Sorbact® Surgical Dressing

Bacteria- and fungi binding dressing

Reduces bioburden in dry to low exuding wounds

Sorbact® Surgical Dressing is a bacteria- and fungi binding wound dressing, based on Sorbact® Technology, for dry to low exuding wounds. It absorbs and retains exudate and enables a moist wound environment. The waterproof backing film provides protection against external contamination and allows excess fluid to evaporate.

  • Illustration of Sorbact sugical dressing layers in detail.
    Layer details
    Illustration of Sorbact sugical dressing layers in detail.
    1. Stabilizing film, plastic with blue line to facilitate application
    2. Showerproof and breathable polyurethane backing film with acrylic adhesive, protects against external contamination and allows excess fluid to evaporate
    3. Absorbent pad
    4. Sorbact® wound contact layer for bioburden reduction
    5. Protective liner to unfold lengthwise

Intended use

Sorbact® Surgical Dressing is intended for use in the management of clean, contaminated, colonized or infected dry to low exuding wounds, such as surgical wounds and traumatic wounds, e.g. lacerations, cuts and abrasions.

Amount of exudate

Dry/None Low



Infection phase

Infection prevention Infection treatment

Wound type

Surgical incisions Clean Colonized/infected Superficial

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. Ensure that the surrounding skin is clean and dry.

Several Sorbact Surgical Dressing on gray surface.

Step 2

Select an appropriate dressing size for the wound.

Two hands remove sorbact surgical dressing from pouch

Step 3

Remove the dressing from the pouch using an aseptic technique.

Two hands remove protective film from sorbact surgical dressing

Step 4

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

Two hand apply the Sorbact surgical dressing on an abdomen.

Step 5

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

Two illustrated hands instruction how to apply Sorbact surgical dressing on an abdomen.

Step 6

Press the borders to the surrounding skin.

Two illustrated hands instruction how to apply Sorbact surgical dressing on a abdomen.

Step 7

Remove the stabilizing film on top. Start at the blue marker.

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

Step 8

The dressing change frequency depends on exudate levels and the overall condition of the wound and the surrounding area. 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.
5 x 7.2 cm, 2 x 2.8 in2.8 x 3.8 cm, 1.1 x 1.5 in10098140
8 x 10 cm, 3 x 4 in4 x 6.5 cm, 1.6 x 2.6 in2098141
8 x 15 cm, 3 x 6 in4 x 11 cm, 1.6 x 4.3 in2098142
10 x 20 cm, 4 x 8 in5 x 15 cm, 2 x 6 in2098143
10 x 25 cm, 4 x 10 in5 x 20 cm, 2 x 8 in2098144
10 x 30 cm, 4 x 12 in5 x 25 cm, 2 x 10 in2098145
10 x 35 cm, 4 x 14 in5 x 30 cm, 2 x 12 in2098146



  • Totty JP, Hitchman LH, et al. 2019 A pilot feasibility randomised clinical trial comparing dialkylcarbamoylchloride-coated dressings versus standard care for the primary prevention of surgical site infection
    Int Wound J. 16(4):1-8
  • Stanirowski PJ, Davies H, et al. 2019 Cost-effectiveness of a bacterial-binding dressing to prevent surgical site infection following caesarean section
    J Wound Care. 28(4):222-228
  • Totty JP, Bua N, et al. 2017 Dialkylcarbamoyl chloride (DACC)-coated dressings in the management and prevention of wound infection: A systematic review
    J Wound Care. 26(3):107-114
  • Bua N, Smith GE, et al. 2017 Dialkylcarbamoyl Chloride Dressings in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections after Nonimplant Vascular Surgery
    Ann Vasc Surg. 44:387-392
  • Stanirowski PJ, Kociszewska A, et al. 2016 Dialkylcarbamoyl chloride-impregnated dressing for the prevention of surgical site infection in women undergoing cesarean section: a pilot study
    Arch Med Sci. 12(5):1036-1042
  • Stanirowski PJ, Bizoń M, et al. 2016 Randomized controlled trial evaluating dialkylcarbamoyl chloride impregnated dressings for the prevention of surgical site infections in adult women undergoing cesarean section
    Surg Infect (Larchmt). 17(4):427-435


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