Dressing and Tissue Forceps 1X2 Teeth 5.5"/14.5cm Surgical Dental CE

Dressing and Tissue Forceps 1X2 Teeth 5.5"/14.5cm Surgical Dental CE


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Dressing and Tissue Forceps 1X2 Teeth 5.5"/14.5cm Surgical Dental CE

Instructions For Use:

Dressing forceps are used when dressing wounds. They hold gauze and other dressings. They may also be used during wound debridement to remove infected or necrotic tissue or debris from the wound. They may also be used for suturing.


  • Material: Premium Grade Stainless Steel
  • Brand New
  • Satin / Dull Finish ( Reflection Less)
  • All Instruments are fully autoclavable.

Instrument Care:
Cleaning, disinfecting and sterilising are the three levels of instrument care.

The first step in properly cleaning your surgical instruments is to rinse off all blood, bodily fluids and tissue immediately after use. The instruments may be cleaned manually or mechanically in a washer or ultrasonic bath.

Both thermal and chemical methods are available. Boiling instruments in 100°C water for at least one minute kills all microorganisms, except for a few bacterial spores. Boiling does NOT sterilise equipment.

Chemical disinfection can be used when instruments will be damaged by heat. Some chemicals that may be considered include glutaraldehyde 2% for 20 minutes, hydrogen peroxide 6%–7.5% for 20–30 minutes, peracetic acid 0.2–0.35% for 5 minutes and ortho-phthalaldehyde (OPA) for 5–12 minutes.

Sterilisation kills all microorganisms and spores. Autoclaving (saturated steam under high pressure) is the most common method for sterilising surgical instruments, however, dry heat and chemical sterilants (ethylene gas, hydrogen peroxide gas plasma, etc.) can also be used.

Prior to autoclaving, clean the instruments and lubricate all hinged instruments with a surgical instrument lubricant. Always autoclave instruments in an open position. Locking an instrument prevents the steam from reaching all the surfaces. The heat also causes the metal to expand, which can crack the hinges of locked instruments. Never overload the autoclave chamber. Instruments can be placed in sterilisation trays or wrapped in paper or muslin before autoclaving. This helps to prevent contamination of the instruments after sterilisation.

Arrange the instruments, sterilisation trays or packs in the autoclave without stacking them. The steam must circulate freely inside the autoclave. Follow the manufacturer’s directions for adjusting the time, temperature and pressure of the autoclave cycle. Process the instruments as follows:

  • Unwrapped instruments at 121°C for 20 minutes at 15 PSI above atmospheric pressure or at 134°C for 3–4 minutes at 30 PSI above atmospheric pressure
  • Wrapped instruments at 121°C for 30 minutes at 15 PSI above atmospheric pressure or at 134°C for 15 minutes at 30 PSI above atmospheric pressure

When the autoclaving cycle is complete and the pressure reaches zero, open the door a centimeter or two to allow the steam to escape. Run the drying cycle as recommended by the autoclave manufacturer until all the instruments are dry. It should take about 30 minutes. Using sterile tongs, remove all the instruments, trays and packages. Allow them to cool to room temperature before storing.

Unwrapped items must be used immediately or may be stored in covered, dry, sterile trays for up to a week. Store wrapped packages in a warm, dry, closed cabinet. Instruments remain sterile as long as the wrap is dry and intact.

For health and safety reasons remember to clean this item on a regular basis to prevent the spreading of germs. Always keep out the reach of children as this product has many sharp tools and is a potential hazard.