Patents

Faecal Management Device

September 6, 2013

US Patent No.: 8,277,427 B2
Inventor(s): Henrik Edvardsen, Koebenhavn, Denmark; Danuta Ciok, Nivaa, Denmark; Michael Hansen, Gilleleje, Denmark; and Esben Stroebech, Hoersholm, Denmark.
Company: Coloplast A/S, Humlebaek, Denmark.
Filed: 8/8/08
Issued: 10/2/12

A faecal management device comprising an adhesive wafer comprising an adhesive surface opposite a non-adhesive surface, wherein the wafer is pre-bent to provide a folded wafer such that the adhesive surface is exposed on an exterior of the folded wafer and configured for placement onto perianal skin between buttocks of a wearer, the adhesive wafer defining a faecal receiving aperture, and the adhesive surface of the wafer is covered by a three-part protecting film including a side film having a marker indicating a location of the faecal receiving aperture.
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