Melolin consists of a highly absorbent cotton and polyester fibre pad with a hydrophobic backing layer which is heat bonded on one side to a very thin perforated polyester film. The film side of the dressing is placed next to the wound.
Melolin consists of three layers
1 Low adherent perforated film
2 Highly absorbent cotton/polyester pad
3 Hydrophobic backing layer
Available in 10cm x 20cm sterile pads
Low adherent perforated film
Allows for rapid drainage of exudate, reducing trauma to healing tissue.
Highly absorbent cotton/polyester pad
Cushions and Protects
Comfortable and minimises pain on removal
Easy to cut to shape
Retains its integrity when cut.
Safe in use
Inert and non-sensitising
Delays time to strike through
Significant improvement in terms of strike through, therefore requiring fewer dressing changes.
Melolin is suitable for post-operative and casualty use, in particular for light to moderately exuding wounds, including:
Clean and sutured wounds
Abrasions and lacerations