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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
ConvaTec Sensi-Care Sting Free Adhesive Remover
ConvaTec Sensi-Care Adhesive Releaser Spray and Wipes FAQs
• Do The Releaser And Remover Contain
preservatives, Fragrances or latex?
No, they are a blend of 100%
• Are the Releaser and Remover flammable?
Yes, but the propellant used has been specially selected to be
non-flammable and the product is less flammable than many domestic aerosol
•How long will a can of Adhesive
Many ostomates who use a one-piece ostomy product will
use a can per month.
•How does the Adhesive Remover work?
The fluid is designed to track
readily between the adhesive and the skin, creating a layer of silicone.
Silicone is a release agent, so the adhesive falls away from the skin. The
silicone then evaporates in seconds, without affecting the adhesive or the
skin, so the same adhesive can be re-stuck (if
• Is the Adhesive Remover available in a screw-cap
No, the formulation is that it must
be kept in a sealed container. If an aerosol spray is undesirable, the releaser
can be sprayed into the cap and then poured around the adhesive or you may use
the remover wipe.
• Are the Releaser and Remover biocompatible?
Yes, they are both manufactured from
a blend of silicones, the safety and biocompatibility of silicones is well
understood and widely published.
• Will the Releaser Or Remover sting?
No, the formulation is a 100%
silicone blend. Silicone blends do not sting on application, even on sore skin.
• I have sensitive skin.Can I use both the Releaser and Remover?
Sensitivity to silicones is
extremely rare. It is used in many areas of healthcare including dentistry,
topical and oral medications, advanced wound dressings and many beauty products
(moisturizers, shampoos etc). Both the Releaser and Remover are hypoallergenic.
• Can I spray the can horizontally?
Yes, but only briefly. The can
contains a special valve that enables inverted spray, but continuous horizontal
spraying will exhaust the propellant prematurely.
• I have a stoma and my skin is irritated
underneath the wafer.Can the Releaser and
Frequent removal of adhesives can
strip cells from the outer layer of your skin and reduce
protection. This can lead to redness and irritation. Removing adhesives with
the Releaser and Remover reduces the risk of damage and may therefore reduce