Covalon To Feature Mediclear™ Preop At Aorn Surgical Conference And Expo 2018

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2018-- Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV; OTCQX: CVALF), an advanced medical technologies company, today announced that it will be featuring its perioperative suite of innovative products including MediClear™ PreOp at the Association of periOperative Registered Nurse’s (AORN) Surgical Conference and Expo, the largest international gathering of perioperative registered nurses worldwide.

MediClear™ PreOp is the market’s first breathable and transparent Antimicrobial Self-Adherent Silicone Drape for PreOperative Skin. Its polyurethane barrier film acts as a protective barrier to isolate a procedural site from external contamination, and its silicone adhesive provides a rapid bactericidal and fungicidal effect against a broad spectrum of microorganisms, averaging a 99.99% reduction after 30 minutes, and preventing their regrowth for up to seven days during wear.

"This is an exciting time for our perioperative line-up of products," said John R. Hands, Covalon’s Executive Vice President of Marketing. "With the United States Food and Drug Administration clearance of MediClear PreOp, our products are now truly able to follow the patient through their surgical ‘life cycle’, giving their health care providers the confidence that they are using state-of-the-art technology to help in the fight against surgical site infections. We are confident that MediClear PreOp will add enormous value to healthcare systems, clinicians and of course patients through improved outcomes,” he continued.

Covalon will also be showcasing its unique line of self-adherent silicone products that aid in the management of the surgical incision. These include SurgiClear™, a dual antimicrobial transparent dressing proven to have a synergistic effect against some of the most common surgical site infection bacteria1, and MediClear Scar™, a single-use, discreet film dressing designed to help prevent, manage, and reduce the severity of an incision scar.

Visit Covalon at booth 2814 at the AORN Surgical Conference and Expo during exhibit hours between March 25-27, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

About Covalon
Covalon Technologies Ltd. researches, develops and commercializes new healthcare technologies that help save lives around the world. Covalon's patented technologies, products and services address the advanced healthcare needs of medical device companies, healthcare providers and individual consumers. Covalon's technologies are used to prevent, detect and manage medical conditions in specialty areas such as wound care, tissue repair, infection control, disease management, medical device coatings and biocompatibility. To learn more about Covalon, visit our website at

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1A Laboratory Study of the Synergistic Effect of Chlorhexidine and Silver, Blom, Kristina Werthen, Maria et al.American Journal of Infection Control , Volume 43 , Issue 6 , S22

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