Sorbact® Absorption Dressing

Bacteria- and fungi binding wound dressing

Reduces bioburden in moderately to highly exuding wounds

Sorbact® Absorption Dressing is a bacteria- and fungi binding wound dressing, based on Sorbact® Technology, for moderately to highly exuding wounds. Sorbact® Absorption Dressing absorbs and retains exudate, thereby reducing the risk of maceration. The dressing can be used in compression therapy.

Intended use

Sorbact® Absorption Dressing is intended for use in management of clean, contaminated, colonized or infected wounds with moderate to high exudate levels, such as surgical wounds, traumatic wounds, pressure ulcers, diabetic ulcers and foot and leg ulcers.

Amount of exudate

Medium High



Infection phase

Infection treatment Infection prevention

Wound type

Superficial Clean Colonized/infected

How to use

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Tweezers hold a compress on a blurred background.

Step 1

Prepare the wound according to local clinical practice.

Showing Sorbact Absorption Dressing product range. 3 different sizes and shapes.

Step 2

Select an appropriate dressing size for the wound. The wound pad should overlap the wound margins by at least 2 cm.

Two illustrated hands instructing how to open a Sorbact superabsorbent dressing package.

Step 3

Remove the dressing from the pouch using an aseptic technique.

An illustration of Sorbact absorption dressing over a wound.

Step 4

Apply the dressing. Ensure that the green contact layer comes into direct contact with the complete wound surface.

An illustrated leg and a hand holding a dressing around its ankle.

Step 5

Apply an appropriate dressing fixation.

Illustration of changing a sorbact dressing with a blurred wound in the background.

Step 6

The dressing change frequency depends on exudate levels and the overall condition of the wound and surrounding skin. Should the clinical condition allow, the dressing can be left in place for up to 7 days.

Clinicians should ensure that the product is used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions for use.

Product range

SizePcs/packRef. no.
7 x 9 cm, 2.8 x 3.5 in2098224
10 x 10 cm, 4 x 4 in2098222
10 x 10 cm, 4 x 4 in1098225
10 x 20 cm, 4 x 8 in1098223



  • Hampton S. 2007 An evaluation of the efficacy of Cutimed Sorbact in different types of non-healing wounds
    Wounds UK. 3(4):113-119
  • Kammerlander G, Locher E, et al. 2008 An investigation of Cutimed Sorbact as an antimicrobial alternative in wound management
    Wounds UK. 4(2):10-18


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