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Protect and soothe even the most delicate, irritated skin from the harsh effects of incontinence moisture. Each pre-moistened, ultra-soft cloth gently cleans and coats skin with 3% dimethicone barrier cream to seal out wetness. This easy, one-step application replaces other wipes, lotions, creams, and deodorizers.

  • 24 washcloths/pack (8.5" x 8.5")
  • Resealable soft pack helps keep wipes moist
  • 3-in-1: clean, treat & protect skin
  • Soothing, soft washcloths pre-moistened with cleansers, moisturizers and barrier cream
  • Long-lasting 3% dimethicone barrier cream seals out wetness
  • Hypoallergenic, latex free
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    Also available in smaller package sizes:
  • 3 washcloths/pack
  • 8 washcloths/pack

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      What is Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis (IAD)?

      Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis, also known as IAD, is inflammation or damage that can occur to the skin in and around the genital area as the result of contact with urine or stool. 1 Skin damage from IAD happens from the surface and works inward and is also a major risk factor for the development of pressure ulcers.2

      What causes IAD?

      There are several risk factors for IAD including: 1
      • Fecal incontinence
      • Frequency of incontinence
      • Poor skin condition
      • Pain
      • Poor skin oxygenation
      • Fever
      • Compromised or limited mobility
      • Double (urinary and fecal) incontinence
      • Tissue tolerance impairments
      • Moisture
      • Alkaline pH

      How can I prevent and treat IAD?

      Professional guidelines recommend using a barrier product to help protect skin from injury due to incontinence.3 However, the multiple steps associated with traditional methods of incontinence care often means barrier application is overlooked.4

      Comfort Shield is designed to help prevent painful redness, irritation, and skin breakdown due to incontinence moisture by applying our signature 3% dimethicone cream barrier. Comfort Shield also treats and protects irritated skin. There's no need for other wipes, creams, lotions, or protectants, Comfort Shield does it all without leaving behind a filmy residue or hard to remove caked-on cream. Each thick, ultra-soft cloth is soaked in rinse-free cleansers, moisturizers, and, Exopheryl. Exopheryl is an exclusive ingredient that helps to eliminate odors, leaving you with a breathable barrier that seals out incontinence moisture for the ultimate in prevention.

      Comfort Shield's clear, protective barrier treats skin and helps seal out wetness, relieving the skin irritation that often accompanies incontinence. Our powerful, long-lasting dimethicone barrier is in each cloth, so you can be confident it goes on every time. It's proven hypoallergenic, gentle and non-irritating. Comfort Shield has also been proven to help treat IAD. 5

      Don't Catch the Basin Bug

      If you've spent the night in the hospital, you've probably received an unassuming pale pink, yellow, or blue bath basin. What you may not know about these basins is that they can easily become contaminated with bacteria and can lead to infection.

      Prepackaged bathing helps eliminate the basin and its associated contamination risks. In fact, 95% of hospital nurses surveyed agreed that prepackaged bathing is a cleaner and potentially safer method than basin bathing 6. A separate survey found that 86% of infection control professionals recognize that the bath basin is a potential safety risk6. One published medical study took samples from 1,103 basins in 88 hospitals and found that 100% of the participating hospitals had basins that tested positive for bacteria.7 Here are some of the bacteria they found:

      • Staphylococcus, the bacteria associated with Staph infections
      • VRE, a bacteria resistant to several antibiotics
      • MRSA, also known as the "superbug"8

      Contact with these bacteria can lead to serious infections. Comfort and Essential Bath� washcloths eliminate the contamination risk by eliminating the need for basins. Each package provides high quality, pre-moistened cloths. Now you can bathe in the comfort of your own home.

      Reference: 1. Gray M, et al., J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2007 Jan-Feb; 34(1):45-54. 2. Maklebust J, Magnan MA, Adv Wound Care. Nov 1994; 7(6):25,27-8, 31-4 passim. 3. Getting started kit: prevent pressure ulcers, how-to guide. Protecting 5 Million Lives from Harm Campaign, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2006 Dec. 4. Nix D. Ermer-Seltun, J Ost/Wound Mgmt Dec 2004;50(11):32-41. 5. Sluser S, Consistency the key for treating severe perineal dermatitis due to incontinence. Poster presented at Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care (ASWC), Las Vegas, NV, 2005 Oct. 6. Results from survey conducted at APIC 2010. Data on file. 7. Marchaim D, et al., Hospital bath basins are frequently contaminated with multi-drug resistant human pathogens. Poster presented at SHEA 21st Annual Scientific Meeting, April 2011. 8. Johnson D, Lineweaver, Maze L, Patients' bath basins as potential sources of infection: a multicenter sampling study, AJCC, Vol 18, No 1, Jan 2009.

      Drug Facts
      Active ingredient
      Dimethicone 3%......................................................................................................
      Purpose
      Skin protectant
      Uses
      • helps seal out wetness
      • helps treat and prevent perineal dermatitis
      • protects from minor skin irritation associated with perineal dermatitis
      Warnings
      Do not attempt to heat this package or individual cloths. For external perineal use only. Avoid contact with the eyes.
      Stop use and consult a doctor if condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days
      Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away
      Directions
      • remove wet and soiled garment
      • to open, peel open label and fold back to hinge point
      • cleanse soiled area using a fresh barrier cloth
      • use as often as necessary, especially if prolonged exposure to wetness anticipated
      • for individual use only
      • reseal label between uses
      • discard immediately if barrier cloths are dry
      Inactive ingredients
      water, glycerin, PPG-15 stearyl ether, glyceryl stearate, PEG-100 stearate, stearic acid, aloe barbadensis gel, stearyl alcohol, chlorhexidine gluconate, hydroxyethyl cellulose, methylparaben, propylparaben barrier cloths: cellulose fiber/polyester (PET) fiber, 8.5" x 8.5"
      Questions or comments?
      call toll-free 800-323-2220 (Monday to Friday 8 AM- 5 PM CST)
      Overall Customer Rating of 211 Reviews:
      Columbus

      No better product

      Rating:
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      • Outstanding product
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      My wife feels that there is no better product on the market for women who experience sensitivity issues. She was given the Sage product in the hospital and we have purchased them ever since that time. A+ rating for her!

      Sage Products Comfort Wipes

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      Pros:
      • smooth
      • thick
      • comforable
      Cons:
      Great product. We have been using these wipes for over 5 years. Best product on the market for their purpose.

      Virginia

      Best Shield Cloth Product Available

      Rating:
      Pros:
      • Quality
      • Good Price
      • Ample thickness
      • Perfect size
      • Pleasing odor
      Cons:
      • None
      <p>This cloth is the Best product out there for Barrier Shield protection. Have tried other products and end up throwing them away because they are so inferior to Sage Products cloths. I am a repeat customer and will be that way so long as Sage Products keeps providing these products. This cloth is thick enough to do the job and the size is perfect. I use these every day and will not use anything else. Thank you Sage Products for these cloths!</p>

      Lockport, NY

      Protection at its Best

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      <p>Excellent product to protect fragile skin ....especially on elderly. Used in hospitals everywhere to protect and prevent contamination.</p>

      Roanoke, VA

      Excellent product for men.

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      Pros:
      • Quality and Price
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      <p>For men having a long term or short term problem, these wipes are wonderful. If you have to wear Depends they help in warding off rashes. A must buy!</p>

      Ohio

      Comfort Shield® Barrier Cream Cloths - 24-Pack

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      <p>Due to an incontinence problem brought on by my disability, I'm forced to wear diapers</p><p>and the Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths help keep down the chafing and rashes, I am so glad I found them.</p>

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      <p>Excellent ordered the wipes for my mother she loves them</p>

      Why I love Comfort Shield Wipes

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      Pros:
      • Well saturated covers a lot of area
      Cons:
      • Can't flush in toilet
      <p>It truly lives up to its name by leaving a protective barrier over your skin. The person I use it on wears diapers so it's really important to have protection in between changes in case of an accident. They have a sanitized smell also Im very Impressed.</p>

      Lockport, NY

      Excellent Barrier Cleansing Cloth

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      <p>This product is excellent for just about anyone but especially for the elderly who have very fragile skin. You will not be disappointed when choosing this item.</p>

      VA

      sage products

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      Pros:
      • Good quality
      Cons:
      • very expensive
      <p>My mother is 99 years old. She was at the hospital in March for two weeks. I learned from the hospital this product. After she was released from the hospital I bought them. Excellent product. No irritation in her skin and very soft with the cream. I recommended.</p>

      CA

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      <p>The incontinence wipes are the same as the ones used at my son's hospital. They help to eliminate his diaper rash from continual antibiotics.</p>

      Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths

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      <p>I have used this product for over a year to control irritation and rash from leaking urine. It works great.</p>

      Great Barrier Cloths

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      Pros:
      • Soft
      • large
      • helps heal and protects
      Cons:
      <p>All others does not compare to the quality of Sage Comfort Shields Barrier Cloths. We received these in the hospital. I cut them in smaller stripes, when my husband was still able to walk to the facilities, because they were so good. He is now bed bound. Others wipes are not as large, or soft, and they cause irritation. </p><p>I was glad I found the Sage Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths on line with the manufacturer. The price is cheeper too. Shipping is free with a good order. His irritation has healed after using Sage Comfort Shields Barrier Cream Cloths again.</p><p>Thank you Sage for such a good product, and for making them large enough and soft it get the job done. In the end this saves money too. And the addition of dimethicone causes the cloth to glide over the skin, which protects the skins from tearing and heals and protects the skin. Note Sage products are called cloths and not wipes. There is a definite difference in their cloths and others wipes. Thank you again for making them available to the general public to purchase.</p>

      Maine

      Soothing and healing

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      <p>Not meaning to overshare, but I have chronic GI tract issues which sometimes result in soreness and chafing. Use of the Sage cloths help to relieve the pain while expediting healing. They are an excellent product.</p><p>I also need to comment about the company's customer service excellence. FedEx supposedly left my package on the front porch, but I never received it. I contacted the company, and the problem was swiftly resolved. In a world where "customer service" has almost become an anachronism, it is wonderful to find a company so willing to assist its customers.</p>

      Excellent

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      <p>We have used this product before and love it. We use it to attend to my elderly mother's healthcare needs and it is a great product.</p>

      North Chesterfield, VA

      Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths - 24 pack

      Rating:
      Pros:
      • soft
      • soothing
      • healing
      • convenient
      Cons:
      • Disposal bags would be a great plus!
      <p>I have been using these cloths for a while now. They are the perfect solution for the anal irritation I often have as a result of having IBSD.</p>

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      <p>these wipes are great for daily use in care for those who are incontinent. They are also a great comfort for those with bouts of diarrhea as they are soothing and leave a protection against irritation.</p>

      Washcloths

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      Pros:
      • gentle
      • effective
      • healing
      Cons:
      • none
      <p>These are excellent! I used them for five years while nursing my husband. As an RN, I recommend them to my patients and their families. The materials are gentle yet strong. The cleansers are soothing and healing.</p><p>Each cloth is large enough to do the "job" and is thick and soft.</p><p>Well worth the cost!!!</p>

      These are the BEST!!!!

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      • Stops the stinging immediately
      • Calms the itching
      • Long lasting relief
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      <p>Don't know where I originally got them but when I ran out, I searched everywhere without success. Finally found them online, so ordered 2 packages this time. They're the only things that calm the terrible itching in my perianal area and it's instantaneous relief. I'll never run out again.</p>

      Spouse use

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      • Quality and price
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      <p>My wife uses them regularly and values them highly. She uses underpads for leakage which irritate the skin. This product eliminates the irritation.</p>

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