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Biatain Alginate can be used on all moderate to heavily exuding wounds including leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, donor sites and traumatic wounds. Biatain Alginate should not be used on dry wounds or to control heavy bleeding.

Biatain Alginate is a highly absorbent alginate dressing for moderately to heavily exuding wounds of any size, shape and depth. Biatain Alginate has superior absorption compared to other alginate and hydrofiber dressings.

Ideal for cavity filling

The design and the structural integrity of the dressing allow you to cut the dressing and make it fit to any size, shape or depth of a wound. The dressing will conform to the wound bed which is important for the wound healing process.

Unique dressing integrity

The unique dressing integrity allows for one-piece removal of the dressing.

Minimal risk of leakage and maceration

The superior absorption of Biatain Alginate locks the exudate inside the dressing, preventing leakage that can damage the surrounding skin.

Documented haemostatic effect

Contrary to hydrofiber dressings alginate dressings have haemostatic effect, i.e. ability to arrest blood flow in minor bleedings due to the release of calcium ions from the dressing.

Mode of action

On contact with wound exudate Biatain Alginate converts to a soft, cohesive gel that provides an optimal moist wound healing environment.

Product composition

Biatain Alginate is an alginate dressing consisting of 85% calcium alginate and 15% carboxymethylcellulose (CMC).


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Product name Item number Area size Units in package
Biatain® Alginate 037402 3x44 cm 6

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Biatain® Alginate Ag

Biatain® Alginate Ag

Biatain® Alginate Ag
– superior absorption for infected sloughy wounds and cavity filling

  • Ideal for cavity filling
  • Patented silver complex with broad antimicrobial profile
  • Unique dressing integrity
  • Minimal risk of leakage and maceration
  • Documented haemostatic effect
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