Bone Wax for Wound Closure

Sterile Bone Wax (HAEMOWAX)

Bone Wax is a mixture of beeswax, paraffin, and isopropyl palmitate, a wax-softening agent. It is opaque and has a waxy odor. It’s indicated for use in the control of bleeding from bone surfaces and use in Wound Closure.

  • It achieves local homeostasis of bone by acting as a mechanical (tamponade) barrier.
  • It does not act biochemically and is non-absorb-able.
  • It’s available sterile in individual foil envelopes, each containing 2.5 gm and packaged in an individually sealed overwrap packet.
  • Surgical Bone Wax is sterilized by Gamma radiation.
  • It is used to control local bleeding from bone surfaces by creating a mechanical (tamponade) barrier.
  • Bone Wax supplied sterile in 2.5-gram foil envelopes with sealed overwrap.
  • Packets should be opened just prior to use to minimize the possibility of contamination and excessive drying and should be used immediately.
  • The Surgical Wax for wound clouser should not be re-sterilized or subjected to excessive heat.

Additional Information about Bone Wax

MaterialBeeswax, Paraffin & Isopropyl Palmitate
ColorOpaque
AbsorptionMinimally Resorbable
SterilizationGamma Radiation
Shelf Life5 Years
Product CharacteristicsHelps local haemostasis by functioning like a mechanical barrier & is biochemically inert.
PackagingIn aluminum foil packages
MFG. LIC NoKTK/28/415/2013
OEM. Lic NoN. Code: KR/DRUGS/KTK/28/415/2013
Code NoS 810 (Sterilized Bone Wax 2.5g )