Rapid-Seal®, an antibacterial hemostatic gel, is now available over-the-counter to control minor bleeding and seal minor cuts and scrapes. 

The clear gel is applied completely to cover the surface area of the wound and controls bleeding by adhering to the wound and creating a seal. According to the Company, laboratory tests have shown that Rapid-Seal also has antibacterial properties that prevent the growth of bacteria within the gel. 

Rapid-Seal is available in travel (0.3 ounce) and family size (0.5 ounce) tubes.

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Medcura launches a new class of high-performance, antibacterial hemostats. [press release]. Riverdale, MD: Medcura, Inc.; July 12, 2021.

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