Cutimed® Gelling Fiber

is a soft, conformable CMC dressing (sodium carboxymethylcellulose) with enhanced fibers for strengthening. It absorbs wound fluid and transforms into a soft gel, maintaining a moist environment to support the body’s healing process. It helps in the removal of non-viable tissue from the wound without damaging newly formed tissue.

  • Easy removal

  • Adapts to wound bed 
  • Effective moisture balance  

Intended Purpose

Unter medical supervision, it is intended to cover moderately to highly exuding wounds and to absorb exudate. Furthermore, also dry wounds can be treated. Cutimed Gelling Fiber can be used for the local treatment of leg ulcers, pressure ulcers (stage II-IV) and diabetic ulcers, surgical wounds (e.g. post-operative, wounds left to heal by secondary intent and donor sites), partial thickness burns, exudate absorption in oncology wounds, traumatic wounds (e.g. abrasions and lacerations).

Wear time: Cutimed Gelling Fiber can be left in place for up to 7 days, except in burns and donor sites where it can be left in place up to 14 days.

Product benefits

Easy removal

Can be removed in one piece due to high wet tensile strength. 
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Adapts to wound bed

The soft gel adapts to wound bed and minimises dead space, especially for deep wounds and wounds with cavities. 
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Effective moisture balance

Soft gel maintains a moist wound environment. It binds exudate including bacteria to the fiber and retains the majority of absorbed exudate even under compression. Exudate is absorbed vertically preventing maceration. 
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Autolytic debridement

Supports autolytic debridement. 
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Atraumatic removal

Reduces pain due to atraumatic removal.

Product facts

Superficial and deep



Moderate to high

Secondary fixation needed

Both side application

Product specifications

Essity Product Code
Pack Quantity
PIP Code
Cutimed® Gelling Fiber 7121800 5 cm x 5 cm 10 425-4553
Cutimed® Gelling Fiber 7121801 10 cm x 10 cm 10 425-4579
Cutimed® Gelling Fiber 7121802 15 cm x 15 cm 5 425-4587
Cutimed® Gelling Fiber 7121803 4 cm x 10 cm 10 425-4595
Cutimed® Gelling Fiber 7121804 4 cm x 20 cm 10 425-4546
Cutimed® Gelling Fiber 7121805 4 cm x 30 cm 10 425-4603
Cutimed® Gelling Fiber 7121806 2 cm x 45 cm 5 425-4561

Supporting products

Cutimed® Siltec® B

is a silicone coated, sterile, absorbent polyurethane foam dressing for atraumatic dressing changes that contains super-absorbent stripes which absorb and lock wound exudate.

Clinical Evidence

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Instruction for use

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