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It is essential that the skin surrounding a stoma site be protected from the potentially irritating and excoriating effects of body fluids and adhesives.

3M Cavilon No Sting Barrier Film   Applying 3M™ Cavilon™ No Sting Barrier Film to a peri-stomal site will provide long-lasting protection against enzymes and other harmful elements often present in intestinal contents or urinary/faecal effluent1. It will also protect the skin against adhesion trauma2, caused by the frequent application and removal of stoma pouches and flanges. Cavilon no sting barrier film is ideal for use around colostomy, urostomy, tracheostomy, and gastrostomy sites. It can be used on excoriated or broken skin.


3M Cavilon No Sting Barrier Film   When tested against four other paint-on barrier films available in the UK Cavilon no sting barrier film was the most durable offering better protection to the skin from fluid irritants such as stomal fluids or incontinence – major causes of skin breakdown3. Visit the Resource Library and find out more.


Cavilon Stoma Wipe   Cavilon No Sting Barrier Film is available as a handy stoma wipe offering discreet and easy protection of peri-stomal skin from leakage of stoma fluids and damage from harsh adhesives.

Find out where to buy the Cavilon No Sting Barrier Film stoma wipe and other products in the range.

1. Jones D, Powell G, Burton J, Marshall J, Edwards A. (1999) An effective barrier against the ravages of proteolytic enzymes on peristomal and perianal skin. Presented at the RCN Gastroenterology and Stoma Care Nursing Conference, Eastbourne 1999.
2. Arrowsmith M, Schuren J (2005) Laboratory Studies and general characteristics of Cavilon skin care products. 3M data on file.
3. Issberner K, Schuren J, A Comparative study of the Skin Protectant performance of five Barrier Films. 3M Germany Laboratory, Neuss, Germany, 2004, 3M Data on File

 3M Cavilon Skin Care Products - Information for Nurses

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