How to best protect larger wounds – Sterile XXL plasters are state-of-the-art and ensure an optimal wound healing

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Sterile XL and XXL plasters

Find out which plaster to use if you have a larger wound, such as a cut or abrasion, or a wound after minor surgery. Hansaplast offers a range of XXL plasters for lower and higher risks of infection as well as specific needs such as sensitive skin or protection from water.

Contrary to popular belief, scientific research has shown that leaving a wound to heal in dry air may actually prolong and irritate the healing process. Larger wounds are best protected with sterile wound dressings that cushion the wound. Covering a wound prevents contamination, reduces the risk of infection and ensures an undisturbed and optimal healing environment.

Hansaplast offers two different sizes of plasters for medium to large wounds:

  • XL which measures 6 x 7 cm
  • XXL which measures 8 x 10cm 

Silver: The gold standard in wound care

The main objective of wound care is to ensure best conditions for an undisturbed and optimal healing process withouts complications such as infections. Wound care experts have succeeded in reducing the risk of infection with antibacterial silver. Silver is effective on a broad range of germs, even in low concentration.
Silver acts acts as an antiseptic because its ions work actively against a broad spectrum of bacteria.

The main advantages of silver technology are:

  • Reduced risk of infection
  • Proven broad-spectrum antibacterial effect
  • Skin friendliness
  • Well-established efficacy
  • Recommended by experts

Hansaplast Sensitive XXL Plasters

Covering a medium to large wound can be a challenge for people with sensitive skin or after a minor surgery.
Skin-friendly, breathable material gently cushions the wound

For them, Hansaplast Sensitive XL and XXL plasters address several needs: They are extra skin-friendly with a soft and breathable material. The non-stick wound pad with or without antibacterial silver protects and cushions the wound.

The secure adhesion ensures that the plasters stays in place while at the same time it is painless to remove. The plasters reliably seal the wound all around - preventing contamination.

The four products in the Hansaplast Sensitive XXL range are:

Hansaplast Aqua Protect XXL plasters

Protecting your medium to large wound or wound after minor surgery from water is important for the healing process.
The plasters’ waterproof layer guards against moisture

Hansaplast Aqua Protect XL and XXL plasters are ideal for washing, showering, bathing and swimming. The waterproof material guards against moisture while their large, non-stick pad protects and cushions the wound. The plasters are breathable and thin and thus flexible enough to adapt to the skin‘s movements.


The four products in the Hansaplast Aqua Protect XXL range are:

Use Hansaplast XXL plasters with antibacterial silver if:

You have a wound with a higher risk of infection, e.g. if an abrasion wound is dirty or if the wound has specific risk factors such as diabetes

Use Hansaplast XXL plasters without silver if:

You need a sterile state-of-the-art wound protection that can be used in combination with additional wound treatment and antiseptics

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