Cutimed® Sorbion® Sachet S

is a sterile, hydroactive, gel-forming, superabsorbent wound dressing. The dressing consists of a superabsorbent core and a hypoallergenic polypropylene outer layer. Both sides of the dressing can be applied to the wound. The product does not contain any pharmacologically active substances and is free of binders or adhesives.

  • Outstanding absorption capacity 
  • Time and cost saving

  • Soft debridement

Intended Purpose

Cutimed Sorbion Sachet S is intended for the treatment of exuding wounds with moderate to excessive levels such as pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers and other wounds healing through secondary intention, oozing laparotomy wounds, fistulas to the skin, exulcerating carcinomas, postoperative wound dehiscence and similar exuding wounds.

Wear time: Cutimed Sorbion Sachet S can remain in place for up to 7 days, depending on wound conditions and saturation of wound dressing.

Product benefits

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Outstanding absorption capacity

Outstanding absorption capacity1 and high retention performance. It is capable of absorbing up to 44.7% more than comparable superabsorbent dressings. Protection against maceration through safe, vertical absorption. 

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Time and cost saving

Time and cost saving due to reduced frequency of dressing changes.2
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Soft debridement

Creates optimal wound healing conditions and provides soft debridement.3,4
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Apply either side down

Can be used on both sides for easy and comfortable application.  
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Ideal for use under compression therapy

High retention capacity safely locks away exudate and bacteria, even under compression therapy. 

Product facts




Moderate to excessive

Both side application

Secondary fixation needed

How to use

How to use
1. Select a suitable dressing size, so that the absorbent inner core overlaps the wound margins by at least 1 cm/0.4-inch.
2. When taking Cutimed Sorbion Sachet S out of the pouch, do not touch the wound pad.
3. Apply the dressing towards the wound. Both sides of the dressing can be applied to the wound.
4. Secure the dressing after selecting an appropriate fixation for the condition of the wound surroundings and the skin. While fixating the dressing, take expansion during absorption into consideration.
How to remove
To remove Cutimed Sorbion Sachet S, remove fixation tapes, lift one corner and gently remove the dressing and discard. Adherence of wound deposits to Cutimed Sorbion Sachet S is a desirable effect, contributing to wound cleansing.

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® Sorbion® Sachet S 7323200 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm 10 1 EJE160 400-5849
Cutimed® Sorbion® Sachet S 7323203 5 cm x 12 cm 10 1 400-5856
Cutimed® Sorbion® Sachet S 7323206 10 cm x 10 cm 10 1 400-8843
Cutimed® Sorbion® Sachet S 7323209 10 cm x 20 cm 10 1 400-5765
Cutimed® Sorbion® Sachet S 7323212 15 cm x 15 cm 10 400-5864
Cutimed® Sorbion® Sachet S 7323215 20 cm x 20 cm 10 1 400-5823
Cutimed® Sorbion® Sachet S 7323218 20 cm x 30 cm 10 1 400-5831

Medical References

1 BSN medical GmbH. In vitro study, Cutimed Sorbion is capable of absorbing and retaining more exudate than comparable superabsorbent dressings. Testing was performed by the independent laboratory Surgical Material Testing Laboratory (S.M.T.L.). 2017.
2 Cutting KF. Managing wound exudate using a super-absorbent polymer dressing: a 53-patient clinical evaluation. Journal of Wound Care 2009;18(5):200-05. 
3 Romanelli M, Dini V, Bertone M. A pilot study evaluating the wound and skin care performances of the Hydration Response Technology dressing: a new concept of debridement. Journal of Wound Technology. 2009; 5:1-3. 
4 Sutherland L. A modern dressing range to meet today's wound care challenges. JNC. 2013;27(5):35-40.

Clinical Evidence

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Instruction for use

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Cutimed IFUs