This product can be used under compression bandages. Because it contains alginate, it assists in supporting the control of minor bleeding in superficial wounds. Suitable for use, under medical supervision on wounds that are critically colonized. Indicated for external use only. Absorbs up to 45% more than market leading silver hydrofiber dressing. High fiber strength allows removal in one piece. Rapid and sustained antimicrobial effect. Sustained silver release up to 4 days.