Sorbact® Gel Dressing

Bacteria- and fungi binding wound contact layer

Reduces bioburden in dry to low-exuding wounds

A bacteria- and fungi binding wound contact layer, based on Sorbact® Technology, covered with a water-based gel. Sorbact® Gel Dressing donates moisture, enables a moist wound environment and facilitates autolytic debridement.


Intended use

Sorbact® Gel Dressing is intended for use in management of clean, contaminated, colonized or infected wounds with dry to low exudate levels, such as traumatic wounds, burns, cavity wounds, fistulas, pressure ulcers, diabetic ulcers and foot and leg ulcers.*

*Note precautions for Sorbact® Gel dressing in IFU

Amount of exudate

Dry/None Low


Superficial Deep

Infection phase

Infection treatment Infection prevention

Wound type

Clean Colonized/infected Superficial Cavities Fistulas Dry/fibrinous

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 Gel Dressing product range. 5 different sizes and shapes

Step 2

Select an appropriate dressing size for the wound.

Two illustrated hands opening a Sorbact gel dressing package.

Step 3

Remove the dressing from the pouch using an aseptic technique.

An illustrated scissors on a blurred background.

Step 4

If cutting the dressing, use an aseptic technique. Discard any open and unused dressing.

Two illustrated hands putting on Sorbact gel dressing on a leg.

Step 5

Apply the dressing. Ensure that the dressing comes into direct contact with the complete wound surface. The dressing should not overlap the surrounding skin.

An illustrated hand applaying sorbact gel dressing onto a wound.

Step 6

In cavity wounds and fistulas, always leave part of the dressing sticking out so that it can be easily removed.

Two illustrated hands putting on Sorbact gel dressing on a leg.

Step 7

Apply an appropriate secondary dressing.

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

Step 8

The dressing change frequency depends on exudate levels and 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.
7.5 x 7.5 cm, 3 x 3 in1098136
7.5 x 15 cm, 3 x 6 in1098137
3 x 15 cm, 1.2 x 6 in1098139
15 x 20 cm, 6 x 8 in598180
20 x 25 cm, 8 x 10 in598181



  • Stephen-Haynes J, Leak K, et al. 2010 Cutimed® Siltec foam and Cutimed® Sorbact® gel dressings: a clinical audit
    Wounds UK. 6(1):130-136
  • Choi JS, Lee JH, et al. 2015 Hydrogel-impregnated dressings for graft fixation: A case series
    J Wound Care. 24(7):326-328


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