Sorbact® Ribbon Gauze

Bacteria- and fungi binding ribbon gauze

Reduces bioburden in cavities and fistulas

Sorbact® Ribbon Gauze is a bacteria- and fungi binding wound dressing, based on Sorbact® Technology, suitable for cavities and fistulas. It is suitable as a wound filler and allows the passage of wound exudate into a secondary dressing. The dressing helps reducing odor and pain and can improve healing. Sorbact® Ribbon Gauze can also be placed in skin folds to treat fungal infections (intertrigo).

Intended use

Sorbact® Ribbon Gauze is intended for use in the management of clean, contaminated, colonized or infected exuding wounds, such as cavity wounds and fistulas. Sorbact® Ribbon Gauze is also intended for use in fungal infections (intertrigo) in skin folds.

Read about Sorbact® Ribbon Gauze for fungal infections in skin folds


Superficial Deep

Infection phase

Infection prevention Infection treatment

Wound type

Clean Colonized/infected Superficial Cavities Fistulas

How to use

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Step 1

Prepare the affected area according to local clinical practice.

Showing Sorbact Ribbon Gauze product range. 3 different sizes and shapes.

Step 2

Select an appropriate dressing size for the wound. The dressing may overlap the wound margins if needed.

Two illustrated hands instructing how to open a Sorbact ribbon gauze package.

Step 3

Remove the dressing from the pouch using an aseptic technique.

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Step 4

If cutting the dressing, cut across using an aseptic technique. Discard any open and unused dressing.

Two illustrated hands showing how to apply Sorbact ribbon gauze in a wound.

Step 5

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

Two illustrated hands showing how to apply Sorbact ribbon gauze in a wound.

Step 6

Line/fill the cavity or fistula. Avoid dense packing. Always leave a part of the dressing sticking out so that it can be easily removed. If cutting the dressing it is recommended to leave the cut end outside the cavity and fistula to avoid residual threads in the wound.

Illustration of Sorbact dressing on a body.

Step 7

Apply an appropriate secondary dressing.

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Step 8

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.
1 x 50 cm, 0.4 x 19.5 in2098118
2 x 50 cm, 0.8 x 19.5 in2098121
5 x 200 cm, 2 x 78 in1098120
10 x 200 cm, 4 x 78 in1098119



  • 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
  • Romain B, Mielcarek M, et al. 2020 Dialkylcarbamoyl chloride-coated versus alginate dressings after pilonidal sinus excision: a randomized clinical trial (SORKYSA study)
    BJS Open. 4(2):225-231


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