is effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria and reduces the risk of infection.

How to use

Cleaning of a wound or scrape under water- Elastoplast
Clean the wound and gently wipe away any foreign objects such as dirt or grit.
Drying of the skin around the cut - Elastoplast
Dry the skin around the cut or graze very carefully.
Application of plaster on wound - Elastoplast
Apply plaster without stretching it, to avoid creases.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.

Product

Type

Size

Quantity

Fabric
20 Assorted Strips

 

19 x 65mm
30 x 65 mm

14 Strips
6 Strips

 

Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.

Silver Healing

  1. 1. Why would I use a bandage with a silver wound pad instead of a regular bandage?

    Dressing wounds with silver technology has one big advantage: it reduces the risk of infection from the very beginning. Wound infections are the major cause of disturbances in the wound healing process. And wound infections are not rare - up to 50% of acute wounds become infected! By using a silver wound dressing, you’re doing one of the very best things to prevent infection from ever occurring.

  2. 2. Is there proof that silver works?

    Yes, there is. Silver has been used in hospitals for years.
    Many clinical studies demonstrate the wound healing benefits of silver.

  3. 3. What kind of germs does silver kill?

    Silver is a clinically proven, broad spectrum antimicrobial agent. It has an antiseptic effect against bacteria and funghi.

  4. 4. Is Elastoplast with Silver Technology safe to use on children?

    Yes, it is. Unlike many other antiseptics, silver is very skin-friendly. Resistance to silver is extremely rare.

  5. 5. I have diabetes, can I use Elastoplast with Silver Technology?

    Elastoplast with Silver Technology can help prevent infections in diabetic wounds.

    Diabetics are more often affected by wound healing problems. Wounds take longer to repair and have a higher risk of infection. Silver, as an effective and clinically established antiseptic ingredient, reduces the risk of infection from the very beginning. For optimal wound healing, we recommend Elastoplast with Silver Technology plasters. They contain antiseptic silver that is released as soon as the silver ions come into contact with the wound fluid and they grant excellent skin compatibility.

  6. 6. What is silver allergy?

    Silver's allergenic potential is very low. There exist only a few recorded cases of allergy in people who have been in constant contact with high concentrations of silver – for example silversmiths or silver miners. Most people who believe they have a silver allergy actually have an allergic reaction to nickel, because silver used for jewellery often contains nickel. Standardised testing confirmed that the Elastoplast with Silver Technology line is skin-friendly.

  7. 7. Is it necessary to use antiseptics/creams/ointments in combination with Elastoplast with Silver Technology products?

    No, it isn't. Elastoplast with Silver Technology is a perfect part of a basic first aid kit. The plasters contain antiseptic effective silver that is released as soon as the silver ions come into contact with the wound fluid. Therefore, pre-treatment of wounds is not necessary. Using ointments and creams may actually decrease antimicrobial activity. 

  8. 8. How often should I change my plaster?

    Usually, it is recommended to change Standard First Aid Dressings daily, for good hygiene. 

  9. 9. Is it better to let small wounds dry at the fresh air instead of putting on a plaster?

    It is one of the wound care myths that keeping minor cuts and grazes uncovered and let air to them helps them to heal faster. In fact, the opposite is true! Research shows that covered wounds heal more efficiently and have a reduced risk of infection. Elastoplast products provide essential, healing protection until the wound is completely healed.

  10. 10. How do I remove a fabric plaster?

    While Elastoplast Antibacterial Fabric Plasters are durable and sticky, sometimes they can hold on too well. If you have a very sticky plaster that needs to come off, there are a few approaches to remove it without pain or fear.

    The traditional option is to remove the fabric plaster quickly. If you’re working with a small child, try distracting them then tearing the fabric plaster while they’re not looking. More often than not, a quickly removed plaster is scarier than it is painful for a child. So if they don’t realise it’s happening, half the battle is already won.

    It’s also possible to break down the adhesive mass of a fabric plaster by applying eucalyptus oil, surgical spirit, baby oil or rubbing alcohol with a cotton swab. Ensure the substance you choose does not cause a reaction, then rub around the edges of the plaster to gently break down the sticky adhesive mass.

    Warm water can work on older plasters but is much less effective.

  11. Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.