Patent Number: 6,168,800

Title: Antimcrobial multi-layer island dressing

Abstract: An antimicrobial multi-layer island dressing including an inner absorbent assembly having a first layer comprising a wound contacting non-absorbent, non-adhering porous polymeric film which is impregnated with a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent, a second layer comprising a semipermeable continuous polymeric film joined to the first layer to form a sealed interior reservoir compartment, an absorbent material positioned within the interior reservoir compartment to collect discharged exudate from a wound, and an outer layer extending beyond the peripheral edges of the inner absorbent assembly, the outer layer having at least a portion coated with an adhesive material for adhering the island dressing to the wound area. The preferred antimicrobial agent is 2,4,4'-trichloro-2'-hydroxydiphenyl ether and may be present in an amount from about 0.01 to about 25 percent by weight of film material.

Inventors: Dobos; John A. (East Amherst, NY), Mabry; Ronald D. (Orchard Park, NY)

Assignee: Medwrap Corporation

International Classification: A61L 15/24 (20060101); A61L 15/26 (20060101); A61L 15/42 (20060101); A61L 15/16 (20060101); A61F 13/02 (20060101); A61F 13/00 (20060101); A61F 013/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018