ReliaTect® Post-Op Dressing with CHG

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What is ReliaTect?

ReliaTect is a sterile, post-operative dressing consisting of a polyurethane film, coated with a transparent chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) acrylic adhesive.

Use of ReliaTect offers the following benefits:

  • 99% (4-log) reduction of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria and yeast for up to 7 days
  • Visualization of the incision for monitoring without dressing removal
  • Waterproof
  • Absorption of light-to-moderate exudate, blood, and perspiration
  • Easy application
  • Thin profile conforms to body contours
  • Non-irritating, non-cytotoxic, and non-sensitizing

Instructions for Use

Protect incisions from contamination in five easy steps:

Remove: Remove the dressing from the pouch using aseptic technique.

Peel: Starting at the extended white tab, peel the bottom liner from the back of the dressing until the liner reaches a fold, exposing part of the adhesive surface.

Hold: Hold the dressing by the extended white tab with one hand, and use the other hand to hold the partially removed liner back along with the other half of the dressing to keep the exposed adhesive area clear for visibility during placement.

Apply: Apply the exposed adhesive area over the site and smooth dressing into place.

Break: Break off the extended white tab at the dotted line and discard it. Document the dressing change in accordance with facility protocols. The date strip on the dressing may be utilized for this purpose.

For best results, use Detachol Adhesive Remover for removal.

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Product Resources

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    Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG)

    Provides 99.99% (4-log) reduction of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria and yeast for up to 7 days(1)

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    Allows visualization of the incision to support best post-op assessment practices that may reduce frequency and costs of unnecessary dressing changes(1)

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    Patients can shower confidently knowing their incision site is protected

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    Manages light-to-moderate exudate and drainage within a thin, conformable film for use on an array of post-op sites(1)

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    Non-Woven Border

    Facilitates dressing application and provides additional securement during wear

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Ordering Information

Product SKUs 0496-0567-05 0496-0568-05
Size 8 cm x 15 cm 10 cm x 25 cm
Packer Qty Carton of 5 Carton of 5

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[1] Data on file. Avery Dennison Corporation.