Elastoplast Antibacterial Fabric Strips contain silver a natural antiseptic which helps to kill germs and keep wounds free from infection. These plasters kill germs on the spot and keep the area germ free for up to 24 hours. The powerful antibacterial action of silver means you won't need to use a separate antiseptic cream. The soft wound pad features a polyethylene net containing the silver - designed so the pad won't stick to the wound but so that the silver can get to work immediately after coming into contact with skin. The strong adhesive ensures the plaster stays in place throughout the day. These plasters are dermatologically tested and suitable for all ages.