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Soft-Adherent foam dressing with TLC

Composition and properties

TLC healing matrix logoUrgoTul Absorb is a soft-adherent foam dressing with TLC. It is made of a soft-adherent TLC layer (lipido-colloid particles) combined with an absorbent foam pad and a semi-permeable backing.


Properties:UrgoTul Absorb Pack

  • Soft-adherent TLC layer = Effective healing (1,2)
  • Pain-free dressing changes (3,4)
  • Well-tolerated (3,4)
    • Moist wound-healing (5,6)
    • Increased stimulation of fibroblast proliferation by 45% (3,7)
    • Easy to apply and very conformable (3,4)
    • Greater patient compliance and acceptability (3,4, 8))
  • Absorbent pad 
    • Absorbs low to moderate levels of exudate
    • Can be used under compression (3)
  • Semi-permeable backing
    • Prevents maceration (3,8)



  • Low to moderately exuding wounds (dermabrasions, traumatic wounds, surgical wounds, skin tears…)


Method of use

  • 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 
 6 x 6 cm Non Adhesive ELA421 347-1802
 10 x 10 cm Non Adhesive ELA422 347-1810
 15 x 20 cm Non Adhesive ELA423 347-1828
 Heel 12 x 19 cm Non Adhesive ELA424 347-1836




(1) Meaume S. et al. A randomized, controlled, double-blind prospective trial with a Lipido-Colloid Technology-Nano-Oligo Saccharide Factor wound dressing in the local management of venous leg ulcers. ; Wound Rep Reg. 2012 (July/ August) vol 20 issue 4, p 500-511

(2) Schmutz JL. et al. Evaluation of the nano-oligo saccharide factor lipido-colloid matrix in the local management of venous leg ulcers: Results of a randomised controlled trial. International Wound Journal 2008; 5 (2):172-82.

(3) UrgoCell® Start TLC/UrgoCell® TLC. Data on file, 2009. Urgo.

(4) Parpex P. et al. Management of venous ulcers of the leg with “Cellosorb Micro-adherent” dressings. Results of a multicentre clinical trial. Phlébologie 2010; 63 (2): 76: 82.

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

(6) 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.

(7)  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.

(8) Schmutz. J-L. et al. Leg ulcers and the new micro-adherent absorbent dressing. Results of the qualification clinical study. Poster presented at EWMA, May 2009.