Antibacterial contact layer with TLC-Ag

 TLC Ag technology

Composition and properties

Urgotul® Silver is an antibacterial contact layer with TLC-Ag Technology (polyester mesh impregnated with hydrocolloid, petroleum jelly and silver particles).


  • Broad spectrum antibacterial activity, including MRSA (1)
  • 99.9% removal of biofilms after 1 day (2)
  • Pain-free dressing changes (3,4,5,6)
  • Well-tolerated (7)
  • Moist wound-healing (3,8)
  • Clinically proven in a Randomised Controlled Trial (7)


  • Non to low exuding wounds, infected or at risk of infection
  • Can be combined with an absorbent layer
  • Can be used in cavity wounds

Method of use

  • Add a secondary dressing
  • Secure with a retention bandage (K-Band, K-Lite)
  • Can be left in place for up to 7 days

Sizes available


Size NPC Code PIP Code
10 x 12 cm EKB023 329-5995
15 x 20 cm EKB024 329-6605


Clinical data available


(1) Urgo TLC Silver range, Data on file, 2008. Urgo.

(2) Desroche N. et al. Antimicrobial activities and efficacy of UrgoCell® dressings in removing and destructing bacterial biofilms. Poster presented at Harrogate, November 2008.

(3) Benbow M., Iossen G. A clinical evaluation of UrgoTul to treat acute and chronic wounds. Br J Nurs 2004: 13 (2): 105-109.

(4) Meaume S. et al. Optimizing wound care with a new lipido-colloid dressing (UrgoTul Duo) Br J Nurs 2007: 16 (6): S4-12.

(5) Smith J. et al. Evaluation of UrgoTul plus K-four compression for venous leg ulcers, Br J Nurs 2004: 13 (6): S20-28.

(6) Fays S. et al. Leg ulcers and the UrgoCell Non-Adhesive wound dressing. Br J Nurs 2005: 14 (11):S15-20.

(7) Lazareth I., Meaume S. et al. The role of silver releasing lipido-colloid contact layer in venous leg ulcers presenting inflammatory signs suggesting heavy bacterial colonisation: Results of a randomised controlled study, Wounds 2008; 20 (6): 158-166.

(8) UrgoClean® Pad and Rope. Data on file, 2012. Urgo.