octenisept® gel

For acute wounds and slight burns, as well as sunburn and itching

Our Plus

  • moistens and protects the wound
  • therefore promoting the healing process
  • no burning during application
  • alleviates itching
  • with octenidine, which inactivates germs in the gel and thus builds a protective barrier against entering germs

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Fields of Application

octenisept® gel is applied in case of acute skin lesions such as grazes, cuts and slight burns (e.g. also sunburn).
For an optimal healing of the wounds, they should be provided with enough moisture because the healing requires the skin cells to divide and to migrate. This is best possible in a moist wound surrounding. In addition, the wound must be protected against infections.
The special formula of octenisept® gel optimally supplies the wound with moisture and forms a protection layer against bacteria. This protection layer prevents pathogens from entering the wound as these pathogens have already been inactivated in the gel. This way, octenisept® wound gel protects against infections and inflammations. The natural wound healing is thus helped and accelerated.The cooling effect of the octenisept® gel alleviates acute itching.
octenisept® gel is colorless and does not burn during application.

Product Profile

Inactivation of pathogens


octenisept® gel shows excellent inactivation of pathogens after as early as 1 minute. The latter was determined in the quantitative suspension test with high protein exposure ('dirty conditions'). The results showed that the inactivation of pathogens in octenisept® gel was sufficient against all test organisms after a 1 minute application.
Dr. P. Goroncy-Bermes
schülke R&D, Norderstedt, 2. March 2007


Tissue tolerability and biocompatibility of octenisept® gel
Non-irritating, non-sensitising, pain-free, without tissue toxicity, no impairment of granulation or epithelialisation. The good tolerability of Octenidine has been confirmed by clinical experience over many years and by clinical studies also on chronic wounds.

Instructions for use

Disinfect the wound with octenisept® wound disinfection immediately after the injury occurred. Then, cover the wound with a thin wound gel layer. If required, apply a dressing or plaster. Apply the wound gel 1 to 2 times a day until the wound has healed up completely.
Due to hygienic reasons, the tip of the gel tube must not touch the wound or other surfaces.

Product data

Ingredients:
Aqua purificata, Propylene Glycol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Octenidine HCl.

Chemical-physical data

Viscosity, dynamic:ca. 5.050 mPa*s
Density:ca. 1,01 g/cm3 / 20 °C
Flash point:> 61 °C / Method : ISO 2719
Form:viscous
Color:nearly colourless
pH:ca. 6,9 / 20 °C

Special advice

Side effects
None observed to date.
Contraindications
Do not use octenisept® gel continuously for longer than 2 weeks without medical supervision. As allergies can never be excluded, octenisept® gel should not be applied if allergies are known or in the case of a suspected allergy to one of the ingredients. If in doubt consult a physician. For external use only. To prevent possible tissue damage, octenisept® gel must not be applied on cartilage, in the ear and nose and must not be allowed to enter the eye.
General safety instructions
  • Not for infusion or injection!
  • Not for internal use!
  • With acute skin lesions, for external use only.
  • For chronic wounds, use a sterile wound gel (octenilin® wound gel).
  • Only use flawless and undamaged packages.





Information for order

ItemDelivery formItem no.
octenisept gel -INT- 20 ml TB20/Cartonon request
octenisept Gel -DE- 20 ml TB20/Cartonon request
octenisept Gel 12x20ml OTC Display 1 ST1/Cartonon request
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Environmental information

schülke manufactures products economically and with advanced, safe and environmentally friendly production processes while at the same time maintaining out high quality standards.
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