HC Deb 12 June 1952 vol 502 c36W
30. Mr. Driberg

asked the Minister of Health what tests have been carried out in the use of rayon in surgical dressings: and with what result.

Mr. Macleod

The use of rayon in elastic adhesive dressings, elastic bandages and cotton crepe bandages is already authorised. Following satisfactory tests the supply of rayon lint against medical prescription will shortly be approved. Clinical tests of rayon surgical gauze and rayon bandages are still in progress.

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