Sorbact® Foam Gentle Border

Bacteria- and fungi binding foam dressing with soft silicone border

The atraumatic all-in-one dressing that reduces bioburden

Sorbact® Foam Gentle Border is a bacteria- and fungi binding wound dressing, based on Sorbact® Technology, for moderately exuding wounds. Sorbact® Foam Gentle Border absorbs and retains exudate, thereby reducing the risk of maceration and enabling a moist wound environment. A dressing with soft, adhesive silicone borders that enables atraumatic dressing changes. Showerproof and breathable backing film.

  • Illustration of Sorbact foam gentle border dressing layers in detail.
    Layer details
    Illustration of Sorbact foam gentle border dressing layers in detail.
    1. Showerproof and breathable backing film protects against external contamination and allows excess fluid to evaporate
    2. Skin friendly soft adhesive silicone borders for atraumatic dressing changes – can be reapplied for adjustment without loss of adhesion
    3. Absorption pad, absorbs and retains exudate to reduce the risk of maceration
    4. Sorbact® wound contact layer for bioburden reduction

Intended use

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

Amount of exudate




Infection phase

Infection treatment Infection prevention

Wound type

Surgical incisions Clean Colonized/infected Superficial

How to use

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Step 1

Prepare the wound according to local clinical practice. Ensure that the surrounding skin is clean and dry.

Showing Sorbact Foam Gentle Border 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 1 cm to minimize the risk of maceration.

Two illustrated hands opening a Sorbact foam gentle border dressing.

Step 3

Remove the dressing from the pouch using an aseptic technique.

Two illustrated hands opening a Sorbact foam gentle border dressing.

Step 4

Remove the protective film from the wound contact side of the dressing.

Two illustrated hands that instruct how to put on Sorbact foam gentle border on a leg.

Step 5

Apply the dressing. Do not stretch. Ensure that the green wound contact layer comes into direct contact with the complete wound surface.

Two illustrated hands putting on Sorbact foam gentle border on a leg.

Step 6

Gently press the borders against the surrounding skin. If necessary, the dressing can be adjusted and reapplied.

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

Step 7

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

SizePad sizePcs/packRef. no.
7.5 x 7.5 cm, 3 x 3 in3.5 x 3.5 cm, 1.4 x 1.4 in1098531
10 x 10 cm, 4 x 4 in5 x 5 cm, 2 x 2 in1098532
15 x 15 cm, 6 x 6 in10.5 x 10.5 cm, 4.1 x 4.1 in1098533



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