Gamma Sterilizable Silicone adhesives

Sterilization of medical devices is critical to ensure their safety and quality patient care.

 

 

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​The Challenge

Sterilization of medical devices is critical to ensure their safety and quality patient care. Several options are available on the market, including Ethylene Oxide (EtO), Irradiation (Gamma or Beta) and steam. All methods have specific advantages and limitations.

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Wound Care

Manufacturers of Advanced Wound Care products are constantly searching for efficient and creative dressing solutions to treat wounds that satisfy the needs of all parties involved in the healing process:

  • Quick and painless treatment for patients

  • Efficient and safe dressings to facilitate the work of hospital staff

  • Cost-efficient performance for payers.

Silicone products have long been used in the medical industry because they are biocompatible and provide an ideal environment for healing. Wound dressings using Soft Skin Adhesives lessen pain when removed or repositioned and also avoid exacerbating existing wounds and ulcers.

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