Features of Mastisol Liquid Glue for Skin
- Latex-free liquid adhesive that lowers the risk of adverse reactions
- Compatible with chlorhexidine gluconate
- Mastisol adhesive is water-resistant and non-staining
- Easily applies to a clean and non-broken skin area
How to use Mastisol Liquid Adhesive?
- Place an individual vial blister pack on a hard surface with the label facing down. Gently apply pressure to the vial through the blister pack to crush the inner ampule to release Mastisol.
- Peel back the lid of the blister pack and remove the vial using the aseptic technique.
- Turn the vial upside-down to dispense Mastisol onto the skin in a half-inch wide line.
- Apply Mastisol to the outside border of where the dressing will be placed, avoiding the area immediately surrounding the catheter insertion site.
- Allow Mastisol to dry completely, for approximately 20–30 seconds.
- Per facility protocol, apply the dressing to the skin, ensuring edges are in contact with Mastisol.
When to use Mastisol Spray Adhesive for Skin?
Mastisol liquid glue for skin is ideal to use for the following purposes:
- Operating Room: Wound Closure Strip Securement, ET Tube Securement, Sterile Field Drapes
- Intensive Care Units: Vascular Access Device Dressing Securement, ET Tube & NG Tube Securement, Fecal Management Bag & Foley Anchor Securement
- Hematology/Oncology: Vascular Access Device Dressing Securement, Wound Dressing Securement
- Emergency Room: Wound Closure Strip Securement, Wound Dressing Securement, Chest Tube Securement
- Pediatrics: Vascular Access Device Dressing Securement, Wound Dressing Securement, ET Tube & NG Tube Securement
- Respiratory Therapy: ET Tube & NG Tube Securement
- Vascular Access Team: Vascular Access Device Dressing Securement
- Wound Ostomy: Ostomy Appliance Securement, Wound Dressing Securement, NPWT Drape Securement
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FAQs About Mastisol Adhesive
What is Mastisol used for?
Mastisol is a liquid medical adhesive used to secure dressings, tapes, and certain medical devices over an extended period.
Can you put Mastisol adhesive on the wound?
Mastisol Liquid Adhesive is intended for use with wound closure strips, ostomy appliances, vascular access dressings, and endotracheal tubes. For external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. Irritation or infection may result if the product comes in contact with the eyes.
How to remove Mastisol liquid adhesive?
The most efficient way to remove mastisol is by using Detachol Adhesive Remover. It helps to remove dressings, wound closure strips, tapes, and tubes.
What are Mastisol's ingredients?
It contains gum resin, styrax liquid, methyl salicylate, and alcohol (SDA 23A).