Xeroform Impregnated Gauze is a sterile non-adhering primary dressing with 3% Xeroform (Bismuth Tribromophenate) and USP Petrolatum in a blend on a fine mesh gauze. Xeroform Gauze is packaged in convenient peel-open tamper proof packages. Xeroform Gauze is: MEDICATED, mildly deodorizing and it’s bacteriostatic properties inhibit the growth of bacteria in the wound. NON-ADHERING and a compfortable, soothing hypoallergenic dressing, Xeroform it clings and conforms to the wound without sticking. Occlusive Xeroform Gauze inhibits the loss of body fluids and helps to protect the wound site from contamination. A single layer provides effective coverage. Xeroform has a deodorizing and medicating property that is an ideal dressing for all types of open wounds (cancer resections – burns – donor sites – colostomies – urological – proctological procedures – and all surgical incisions. Can be applied to a non-draining or lightly draining wound. Xeroform Gauze dressings provide a moist environment that is conducive to wound healing.