Smith & Nephew Skin Prep Protectants
Smith & Nephew Skin Prep Protectants

Smith & Nephew Skin Prep Protectants

Brand/Manufacturer: SMITH & NEPHEW
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  • FSA Approved

Smith & Nephew Skin Prep Protectants are liquid film-forming protectants that, upon application to intact skin, form a protective film to help reduce friction during removal of tapes and films. They can also be used to prepare skin attachment sites for drainage tubes, external catheters, surrounding ostomy sites and adhesive dressings. Skin Prep apply easily, even on awkward areas such as elbows, knees and heels.

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
420200 4fl oz, Protective Spray Each $1.55
$25.45
$15.45
420200 4fl oz, Protective Spray 12/Pack $18.16
$239.99
$181.55
420400 Protective Wipes 50/Pack $0.92
$15.72
$9.17
420400 Protective Wipes 50/Pack, 20Pk/Case $15.10
$216.99
$150.95

Features

  • Smith & Nephew Skin Prep Protectants help tape and film adhesion
  • Fast and easy to use, only one coat is required, so less product is used per application
  • Remove easily using skin cleanser or soap and water, so unsanitary residue is not left in or around the wound area
  • Move naturally with patient skin and would not crack or peel
  • Allow skin to "breathe" so tapes and films adhere better
  • May increase intervals between dressing changes
  • Pediatrician tested
  • Indications:
    - Apply as a coating to prepare the skin for adhesives
    - Provide a protective interface that may reduce friction during the removal of tape
    - For skin attachment sites: drainage tubes, external catheters, surrounding ostomy sites and other adhesive dressings
    - For use in sensitive stoma areas as a skin protectant
    - May reduce irritation from contact with body wastes and stoma fluid
    - Form a protective film on skin which may reduce exposure to urine and feces
    - Note: Skin Prep should only be used on intact skin

More Information

  • Application Instructions:
    Step 1:
    Skin should be clean and dry prior to application of Skin Prep.
    Step 2: Apply a uniform coating over entire area you wish to protect, i.e., around stoma, under dressing, catheter site, etc.
    Step 3: Skin Prep will dry in approximately 30 seconds. If you miss an area that you intended to cover, wait until the original area of application has dried, then reapply to the missed area.
    Step 4: For maximum protection, an optional second coating of Skin Prep may be applied and allowed to dry before covering area with dressing or other adhesive product.
    Step 5: If Skin Prep is applied to an area with skin folds or other skin-to-skin contact, make sure that skin-contact areas are separated to allow the coating to thoroughly dry before returning to normal position. 
  • Removal Instructions:
    Step 1:
    The removal of adhesive products may also remove Skin Prep, so reapplication is necessary any time that adhesive products are changed.
    Step 2: Removal of Skin Prep is not necessary before reapplication. Clean and dry the area and apply fresh Skin Prep as directed above.
  • Precautions:
    -
    For external use only
    - Keep out of the reach of children
    - Avoid contact with eyes
    - In the case of accidental contact, flush eyes well with water
    - Do not apply directly to open wounds or in deep puncture wounds
    - Should redness or other signs of irritation appear, discontinue use

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