Askina® Calgitrol® Thin

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Silver alginate dressings

Askina® Calgitrol®THIN is a thin layer ofionic silver alginate matrix. Soft and comfortable, it is well adapted for deep and difficult-to-dress wounds.


  • Broad antimicrobial effectiveness(1)
  • Immediate availability of silver ions(2)
  • Sustained controlled release to the wound bed during use of the dressing(2)
  • Tolerable and antimicrobially efficient(3)
  • Easy to use and comfortable(4)
  • No activation needed: ready to use


(1) Instruction for use: Askina® Calgitrol®Ag, Askina® Calgitrol® THIN, Askina® Calgitrol® Paste.

(2) Opasanon S, Magnette A, Meuleniere F, Harding K. Askina® Calgitrol® Made Easy. Wounds Internation 2012; 3(1). Available from

(3) TrialC, Darbas H, Lavigne J-P, Sotto A, Simoneau G, Tillet Y, et al. Assessment of the antimicrobial effectiveness of a new silver alginate wound dressing: a RCT. J Wound Care. 2012 Jan; 19(1):20-6.

(4) Wounds International. Using Askina® Calgitrol® Paste for the treatment of diabetic foot infection: case studies. London: Wounds International 3012. Available from


Askina® Calgitrol® THIN is indicated for the management of partial to full thickness wounds, stage I-IV pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, second degree burns and donor sites.

It is indicated for external use only and may be used in the management of infected wounds under medical supervision at the discretion of the physician.

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Askina® Calgitrol® Thin

Ordering information:

Askina® Calgitrol Thin Size Pieces/box Article number
  5 cm x 5 cm 10 6205510
  10 cm x 10 cm
10 6201010
  10 cm x 20 cm
10 6202110
  20 cm x 20 cm
10 6202010
  20 cm x 40 cm
3 6202403
  30 cm x 30 cm
3 6203003
  40 cm x 40 cm 3 6204003


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