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DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressing

DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressing can be used for hard-to-dress areas. Features a wide outer border that does not require additional taping.


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• Promotes granulation and facilitates autolytic debridement
• Can be easily and gently molded into place
• Can be worn for up to seven days


DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressing is indicated for use on dermal ulcers, including full-thickness wounds, pressure injuries (stages 1-4), leg ulcers, superficial wounds (e.g., minor abrasions), second-degree burns and donor sites


Contraindicated for use on individuals with a known sensitivity to the dressing or its components.

Warnings and Precautions

DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressings is not recommended for use on third-degree burns. When used on dermal ulcers:

  1. Initial use of this product should be under the direction of a health professional.
  2. DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressing only provides local management of the wound site. In pressure injury care, other aspects such as repositioning of the patient and nutritional support should not be neglected. In leg ulcer care, lack of adequate rest in patients with vascular (arterial or venous) insufficiency can increase the amount of local edema and hinder healing.
  3. Deeper tissue damage may have already occurred under an apparent superficial dermal ulcer. When using any occlusive dressing in the presence of necrotic material, the wound may increase in size and depth during the initial phase of management as the necrotic debris is cleaned away. Leg ulcers resulting from vasculitis may rapidly deteriorate during exacerbation of the underlying disorder.

Odor: Wounds, particularly those that are large or necrotic, are often accompanied by a disagreeable odor; however, this is not necessarily indicative of infection. The odor should disappear when the wound is cleansed.

Infection: If signs of clinical infection should develop, such as uncharacteristic odor or change in the color of the exudate, fever or cellulitis (tenderness and erythema in the area of the wound), a bacterial culture of the wound site should be taken. If clinical signs of infection are present, appropriate medical treatment should be initiated. DuoDERM® dressings may be continued during the treatment at the discretion of the clinician.

Granulation: Excessive granulation tissue may develop in some wounds when using occlusive dressings.

How Supplied/Sizing
Square: 4"x4" (2(1/2)"x2(1/2)" pad), 5(1/2)"x5(1/2)" (4"x4" pad), 8"x8" (6"x6" pad). Triangle: 6"x7" (4"x5" pad), 8"x9" (6"x7" pad).
Product features
check_circle Adhesive border
cancel Antimicrobial format available
check_circle Conforms readily to wound
cancel Cuttable
cancel Freeze-dried
check_circle Gels on contact w/ exudate
check_circle Impermeable to outside contaminants
check_circle Moldable
check_circle One-piece removal
cancel Paste
check_circle Self-adhering
check_circle Variety of sizes
Other features
check_circle Educational Material Available
check_circle Free Samples/Trials Available
cancel Published Clinical Article Available
Recommended Use

Dermal Ulcers
Donor Sites
Leg Ulcers
Pressure Ulcers
Second-Degree Burns
Superficial Wounds

Mode of Use/Application

DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressings is sterile and should be handled appropriately. Choose a size that allows the DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressing to extend beyond the wound margin by at least 1(1/4)", covering all unhealthy tissue. Cleanse the wound according to hospital practice. Irrigate with saline and dry the surrounding skin to ensure it is free of any greasy substance. Use of the dressings helps facilitate the liquefaction and removal of dead tissue; however, eschar that is particularly thick or fused to the wound margins should be removed prior to application of the dressing.

Removal & Change Frequency

Press down on the skin and carefully lift an edge of the dressing. Continue around until all edges are free. Repeat cleansing procedure. It is unnecessary to remove all residual dressing material from the surrounding skin. Leave the dressing in place (not more than seven days) unless it is uncomfortable, leaking or there are clinical signs of infection.

Additional Recommended Dressings

DuoDERM® Gel or DuoDERM® Hydroactive® Granules may be used with this dressing. See the instructions for use with each product.

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