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Biatain® Alginate

Biatain® Alginate is a highly-absorbent alginate dressing for moderately to heavily exuding wounds. Consists of calcium alginate and carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) and converts to a soft, cohesive gel upon contact with exudate.

Coloplast Corp.

Coloplast's mission is to make life easier for people with intimate health care needs. Globally, their business areas include ostomy care, continence care, wound and skin care, interventional urology and voice and respiratory care.
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• Recommended for cavity filling
• One-piece removal


Biatain® Alginate wound dressing is indicated for the following moderate to heavily exuding chronic and acute wounds; pressure injuries, venous and arterial leg ulcers, diabetic ulcers, cavity wounds, lacerations, skin abrasions, graft and donor sites, post-operative surgical wounds, as well as first- and second-degree burns.


Do not use on patients with a known sensitivity towards alginates or carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC). Not intended to control heavy bleeding.

Warnings and Precautions

Do not re-use in whole or in part, as it may compromise sterility and/or the performance of the dressing.
Do not use on dry or lightly exuding wounds.
For use under guidance of a health care professional.
Must not be ingested and must be kept away from children and animals.

How Supplied/Sizing
2"x2", 4"x4", 6"x6". Rope: 1"x17(1/2)".
Product features
cancel Antimicrobial format available
check_circle Conforms readily to wound
check_circle Cuttable
check_circle Flexible
check_circle Hemostatic
check_circle Intact when saturated
cancel Moisture vapor permeable
cancel Moldable
check_circle One-piece removal
check_circle Rope
check_circle Secondary dressing required
cancel Usable on infected wounds
check_circle Variety of sizes
Other features
check_circle Educational Material Available
check_circle Free Samples/Trials Available
check_circle Published Clinical Article Available
Removal & Change Frequency

Can remain in place up to 7 days. Dressing change frequency will depend on wound condition and the level of exudate.

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