What is a fabric plaster?
Elastoplast Fabric plasters are suitable for covering all types of smaller wounds. The material stretches with the skin’s movements. The non-stick woundpad protects and cushions the wound. The strong adhesion ensures that the plaster stays in place.
What are fabric plasters made of?
The backing and bag are often made of coated paper, but may be made of plastic. The adhesive sheet is usually a woven fabric, plastic (PVC, polyethylene or polyurethane), or latex strip. It may or may not be waterproof; if it is airtight, the bandage is an occlusive dressing.
Are fabric plasters waterproof?
The durable and flexible fabric dries quickly and doesn’t get soggy. The waterproof and breathable plaster membrane keeps the wound dry and protected from dirt and bacteria. The super strong adhesion sticks reliably without leaving any residues.
Are fabric plasters hypoallergenic?
Boots Fabric Plasters provide long lasting protection to wounds from dirt and germs. These plasters are breathable to aid the healing process and flexible for comfort. All Boots plasters are hypoallergenic so they are kind to sensitive skin.
How does Elastoplast wound healing ointment work?
Elastoplast Wound Healing Ointment creates a breathable film that protects the wound from external influences while preventing the wound from drying out. This is clinically proven to promote faster wound healing and reduce the risk of scarring. The Elastoplast Wound Healing Ointment is very skin friendly.
What does Elastoplast contain?
Elastoplast Antibacterial Fabric plasters have a woundpad containing antiseptic silver to help prevent infections. The fabric plasters are suitable for covering all types of smaller wounds. The material stretches with the skin’s movements.
Is Elastoplast waterproof?
The Elastoplast Aqua Protect Strips are waterproof and will not come off while washing or showering. All Elastoplast Plastic plaster as well as the Junior plaster are water resistant.
What Colour should a waterproof plaster be?
Wash-proof plasters are the pink plasters commonly found in first aid kits. They can be used in many situations, as they are water resistant.
What is Elastoplast used for?
Elastoplast wound healing spray is used for the cleansing of acute wounds to prevent infection. It is also suitable for chronic and post-operative wound care as per doctor’s instructions. The Elastoplast Wound Spray also helps to remove crusts or clotted dressings.
Can you put cream on open wounds?
However, practicing proper sanitation and wound care techniques can help reduce the risk of infection and help promote faster healing. Minor open wounds may not require medical treatment, but using OTC antibiotic ointment will help keep the wound clean.
Does Elastoplast contain latex?
From 2021, the majority of the Elastoplast range will be 100% latex-free. This change makes Elastoplast a frontrunner in genuinely latex-free products.
How does Elastoplast flexible fabric protect a wound?
Is the Elastoplast Aqua protect fabric waterproof?
The Elastoplast Aqua Protect and Aqua Protect XL/XXL strips as well as the Fast Healing Plasters are waterproof and will not go off while washing or showering. The Elastoplast Fabric range is water-repellent.
How often to apply Elastoplast for wound healing?
Apply Elastoplast Wound Healing Ointment regularly until your wound has healed completely. Carefully apply a thin film one to two times per day. Make sure the opening of the tube does not get in contact with your wound. Repeat regularly until the healing is completed.