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The SAM®CHEST SEAL is our new occlusive dressing designed                                The SAM®Chest Seal is also available in a valve version.
for treating open chest wounds, a life-threatening situation that could lead             This version features a one-way valve, when its cap is removed. The one-
to tension pneumothorax. This is the second-leading cause of preventable                 way valve provides for low-resistance flow of air out of the chest cavity
death on the battlefield.                                                                while preventing ingress. The valve is also designed to prevent blockage
                                                                                         internally. With the cap in place, the dressing is occlusive.
The SAM®Chest Seal answers the long-standing need for an adhesive
strong enough to adhere to skin that is subject to sweat, blood, hair, sand,             The vacuum-sealed pouch has tear notches at each side, but can also be
or water. The featured hydrogel adhesive also allows for the ability to                  peeled to provide the medic with a sterile field. For use in global combat
reseal, making it ideal for venting.                                                     zones, the SAM® Chest Seal is optimized for night vision. Both the packag-
                                                                                         ing and chest seal can be seen under no light conditions with the use of a
The SAM®Chest Seal addresses other military needs including a large cov-
                                                                                         night vision device.
erage area, two dressings per pouch (non-valve version), and the inclusion
of a highly and rapidly absorbent 5˝ x 9˝ pad to help clean the wound.                   The SAM® Chest Seal is proudly made in the USA.

                                                                                 OVAL SHAPE (9.2 ˝ x 7.6 ˝)
                    LATEX FREE                                                   Maximizes surface area

                                                                                                                                           THIN EDGE LAYER
                                                                                                                                           Maximizes surface area
                                                                                                                                           with smooth edges to resist
                                                                                                                                           lifting or peeling

           For use on open
           chest wounds

                                                                                                                                             ABILITY TO RESEAL
                                                                                                                                             Makes it ideal for venting

Gel adheres in the presence
of blood, hair, sweat and
sand, or when submersed
in water

                                                                                                                                                   NIGHT VISION
                                                                                                                                                   For visibility under night
                                                                                                                                                   (using night vision device)
Allows for visual
placement over wound

  ENVIRONMENTAL                                                                                                                     DUAL TABS
  RANGE                                                                                                                             Can be used to facilitate
  Works under extreme                                                                                                               placement and removal
  heat and cold                                                                                                                     of dressing

                                                                       ONE-WAY VALVE (optional)
                                                                       Allows one-way airflow from the
                                                                       chest cavity

The SAM® Chest Seal is also biocompatible (cytotoxicity, irritation, and sensitization tested per ISO 10993), sterile (validated per ISO 11137-1:2006, ISO 11137-2:2007,
ISO 11737-1:2006, and ISO 11737-2:2009), and meets MIL STD 810G.
STRONG ADHESION                                                                      NIGHT VISION OPTIMIZED
One of the many features that sets the SAM Chest Seal apart from the competition.    SAM Chest Seal and packaging are visible under night vision

                                  ADHESION TO BODY HAIR TEST
                                                                                     Pouch, dressing backing, and tabs provide optimal contrast for visibility
                                  Superior adhesion to body with ample hair.         in normal light, low light, and night conditions (using night vision device).
                                                                                     See night vision application video at:

                                  WATER SUBMERSION TEST
                                  Image shows adhesive strength after 12
                                  minutes of water submersion.

                                                                                     SAM Chest Seal under night vision

                                                                                                                                    Packaging under night vision
                                  SAND ENVIRONMENT TEST
                                  Image shows application with 2.9 grams             OPTIONAL ONE-WAY VALVE
                                  of sand applied to dressing to simulate            The SAM Chest Seal has an optional one-way valve that allows airflow
                                  application in a desert environment.               from the chest cavity while preventing ingress. Its patented design also
                                                                                     reduces internal obstruction from blood clots or soft tissue. The valve is
                                                                                     activated by removing the cap. Reattaching the cap will stop the one-way
                                                                                     valve operation.
                                                                                     The domed shape of the valve was specially designed to prevent external
                                                                                     obstruction of the air channels from items such as blankets, clothing, and
                                                                                     body armor.

   • FDA 510(k) Cleared
   • Device adheres despite the presence of blood, sweat, hair, and sand
   • Meets Military Standard 810G
   • Easily applied in battlefield situations
   • Has tabs to facilitate removal of adhesive [dressing]
   • Minimum incidence of allergic reactions to adhesive
   • Oval shape; 6-8 inches or larger in size
   • Sterile                                                                                                                                       DOME SHAPE
   • Creates an occlusive seal                                                                                                                     Helps prevent
   • Ventable through lifting a flap on the seal; reseals after venting                                                                            external obstruction
   • Puncture-resistant packaging; lightweight and rugged
   • Long shelf-life; inexpensive
   • Integrity and function maintained when stored or carried in folded
   • Configured for ease of use in low-light environments*
   • Packaged two per package**
   * Dressing and packaging are night vision optimized for visibility in all light
   **Non-valve is packaged two per pouch

                                                                                                   Red arrows illustrate one-way airflow
   NON-VALVE                                                                           VALVE
                                                        Tear and peel pouch                                                         Tear and peel pouch
                                                        Rugged foil pouch can                                                       Rugged foil pouch can
   Absorbent 5˝ x 9˝ pad                                                               Absorbent 5˝ x 9˝ pad
   included                                             be peeled to provide a         included                                     be peeled to provide a
   Contains highly absorbent pad for                    sterile field                  Contains highly absorbent pad for            sterile field
   cleaning wound area; pad absorbs                                                    cleaning wound area; pad absorbs
   151.7 mL of fluid in five seconds                                                   151.7 mL of fluid in five seconds

          Vacuum packed                                                                        Vacuum packed
          For reduced mass                                                                     For reduced mass

                                       Night vision optimized                                                                Night vision optimized
                                       Dressing and packaging designed for use in                                            Dressing and packaging designed for use in
                                       all light conditions                                                                  all light conditions

Non-Valve                                                                           Valve
• Two chest seals per pouch: 9.2˝ x 7.6˝                                            • One chest seal per pouch: 9.2˝ x 7.6˝
• One 5˝ x 9˝ pad per pouch                                                         • One 5˝ x 9˝ pad per pouch
• Total area of chest seals: 85 sq. inches                                          • Total area of chest seals: 42.5 sq. inches
• Total area of sterile packaging available after peeling pouch open:               • Total area of sterile packaging available after peeling pouch open:
  126 sq. inches                                                                      126 sq. inches
• Part Number CS062011                                                              • Part Number CS062010

About SAM Medical Products
SAM Medical Products® is a developer and manufacturer of innovative
medical products used for emergency, military, and hospital care. Our
                                                                                                                   Video Resources
products include the widely used SAM® Splint, SAM® Chest Seal,
                                                                                                                   • View the SAM Chest Seal at:
SAM Pelvic Sling II™, Soft Shell® Splint, CELOX™ line of hemostatic
agents, BursaMed® line of shear and friction relieving dressings, and Blist-
O-Ban® blister prevention bandages.                                                                                • Videos also available on
For more than 25 years, SAM Medical Products has represented innova-
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tion and quality to the medical professional. More information can be
found at                        | Tele: 800.818.4726 | Fax: 503.639.5425                                       Made in USA

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