PROSHIELD Foam & Spray

Is a gentle, no rinse cleanser which is pH balanced and designed to minimise irritation and dryness of the skin. 1-3 The product is formulated to help eliminate odour and breakdown dried stool. 3


Is a smooth, viscous and fragrance free moisture barrier which is for the care of intact or injured skin associated with incontinence. 4,5

Key Benefits

Effective prevention and management of moisture lesions and IAD without needing a moisturiser, when used with PROSHIELD PLUS 6-8

Gentle, non-irritating formulation with a ph-balanced formulation designed to eliminate odour and break down dried stool 1-3

Contains glycerine, which may help moisture the skin 9,10

Non-rinse cleanser,2 eliminating the need for soap & water

Smooth, viscous, fragrance-free moisture barrier which helps manage moisture related skin damage when used with PROSHIELD Foam & Spray 4,5,7,8,11

Safe and effective for the management of moisture-related skin damage 7,11,12

Moisturises & conditions the skin whilst leaving a visible sheen on skin which is transparent for monitoring*13-15

Helps prevent and temporarily protects chafed, chapped or cracked skin and helps protect peri-wound skin 7,8,11-13,16

How to use

PROSHIELD Foam & Spray

Spray PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Cleanser directly onto the affected area using either the foam and spray mode, gently wipe clean and pat dry (no rinsing required)

PROSHIELD PLUS Skin Protectant

PROSHIELD PLUS Skin Protectant should be gently smoothed over the area of intact or injured skin. The product will leave a visible barrier on the surface of the skin and is suitable for daily use.

Where can PROSHIELD Skin Care Range be used

Intact and injured skin associated with incontinence

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*As demonstrated in vitro

1. Smith & Nephew 2019.Claims Support – Gentle / Low Irritation and non-irritating and non-sensitising. Internal Report. PSS390

2. Smith & Nephew 2019.Review of Certificate of Analysis for PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Incontinence Cleanser. RD/19/024.

3. As documented in DHF

4. Smith & Nephew 2019.Review of Certificate of Analysis for PROSHIELD Plus Skin Protectant. RD.19.016.

5. Smith & Nephew 2019.Verification Report for the Viscosity of PROSHIELD Plus Skin Protectant. U/064/R3.

6. Wall L, Vernon T. Launch of a Skin Care Regime to Reduce Incidence of Moisture Associated Skin Damage. Paper presented at: Tissue Viability Conference; 2016; Cardiff, UK.

7. Ling L. Proshield skin care protective system: A sequence of evaluations Paper presented at: Wounds UK; 2011; Harrogate, UK.

8. Flynn D, Williams S. Barrier creams for skin breakdown. Nursing & Residential Care. 2011;13(11):553-558.

9. Commission E. Glycerin. In: Database CIS, ed. European Commision; 2019.

10. Gottschalack TE, Mcewen GN. Glycerin. In: Gottschalack TE, McEwen GN, eds. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Vol 1. 10th ed. Washington: The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association; 2004:723.

11. Meuleneire F. A New Solution in the Treatment of Moisture Lesions. Paper presented at: 13th Annual European Pessure Ulcer Advisory Panel Meeting; 2010; Birmingham, United Kingdom.

12. Maxwell J, Sinclair D. Treatment of Moisture Lesions in Children. Paper presented at: European Wound Management Association 2012; Vienna, Austria.

13. Hoggarth A, Waring M, Alexander J, Greenwood A, Callaghan T. A Controlled, Three-Part Trial to Investigate the Barrier Function and Skin Hydration Properties of Six Skin Protectants. Ostomy Wound Manage. 2005;51(12):30-42.

14. Howers L. Evaluation of Proshield Plus in Nursing Homes for Inclusion onto Formulary in a Healthcare Trust. Paper presented at: Wounds UK; 2012; Harrogate, United Kingdom.

15. Howers L. Evaluation of Proshield Plus in Nursing Homes for Inclusion onto Formulary in a Healthcare Trust. Paper presented at: Wounds UK; 2012; Harrogate, United Kingdom

16. Register F. Skin Protectant Drug Products For Over-the-Counter Human Use; Final Monograph. In: Services DOHAH, ed. Vol 21 CFR Parts 310, 347, and 352: Federal Register; 2003:33362-33381

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