Patent Number: 6,251,424

Title: Wound dressing gel

Abstract: A gel for use in dressing a wound and a process for the manufacture of a gel are disclosed. The gel comprises a monovalent salt of a polygalacturonic, acid derivative (such as sodium pectate) a carboxy-polysaccharide (such as a monovalent salt of a carboxycellulose derivative or a monovalent salt of an alginic acid derivative) and multivalent ions providing ionic cross-links between the monovalent salt and the carboxy-polysaccharide.

Inventors: Al-Lamee; Kadem Gayad (Leeds, GB), Taktak; Yousef Samih (Matlock, GB)

Assignee: BTG International Limited

International Classification: A61L 15/16 (20060101); A61L 15/22 (20060101); A61L 15/60 (20060101); A61L 26/00 (20060101); A61K 009/70 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018