It is leno weave cotton gauze which has been impregnated with an ointment having petroleum jelly (soft paraffin) containing 0.5% w/w Chlorhexidine Acetate B.P. covered between two vegetable parchment papers and packed in a peel able pouch and Gamma irradiated to sterilize it.
Intended Use : It is for use as topical treatment only. It is indicated for a wide range of wounds where there is a risk of infection, or on already infected wounds in conjuction with systemic antibacterials. The range of wounds on which the dressing may be used include :