Smith & Nephew Acticoat Flex 3 Antimicrobial Barrier Dressing

Smith & Nephew Acticoat Flex 3 Antimicrobial Barrier Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: SMITH & NEPHEW
  • FSA Approved

Smith & Nephew Acticoat Flex 3 Antimicrobial Barrier Dressing with Silcryst Nanocrystals consists of a flexible, low adherent polyester layer coated with Nanocrystalline Silver. It is a highly conformable dressing that follows the body contours to maintain contact with the wound surface. The low adherent properties of the dressing help minimize wound trauma at dressing changes.

Item # Desc Pkg Price
66800402 2" x 2" Each
66800402 2" x 2" 5/Pack
66800406 4" x 4" Each
66800406 4" x 4" 12/Pack
66800406 4" x 4" 48/Case
66800417 4" x 8" Each
66800418 8" x 16" 6/Pack

Smith And Nephew Acticoat Barrier Dressing Features

  • Soft and conformable
  • Nanocrystalline coating of pure silver delivers antimicrobial barrier activity within 30 minutes
  • Compatible as a wound contact layer with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) for a period of up to 3 days
  • Open weave structure facilitates the passage of fluid through the dressing and wicks away excess exudate
  • Polyester substrate helps manage moisture level and control silver release
  • Effective barrier which may assist in preventing contamination of the wound
  • Versatile dressing that can be cut to the desired shape and size to wrap around all body parts
  • Sustained release of silver also means fewer dressing changes, resulting in less exposure of the wound bed to the environment
  • Provides potent, fast-acting, and long-lasting antimicrobial barrier control
  • Easy to apply and remove
  • Provides 3-day wear time
  • Indications:
    For use in partial and full-thickness wound including:
    • first- and second-degree burns
    • covering of graft sites
    • pressure ulcers
    • venous stasis ulcers
    • diabetic ulcers
    • surgical sites


Acticoat Absorbent Dressing Instructions

Acticoat Dressing Instructions are as follows
  • Cleanse the wound using conventional, non-oil-based techniques and leave wound moist 
  • Remove the dressing from the package and cut to shape as necessary 
  • Moisten ACTICOAT Flex 3 Antimicrobial Dressing with sterile water or tap water 
  • Do not use saline if possible 
  • Apply the dressing to the wound surface (either side down) and secure with an appropriate secondary dressing that will maintain a moist environment 
  • The dressing should be kept moist, but not so wet that tissue maceration occurs 
  • Examine the dressing to ensure a moist environment is being maintained - Change the dressing depending on the amount of exudate and the condition of the wound 
  • If the dressing dries and adheres to the wound, moisten or soak the dressing prior to removal
  • Avoid forceful removal and disruption of the healing wound

  • For external use only 
  • Protect from light 
  • Not compatible with oil-based products, such as petrolatum 
  • Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels during electronic measurements, e.g. EEG, ECG 
  • If reddening or sensitization occurs, discontinue use
  • Do not use contents if package is opened or damaged 
  • Not intended for use on third-degree burns 
  • Only use on premature infants (less than 37 weeks gestation) when the clinical benefits outweigh the potential risks 
  • Not intended to provide sole treatment for infected wounds. May be used on infected wounds which are being managed per local clinical protocols

  • Do not use on patients with a known sensitivity to silver 
  • Do not use on patients during Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) examination 
  • Prior to administrating radiation therapy, remove Acticoat Flex 3. A new dressing may be applied following each treatment 

What to buy with Acticoat Flex 3 Antimicrobial Dressing?

Customer Reviews

Please enter your and your friends email address below.
Fields marked with * are compulsory

Submit Cancel
The selected product information has been successfully emailed to your friend.

Thank you for using