TLC UrgoTul Absorb Border menu description  



UrgoTul® Absorb Border is a an absorbent foam dressing with a silicone adhesive border and the TLC healing matrix (Technology Lipido-Colloid)across the wound contact layer to optimise wound healing.


TLC at the heart, silicone at the border

Providing all the benefits of TLC (Technology Lipido Colloid)

  • Moist Wound Healing Environment (1,2)
  • Increased stimulation of fibroblast proliferation (3,4)
  • Promotes wound healing
  • Optimises reconstruction of dermis and epidermisUrgoTul Absorb Border pack
  • Improvement of surrounding skin (5)
  • Less risk of maceration
  • Clinically proven in over 36,000 patients (6)
  • Pain-free dressing change (1,7,8)
  • No trauma or disturbance to the wound bed


Structure of the absorbent and adhesive foam dressing



  • (1) Benbow M., Iossen G. A clinical evaluation of Urgotul to treat acute and chronic wounds. Br J Nurs 2004: 13(2): 105-109.
  • (2) Winter G.D. Formation of the scab and rate of epithelialisation of superficial wounds in the skin of the young domestic pig. Nature 1962; 193: 293-294.
  • (3) Bernard F.X. et al. Stimulation of the proliferation of human dermal fibroblasts in vitro by a lipido-colloid dressing J Wound Care 2005; 14 (5): 215-220.
  • (4) Urgotul®. Data on file, 2010. Urgo.
  • (5) Fays S. et al. Leg ulcers and the Urgocell Non-Adhesive wound dressing. Br J Nurs 2005: 14 (11):S15-20.
  • (6) White R., Cowan T., Glover D. Supporting evidence based practice: a clinical review of TLC technology. Published in JWC, March 2011.
  • (7) Smith J. et al. Evaluation of Urgotul plus K-four compression for venous leg ulcers, Br J Nurs 2004: 13 (6): S20-28.
  • (8) Meaume S., Téot L. et al. The importance of pain reduction through dressing selection in routine wound management. Journal of Wound Care, 2004; 13 (10).
  • (9) IMS Wounds Data. Units split Period January 2013 - December 2013. (Mepilex Border, Allevyn Gentle Border, Allevyn Life, Allevyn Adhesive, Biatain Silicone, Aquacel Adhesive Border, Tegaderm Adhesive Border).