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Smith & Nephew, Inc. (USA)

  • “Acticoat* (with SILCRYST™ Nanocrystals) Dressings offer powerful antimicrobial barrier protection. Only Acticoat maintains safe bactericidal concentrations of silver with patented nanocrystalline technology.”
  • “Acticoat* Moisture Control (with SILCRYST™ Nanocrystals) is an absorbent 3-layer dressing consisting of the following: A nanocrystalline silver-coated polyurethane layer, a white polyurethane foam layer and a blue waterproof polyurethane film layer.”
  • Moisture Control system received FDA approval in May 2005

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