amfAR Order “Gauze 2X2 Pads” Item # 441218 and “Gauze 4X4 Pads” Item # 41212000
The 2X2 gauze ordered by amfAR comes in large packets and will need to be individually packaged by program staff or volunteers. For more information about packaging materials please visit the “Hygienically Packaging” page.
Information taken directly from “Guide to Developing and Managing Syringe Access Programs” by Harm Reduction Coalition, 2010
Sterile, dry materials for stopping blood flow after injection.
Using gauze pads reduces excess bleeding after injection and will reduce the risk that blood will be spread to surfaces and other areas.