The Halo Chest Seal is a high performance occlusive dressing designed to treat penetrating chest wounds along with securing other wound dressings. The patented hydro-gel provides superior adhesion to the wound area even when moisture, pleural fluids or blood is present. It will work on patients with heavy perspiration or very wet environments. The highly aggressive tack adhesive of the hydro-gel will enable the dressing to conform and hold to the patient's body.
Halo Chest Seals also perform without loss of adhesion in extreme temperatures. Performance tested from -40° to 150° (-40°C to 65°C).
The Halo packaging includes two seals per pack. Unique package provides four notched corners for easy opening but if opened from the top, package can be resealed if both seals are not used in treatment.
TCCC Guideline - Management of Open or Sucking Chest Wounds
This guideline supports the total occlusive property of the Halo Seal product.
Tactical Field Care and CASEVAC Care - Breathing: All open and/or sucking chest wounds should be treated by immediately applying an occlusive material to cover the defect and securing it in place. Monitor the casualty for the potential development of a subsequent tension pneumothorax.
- Excellent adhesion with excessive blood or heavy perspiration
- Can be used to occlude a chest tube by folding in half twice and cutting a hole in the corner and slide over chest tube
- Large pull tab for easy removal
- Can be used to hold other dressings in place
- Durable Re-sealable Protective packaging
- Foam backing will enable the dressing to conform and hold to the patientÎês body
- 2 seals per package
- No residue once removed
- Has been tested and designed to perform under extreme conditions with temperature ranges below 32F to over 140F
- No vent to occlude
- Apply and monitor patient
- 100% Translucent
- Three year shelf life from date of mfg
- Latex Free
- Made in the USA
Seal dimensions: 5.5" x 8.25"
Package dimensions: 7.5" x 10.5"
Weight: 2 oz (each)
One of the best.
Posted by Tim T. on 01 22 2016
The HALO chest seal is quick and effective.
Great Product, just a little big
Posted by Jacob Fannin on 12 24 2015
These seals are some of the best of the best. The only bad thing may be the size of the packaging depending on what and wear you application may be. Other than that, they cant be beat. Plus your getting a pair VS just one like some other manufactures sell.
Best chest seal our there at the moment
Posted by EQP on 10 16 2015
I have not had to deploy these in a live environment but have trained extensively with these, HALO's and other chest seals. These by far adhere the best on all types of surfaces.
Posted by Unknown on 09 16 2015
This is the best chest seal ever!! TOP
Posted by Unknown on 04 22 2015
I have not yet used this product, but my partners have and absolutely love this product.
Posted by Larry Lane on 02 26 2014
I like that there are 2 in each pack
Needs to be in you TCCC kit
Posted by Sean Kenost on 02 15 2014
One of the few chest seals that actually gives you 2 seals. Folds easy for storage in cargo pocket or first aid kit.
Everything you need
Posted by Robert Klenka on 02 10 2014
Good size and fold nicely to fit into smaller kits. Comes as a pair which is always appreciated. Looks and feels of good quality, i just hope i never have to use one.
All the features you want
Posted by Brad P. on 05 13 2013
It's very unfair to review a product that I haven't actually used on a human to treat a sucking chest wound. That being said, military professionals rave about the HALO. It appears to have all the convenient features you want in a chest seal. It's great that it comes with two - entry and exit wound. It folds nicely and fits in both my ITS tallboy IFAK and HSGI bleeder.
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