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(11)    Patent No :    AP 2392   
(21)    Application No :    AP/P/2008/004584   
(22)    Filing Date :    31.03.2006   
(24)    Date of Grant &    30.03.2012   
(45)    Publication :

(30)  Priority Data       
(33) Country    (31) Number    (32) Date
ZA    2006/000686    24.01.2006

(84)    Designated State

BW    GM    GH    KE    LS    MW  MZ   NA   SL
SD    SZ    T Z    UG    ZM    ZW
 (73) Applicant(s)


(PROPRIETARY) LIMITED, Agnone House, 53 Adriana
Crescent, Gateway Park, 0157, Centurion,

South Africa
(72) Inventors

MOUTON Jacobus Frederick, South Africa

(74) Representative


(51)    International  Classification   A61F 13/00 (2006.01)

(54)    Title

A wound dressing

(57)    Abstract

This invention relates to a wound dressing (10). The wound dressing includes first an d second absorbent layers (12, 14) of a non-woven fabric of Viscose and polyester fibres. Each absorbent layer has an operatively inner face (20,

26) and an operatively outer face (18, 22). The first and the second absorbent layers are bonded together w ith their operatively inner faces in

face-to-face relationship, such that the absorbent layers together form a pad. The bonding between the first and second absorbent layers is effected by

means of a, needle -punching process in which the needle punching density is no more than 400 punches/cm2. The wound dressing further includes a third

layer (16) sandwiched between and bonded to the first and second absorbent layers. The third layer is in the form of cotton gauze. The invention extends to

(56)    Documents Cited :    US-5879487    US-6077526 A


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