Covidien Xeroform Occlusive Petrolatum Gauze Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: COVIDIEN/MEDTRONIC
Item # Desc Pkg Price
8884433301 Covidien Xeroform, 1" x 8", Patch $0.05
8884433301 Covidien Xeroform, 1" x 8", Patch $1.80
8884433301 Covidien Xeroform, 1" x 8", Patch, Value Pack $8.00
8884433400 Covidien Xeroform, 2" x 2", Patch $0.05
8884433400 Covidien Xeroform, 2" x 2", Patch $1.00
8884433500 Covidien Xeroform, 4" x 4", Patch $0.06
8884433500 Covidien Xeroform, 4" x 4", Patch $1.45
8884433500 Covidien Xeroform, 4" x 4", Patch $8.60
8884433500 Covidien Xeroform, 4" x 4", Patch, Value Pack $11.50
8884432000 Covidien Xeroform, 4" x 3yd, Roll, Value Pack $28.50
8884433605 Covidien Xeroform, 5" x 9", Strip $0.07
8884433605 Covidien Xeroform, 5" x 9", Strip $2.80
8884433605 Covidien Xeroform, 5" x 9", Strip, Value Pack $11.00
8884431605 Covidien Xeroform, 5" x 9", Overwrap $0.08
8884431605 Covidien Xeroform, 5" x 9", Overwrap, Value Pack $7.80

Covidien Xeroform Occlusive Petrolatum Gauze Dressing protects wounds and provides a moist wound healing environment. It clings and conforms to all body contours, making it suitable for use in deep and shallow wounds and compression therapy. Xeroform Occlusive Petrolatum Gauze Dressing is a non-adherent dressing with added medicinal components to protection wound bed and promote healing. Xeroform Dressing will not stick to the wound and cause pain when it is removed.

Why choose Xeroform Gauze?

  • Stops bacteria from reproducing
  • Low profile
  • Saturated with 3% Bismuth Tribromophenate Petrolatum blend
  • Non-adherent construction is non-traumatic to the wound and patient upon removal
  • Occlusive dressing

Covidien Xeroform Gauze Features

  • Bacteriostatic/antibiotic agent speeds up healing by stopping the bacteria from reproducing
  • Available in Patch, Overwrap, Roll, Strip options
  • Occlusive Xeroform Gauze Dressing maintains moist environment
  • Wide variety of shapes and sizes available
  • Can also be cut to wound size
  • Easy to apply
  • Sterile gauze

Xeroform Gauze Uses

  • Intended for use as a primary contact layer in dressing wounds like
    • Lacerations
    • Newly sutured wounds
    • Skin graft recipient sites
    • Abrasions
    • Minor or partial-thickness burns
  • Can also be used as an initial layer in dressing surgical wounds with light exudate where mild medication and deodorization are desired

What to buy with Xeroform Petrolatum Gauze


How to apply Covidien Xeroform Petrolatum Dressing?

  • Cleanse wound with saline solution or sterile water
  • Gently pat dry surrounding skin
  • Place dressing directly over wound or into the wound
  • The dressing will cling and conform to the body
  • Choose a secondary dressing to cover the xeroform dressing such as a transparent film, tape or roll gauze to secure

How often to change Xeroform Dressing?

It is recommended to change dressing on a daily basis to maintain a moist, non-adherent environment

Contraindications -
  • Should not be used on patients with hypersensitivity to Bismuth Tribromophenate
  • Irritation may develop with a history of atopy (predisposition to hypersensitivity)

Covidien Xeroform Sterile Gauze Dressing FAQ's

What is Xeroform petrolatum dressing used for?

Xeroform – Sterile fine mesh gauze impregnated with a 3% Bismuth Tribromophenate (Xeroform) and USP petrolatum blend. It is non-adherent to wound sites and helps to keep the wound moist. Deodorizing action is provided by the 3% Bismuth Tribromophenate (Xeroform). It is suitable for use as a primary dressing.

Is Xeroform antibacterial?

Xeroform is a fine mesh gauze made of petrolatum that contains 3% bismuth tribromophenate. Antimicrobial properties of bismuth are similar to those of other metals.

Is Xeroform good for skin tears?

Cover the skin tear or skin flap with Xeroform dressing, then dry gauze and/or roll gauze. Allow Xeroform/flap to rest for 3-5 days. PRN soilage may require a change in outer dressing.

Does Xeroform prevent infection?

By preventing desiccation and mechanical trauma, Xeroform is biocompatible, reduces infection, and improves burn wound healing.

Xeroform Occlusive Dressing Reviews


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Alex     06/08/2020

Does each 2x2 patch come wrapped individually?


Customer Care    06/10/2020

Yes. Each dressing patch in the Covidien Xeroform Occlusive Petrolatum Gauze Dressing comes individually packed.



Penny     07/09/2017

does this help heal the wound


Customer Care    07/10/2017

Yes, Medtronic Covidien Xeroform Occlusive Petrolatum Gauze Dressing promotes a moist wound healing environment.



Nancy     03/14/2017

Can it be cut to fit the wound size?


Customer Care    03/15/2017

Yes, Xeroform Occlusive Petrolatum Gauze Dressing can be cut to fit the wound size.



Kathy     09/30/2015

Can there be any side effects from petrolatum ?


Customer Service    09/30/2015

There are very few reported side effects from the use of petrolatum gauze dressings. In rare cases, skin irritation may occur. The petrolatum in this dressing can be an eye irritant. No other side effects from the use of this type of dressing have been reported.



Kate     09/30/2015

Can it be used to clean burns?


Customer Service    09/30/2015

Petrolatum gauze may be used to clean burns. Hope that helps.



judy     08/19/2014

is the 1 x8 one inch wide and 8" long


Customer Care    08/20/2014

Yes, it is 1" wide and 8" long.


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  1. Merchandise must be returned within 30 days of the receipt of your order. Returns are not accepted after 30 days.
  2. Items (including parts and accessories) must be returned in new, unused, and resalable condition in its original packaging.
  3. Before returning any product, the buyer must obtain a Return Authorization Number (RA#) from a customer service representative. With your RA# you will receive a prepaid return shipping label.
  4. Orders returned without obtaining an RA# will be entitled to receive only "In-Store Credit" that can be used towards future purchases.
  5. Return orders are subject to a 20% restocking fees.
  6. All custom orders and hygienic items are non-returnable. Refer to the “Non-Returnable Items” section for further details.
  7. Returns will be reviewed and inspected before issuing credit. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for processing. The credit will be applied to your original method of payment.
  8. If the return is the result of a defective product or shipping error, we will refund the entire purchase amount and return shipping costs.

Which products are Non-Returnable?

Due to the hygienic nature of some items, they are non-returnable. The items listed below are non-returnable:

  1. All hygienic items.
  2. Opened personal care items.
  3. Anything opened, used, or tried on.
  4. All customized items.
  5. Besides these, items that have the “non-returnable” phrase on the website.

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How do I receive a return authorization number?

You can submit a return request by logging into your account. You will receive the Return Authorization Number (RA#) details in the email within 2-3 business days.

  • Login to your account
  • Go to “order history”
  • Click on “return order”
  • Fill out the return form and Submit it

If you do not have an email address, we will make other accommodations for RA# Details. Write the RA# on your label affixed to your package prior to shipment.

How long does it take to receive a refund?

Please allow 3 to 4 weeks to process the returns. Once the item is received, and inspected, your refund will be processed and automatically applied to your credit card or original method of payment.

Is there any Restocking Fees?

  1. 20% restocking fees will be applied.
  2. Outbound shipping cost is non-refundable.
  3. For orders that qualified for free shipping, $8.99 will be deducted from the refund if the product is returned.

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