HiTemp UR Australian Medical Sheepskin- ( AS4480-1 1998)
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The " Gold Standard" of Medical Sheepskin. It is all about the WOOL. These specially selected very-fine wool Merino sheepskins are chosen because of their very high wool pile density and fine wool characteristics. Only 1 in 20 sheepskins produced in Australia are good enough to meet this recognised Standard( AS4480-1 1998) for Australian Medical Sheepskin.
HiTemp means that these Medical Sheepskins have been specially tanned to enable washing up to 80 oC and drying up to 60 oC. These numbers are important for sheepskin and wool disinfection; an important consideration for clients who already have pressure sores and hospitals. These HiTemp UR Australian Medical Sheepskins are Warranteed for up to 50 washes in Woolskin, when appropriate washing procedures are used.
Standards Australia: (AS4480-1 1998) specifies the Properties of Australian Medical Sheepskin:
All of our Australian HiTemp UR Medical Sheepskins conform to the above standard and are warranteed by Shear Comfort for up to 50 washes; if washed in Woolskin using the prescribed procedures.
The letters UR designate that the skin has increased resistance to urine; making them suitable for incontinent patients. Sheepskins without this UR stamp will break down in the presence of urine. Urine will cause the leather to crack and the wool will fall out. Use in the bed and wheelchair 24/7, all year; for maximum benefit. Only authentic Australian Medical Sheepskins have the above stamp on the leather backing. Be aware that some sheepskins offered on the web are tanned to be HiTemp wash but are not UR (Urine Resistant). Look for HITEMP UR on the stamp for the very best products.
The Australian Medical Sheepskin Overlay is about 38" long x 28" wide- large enough to protect the body from the shoulders to below the buttocks. Every sheepskin is slightly different from all others. Some are a little longer, others are a little shorter but wider.
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Guaranteed for up to 50 washes in Woolskin when recommended washing procedures are used.
Wash in Woolskin- the special detergent developed by the tanning industry in Australia. Woolskin will clean, condition and disinfect the wool and the leather. Normal household detergents will damage the leather permanently. Machine wash and air dry on the back of a chair or on a drying rack.
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Warranteed by Shear Comfort for up to 50 washes in Woolskin.
Posted by Unknown on 31st Oct 2016
This is a first-impressions review; I will update as the product is used. But I will note that we've used other, similar products from this company in the past and we've been very happy with them. I expect to like these sheepskins just as much. For now, I will just say; that they feel wonderful.
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