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Algidex Ag® Packing Gauze

Algidex Ag® Packing Gauze features a unique combination of ionic silver, alginate, and maltodextrin in the simplicity of a packing gauze.


DeRoyal is a U.S. based international manufacturer producing surgical supply delivery programs, surgical accessories, orthopedic supports, critical care products, negative pressure wound therapy and wound care products.
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• Reduces bacterial colonization
• Absorbs wound exudate
• Decreases wound odor
• Specially woven gauze will not ravel, lint or fray
• Provided in 5yd strips
• Can be cut to desired length
• Releases active ionic silver for broad antimicrobial effectiveness
• Convenient reclosable bottle


Algidex Ag® Packing Gauze is used for the management of "deeper" wounds that require packing, such as tunneling or undermining wounds (pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, and surgical wounds).

How Supplied/Sizing
(1/4)"x5yd, (1/2)"x5yd. 12 bottles per case.
Product features
cancel Absorptive dressing format
check_circle Alginate dressing format
cancel Antimicrobial effects up to 48 hours
check_circle Antimicrobial effects up to 3 days
cancel Antimicrobial effects up to 7 days
cancel Bacterial binding
cancel Bacterial trapping
cancel Bactericidal
check_circle Bactericidal broad-spectrum
cancel Bacteriostatic
cancel Collagen dressing format
cancel Composite dressing format
cancel Contact layer dressing format
cancel Foam dressing format
cancel Fungicidal
cancel Gauze or non-woven dressing format
cancel Gelling fiber dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (amorphous) dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (impregnated) dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (sheet) dressing format
cancel Impermeable to outside contaminants
cancel Impregnated dressing format
cancel Microbicidal
check_circle Moisture vapor permeable
check_circle Secondary dressing required
cancel Silicone-based adhesive
cancel Sporicidal
cancel Super absorbent polymers
cancel Sustained release formula
cancel Transparent film dressing format
cancel Virucidal
cancel Wound filler dressing format
Other features
check_circle Educational Material Available
check_circle Free Samples/Trials Available
cancel Published Clinical Article Available
Recommended Use

Acute Wounds
Cavity Wounds
Chronic Wounds
Deep Wounds
Dehisced Wounds
Diabetic Foot
Granulating/Epithelializing Wounds
Infected Wounds
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Palliative Wounds
Pressure Ulcers
Sloughy Wounds
Superficial Wounds
Surgical Wounds
Venous Ulcers

Mode of Use/Application

Thoroughly cleanse the wound with normal saline. Remove appropriate amount of packing gauze from bottle. Completely fill wound with packing gauze (lightly packing).
Cover with appropriate secondary dressing such as gauze, hydrocolloid, foam or film dressing. Secondary dressing selection should be based on the amount of wound drainage.

Removal & Change Frequency

Dressing may be worn up to five days or until cover dressing reaches saturation.
Remove secondary dressing and gently remove packing gauze. Thoroughly cleanse the wound to remove wound drainage or residue from Algidex Ag® Packing Gauze.
Reapply as necessary following directions above.

Additional Recommended Dressings

Select secondary wound dressing based on the amount of wound drainage.

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