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Tegaderm™ CHG
Design: Integrated Chlohexidine Gluconate (CHG) gel pad with transparent dressing
  • Easy to use
  • Large coverage area
  • One step application improves efficiency, reduces potential for errors
  • Allows continuous view of insertion site
  • Absorbs light-to-moderate drainage: up to eight times its weight in saline, three times its weight in blood
About CHG:
  • Proven antimicrobial agent in presence of blood, fluid and other organic matter
  • Used worldwide for over 50 years
  • Safe, little evidence of emerging resistance
Did You Know?
As of April 30, 2009, all Ontario hospitals are required to post quarterly CLA-BSI rates publically.
Each Tegaderm™ CHG Dressing has five key components
Sterile tape strips (2)
Pre-cut sterile tape strips for anchoring hubs, lumens or tubing offer convenience and versatility.
Tegaderm™ Film
This semi-permeable polyurethane film is the same as standard Tegaderm™ Film Dressings.
Catheter Securement
Gel pad conforms around catheter, helping provide catheter securement
Gel pad
An adhesive gel pad made from water, polymers and 2% chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) as the active antimicrobial agent.
Notched soft cloth border
Reinforced borders and notches are designed to reduce edge lift, create a better seal around the catheter, and provide comfort and dressing durability.
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