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What are polyhexamethylene biguanide bandages? Before starting this question, you need to know what polyhexamethylene biguanide is. How are polyhexamethylene biguanide bandages made? What is the purpose of polyhexamethylene biguanide bandages? The answers to these questions you will find in the following.

Polyhexamethylene biguanide, the full name is polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride. The abbreviation is PHMB, and the Chinese abbreviation is a biguanide. It is a new type of green germicidal disinfectant. Polyhexamethylene biguanide is different from alcohols (alcohol, etc.), quaternary ammonium salts (benzalkonium, etc.), and chlorine-containing (chlorine dioxide, etc.) traditional germicidal disinfectants. It is colorless, odorless, safe, and non-toxic. It is suitable for the needs of all kinds of people, including infants and children.

polyhexamethylene biguanide bandages

The bandage is a gauze to wrap the wound or affected area. It is a common medical supply. Bandages are used to fix and protect the material at the site of surgery or injury and are necessary for surgical procedures.

The simplest kind is a single shed bandage, made of gauze or cotton, for the extremities, tail, head, chest, and abdomen.

The compound bandage is made of various shapes of bandages according to the site and shape, the material is a double layer of cotton, which can be sandwiched between different thicknesses of cotton, surrounded by strips of cloth, in order to tie the knot fixed. Such as eye bandages, back and waist bandages, anterior chest bandages, abdominal bandages, and dorsal nail bandages. Special bandages are more in the limbs and joint parts for fixed.

Polyhexamethylenebiguanide bandages are certain concentrations of polyhexamethylenebiguanide solution, evenly coated in gauze, drying, cutting, and bandage. Suitable for surgical wounds and other wound dressings. Polyhexamethylene biguanide bandage has a fast drying time, strong adaptability, high-temperature resistance, high cold, non-toxic, non-irritating, and non-allergic.

Polyhexamethylenebiguanide hydrochloride (PHMB) can be used as a hand disinfectant after compounding with alcohols and quaternary ammonium disinfectants, mainly used for disinfection in hospitals, high-class hotels, and other places with high requirements for products. Polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride (PHMB) can also be used for antibacterial gauze and antibacterial dressing. Gauze or dressing containing 0.2% polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride (PHMB) antibacterial ingredients can be used for surgical wounds and wound dressings to prevent bacterial infection and reproduction. Polyhexamethylene Biguanide HCL repairs damaged skin cells and accelerate metabolism.

The use of polyhexamethylene biguanide bandage helps to disinfect the wound. Moreover, the use of polyhexamethylene biguanide bandage can repair the damaged skin cells in the wound faster and the wound will heal faster.

Advantages of polyhexamethylenebiguanide.

  1. It is colorless and tasteless, safe and non-toxic, non-flammable and non-explosive, non-corrosive, and non-volatile.
  2. It is easily soluble in water, and can be added to water for mixing according to the demanded concentration.
  3. It is a broad-spectrum high-efficiency bactericide. It has an obvious killing effect on common Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, etc.
  4. It is applicable to a wide range of scenarios, from public places to home disinfection can be used.

In addition to medical and health fields, Polyhexamethylenebiguanide can be used in these areas

1. Swimming pool.

Polyhexamethylenebiguanide hydrochloride for swimming pool disinfection is non-irritating and the dosage is 10-50 ppm.

2. Daily care products.

Polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride can be used in disposable wet wipes, wet towels, and napkins, especially for contact lens care solutions, its non-toxic and non-irritating advantages have been widely recognized.

3. Aquaculture.

Adding polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride to aquatic water systems can inhibit bacteria in the water system and prevent aquatic diseases caused by bacteria, such as red legs, eye rot, and ulcers. Also, it can enhance water activity, reduce ammonia and phosphate in water, control algae growth, balance the ecosystem of the breeding pool naturally and play a good role in disease prevention and treatment.

4. Textile.

Polyhexamethylenebiguanide hydrochloride can be used for the antibacterial finishing of textiles. Due to its good thermal stability, it can be added to melt spinning solutions to make antimicrobial synthetic fibers.

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