Marathon Liquid Skin Protectant
 
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Marathon Liquid Skin Protectant

  • Protects from the effects of friction and moisture, such as urine, exudate, sweat, and other bodily fluids, that can cause maceration
  • Robust, flexible and long-lasting formula is fast drying and breathable and can be used on intact or damaged skin
  • Indicated for damaged skin, fragile skin, periwound skin and peristomal skin

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Ordering Information

Material Description Packaging
MSC093001 Skin Protectants: Marathon Liquid Skin Protectant 5/BX
MSC093001XL Skin Protectants: Marathon Liquid Skin Protectant, XL 5/BX
MSC093001XLH Skin Protectants: Marathon Liquid Skin Protectant, XL 1 EA
MSC093005 Skin Protectants: Marathon Liquid Skin Protectant 10/BX
 

Specifications

Applications and Size Topical
Area of Application All Over Body
Dressing Change Frequency/Use Max: 3 Day: As Needed
HPIS Code 694_10_50_50, 694_10_50_40
Latex Free Yes
Package Type 0.5G Ampole, 1.5G Ampoule
Primary or Secondary Dressing Skin Protectant
Product Function Barrier
SIZE IN GRAMS 1.5 g
Size Milliliters 0.5 ml
Sterile Yes
UNSPSC 42312105, 53131613
Wound Condition Type Shallow/Deep,Mod-Hvy Drainage

More about this item

The science of skin protection.

Marathon Liquid Skin Protectant is a non-cytotoxic cyanoacrylate-based monomer that forms a remarkably strong protective layer over skin.1 It is designed to act as a barrier against moisture (e.g. body fluids, humidity) and friction, yet it allows the skin to breathe.

 

Defends and Protects from Moisture, Friction and Adhesives

Marathon Liquid Skin Protectant consists of individual molecules (cyanoacrylate-based monomers). When they come in contact with the moisture on the skin, they bind to each other and molecules on the skin resulting in a durable barrier that is directly bonded to the skin.

Marathon reacts with the moisture and  skin surface to create a strong film that is thicker and more durable than most liquid skin protectants. Marathon is long lasting and stays on the skin until the dead cells shed off naturally.

When Should Marathon Be Used?

Marathon can be used on intact or damaged skin to guard against moisture, friction and adhesives.

  • skin tears
  • perineal/perianal areas with incontinence-associated dermatitis
  • periwounds
  • ostomy sites
  • fistulas
  • incontinence-associated dermatitis

It can also be used under medical devices for added protection.

 

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REFERENCES: 1. Bond P. Scanning Electron Microscope Examination and Assessment of SUPERSKIN (Liquishield® S). 2001. University of Plymouth, UK. Data held on file at MedLogic Global Limited. 2. Coover HW and McIntire JM. Cyanoacrylate Adhesives. In: Skeist, I, ed. Handbook of Adhesives. 2nd ed. New York: Van Nostrand R inhold Co.;1977:569-580. 3. Chakravarthy D, Roman M, Kushner M, Schlesinger R. Molecular Adhesion and Transepidermal Water Loss of Liquid Skin Protectants. Presented at the Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care; Las Vegas, NV; September 2014.

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