Calcium Gluconate Gel
First Aid Gel
$74.00 ex GST ($81.40 inc GST )
Use as first aid on burns prior to seeking proper and immediate medical care. A source of calcium ions to replace those precipitated or immobilised by the fluoride ion following a hydrofluoric acid burn.
Calcium Gluconate Gel prevents further damage to tissue or bone and aids healing.
An essential first aid item for anyone involved in welding with, for example, Pickle It Liquid.
Directions for use
- Remove contaminated clothing and flush the skin thoroughly with cool water for 15 minutes to remove hydrofluoric acid surface residue.
- Apply gel repeatedly and massage into tissues until 15 minutes after pain has subsided. If possible, the victim should wash the area and apply the gel themselves. If assistance is required, support personnel should wear appropriate chemical-resistant gloves.
- Cover with sterile dressing.
- Seek urgent medical attention.