Vliwaktiv® Ag

Absorbent Activated Charcoal Dressing, rope with silver

Vliwaktiv Ag combines the odour-binding characteristics of activated charcoal with the antimicorbial action of the silver. Available as absorbent dressing and rope. The product is suitable for the treatment of critically colonized wounds, infected and/or offensive smelling wounds and wounds with an increased risk of infection.

Product composition

Activated charcoal fibres impregnated with silver, polyester/polyethylene
The absorbent dressing also contains: polypropylene, cellulose, hotmelt adhesive (synthetic polymer with resins and waxes)


absorbent dressing



Vliwaktiv Ag

sterile, individually sealed
Dimensions (cm)REFShipping units
Activated Charcoal Rope with Silver
6.5 x 102070010/300
10 x 102070110/300
10 x 152070210/340
Absorbent Activated Charcoal Dressing with Silver
10 x 102070510/150
10 x 202070610/110
20 x 202070710/130

Fields of application

  • for critically colonized and infected and/or offensive smelling wounds
  • for wounds at higher risk of infection
  • Absorbent dressing:
    • for heavily exuding superficial wounds
  • Rope:
    • for packing deep wounds
    • as wound dressing for superficial wounds


  • binds wound odour and wound exudate
  • due to the silver component (Ag) has an antibacterial effect
  • retains endotoxins

To note

  • do not cut because activated charcoal particles could get into the wound