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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION AND INDICATION FOR SURGISEAL, SURGISEAL STYLUS, AND SURGISEAL TWIST
SURGISEAL topical skin adhesives are contraindicated on:
- any wounds with evidence of microbial, bacterial, or fungal infections or gangrene
- mucosal surfaces or across mucocutaneous junctions, or on skin which may be regularly exposed to body fluids or with dense natural hair
- patients that have a hypersensitivity to cyanoacrylates or formaldehyde
SURGISEAL topical skin adhesives are intended for topical applications only to hold closed easily approximated skin edges of wounds from surgical incisions, including punctures from minimally invasive surgery, and simple, thoroughly cleansed, trauma induced lacerations. SURGISEAL topical skin adhesives may be used in conjunction with, but not in place of, deep dermal sutures.
References: 1. SURGISEAL Twist Topical Skin Adhesive (2-octyl cyanoacrylate) [instructions for use]. Adhezion Biomedical, LLC; March 2016. 2. Zhang S; Adhezion Biomedical. Evaluation of overall function performance of Stylus SURGISEAL. August 18, 2011. Report 2011-ABM-022.