Main information

  • Trade name:
  • AQUACEL Ag Surgical Cover Dressing - Dressing, hydrophilic gel-forming
  • Class:
  • Class III
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device



  • Available in:
  • AQUACEL Ag Surgical Cover Dressing - Dressing, hydrophilic gel-forming
  • Language:
  • English

Other information


  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 216814
  • Last update:
  • 09-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:


Convatec Australia Pty Ltd - AQUACEL Ag Surgical Cover Dressing - Dressing, hydrophilic gel-forming

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class III


ConvaTec Australia Pty Ltd

Postal Address

PO Box 63,MULGRAVE, VIC, 3170


ARTG Start Date


Product category

Medical Device Class III



Approval area

Medical Devices


- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.




Convatec Limited

Unit 20 1st Avenue Deeside Industrial Park

Deeside, Flintshire, CH5 2NU

United Kingdom


1. AQUACEL Ag Surgical Cover Dressing - Dressing, hydrophilic gel-forming

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date



43186 Exudate-absorbent dressing, hydrophilic-gel

Functional description

AQUACEL Ag Surgical Cover dressing is a waterproof, bacterial and viral barrier dressing that is designed

to conform to changes in the wound/incision geometry during body movement and post operative oedema.

The silver in the dressing helps reduce the risk of wound infection.

Intended purpose

AQUACEL Ag Surgical Cover Dressing is intended to be used for the management of:

- Wounds healing by primary intent (e.g. traumatic and elective post-operative wounds/incisions).

Variant information

Size (cm) 10cm x 9cm

Size (cm) 15cm x 9cm

Size (cm) 25cm x 9cm

Size (cm) 30cm x 9cm

Size (cm) 35cm x 9cm

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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