Cutimed® PROTECT Foam Applicator

Cutimed PROTECT Foam Applicator is a skin protectant. A liquid with a foam sponge applicator, it forms a durable, waterproof barrier film, protecting the skin from adhesives, shearing forces, and bodily fluids. For use on intact or irritated skin.

  • Waterproof barrier
  • Protective barrier
  • Flexes with movement of the skin

Intended Purpose

Cutimed PROTECT Foam Applicator is supplied as a liquid and intended for use as a film-forming product. When applied to intact or irritated skin, the product forms a durable, waterproof barrier that works as a protective shield between the skin and bodily waste, fluids, adhesive products and shearing forces. The product is designed to serve as a primary barrier against irritation from bodily fluids.

Wear time: Provides a barrier for up to 96 hours.

Product benefits

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Waterproof barrier

Cutimed PROTECT forms a waterproof barrier, making it ideal for protection from bodily fluids.
Shield demonstrating that this product protects.

Protective barrier

Cutimed PROTECT protects intact or irritated skin from irritation caused by adhesives, wound fluids, or incontinence (urine or feces).
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Flexes with movement of the skin

The film formed is flexible and will not crack, so it remains an effective moisture barrier.
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The moisture barrier lasts for up to 96 hours.
Product being removed.

Easy to remove

The barrier film that can be easily removed with most medical adhesive removers.

How to

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1. Clean and dry the affected area before applying Cutimed PROTECT Foam Applicator.
2. & 3. Remove foam applicator from sachet and apply a uniform coating of film over affected area.
4. If an area is missed during the first application, allow Cutimed PROTECT Foam to dry (approximately 30 seconds) and then apply again only to the desired area.
When applying Cutimed PROTECT Foam Applicator to areas with skin folds or areas where skin touches skin, make sure that these areas are sufficiently exposed to air to allow the film to fully dry.
5. Using the product under adhesive tape, dressings or devices:
A: allow Cutimed PROTECT Foam to fully dry before covering the area with dressing or adhesive products.
B: Cutimed PROTECT Foam Applicator needs to be re-applied each time the dressing and/or adhesive products is/are changed; most adhesives will remove the barrier film.
Using the product for protection from body fluids, faeces or urine etc. without other adhesive products being applied to the skin:
A: it is recommended to re-apply Cutimed PROTECT Foam Applicator every 24–96 hours, depending on how often the area is cleaned.
B: in extreme cases (e.g. chronic diarrhoea) which involves very frequent skin cleansing, it may be necessary to re-apply the product more frequently (i.e. every 12–24 hours).
How to remove
If desired, the film can be removed with most medical adhesive removers following the directions of the manufacturer.

For detailed product information, including indications for use, contraindications, precautions and warnings, please consult the product’s Instructions for Use (IFU).

Product specifications

Essity Product Code
Pack Quantity
PIP Code
Cutimed® PROTECT Foam Applicator 7265400 5 1 ELY397 369-4890
Cutimed® PROTECT Foam Applicator 7265401 25 1 ELY468
Cutimed® PROTECT Foam Applicator 7265402 5 1 ELY399 369-4908
Cutimed® PROTECT Foam Applicator 7265403 25 1 ELY469

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Instruction for use

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Cutimed IFUs