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The Go-No-Go Tool is intended to facilitate evaluation and documentation of the process for effectively managing patients wound care dressing(s) and/ or product(s) during hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

WoundReference does not assume responsibility and has not performed individual testing to confirm or validate items used in the hyperbaric environment. The evaluations below are for educational purposes only and each facility is responsible for determining the safety or level of risk for each product used in their own hyperbaric environment. Each product must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the established NFPA 99 2018 Hyperbaric Safety Guidelines.

Item NameFindingsCreated
prisma   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: NO; ; Mechanical: NO; ; 4/8/21 by Elizabeth Meyer
Adult Diaper   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Flammable Limits: Non-flammable/Combustible per SDSProduces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: YES; ; Adv... 3/25/21 by Jeff Mize
PICC Line Dressing - Tegaderm   More suitable alternative: NO; ; The PICC dressing is tegaderm. The SDS is attached, limited information is provided.Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: ... 3/25/21 by Jeff Mize
Aquaphor Ointment   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; The information provided from the Safety Data Sheet does not include information regarding heat production. The Active Ingredi... 3/8/21 by Jeff Mize
Male Urinal   More suitable alternative: NO; ; The product is composed of plastic. NO SDS was found. Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: NO; ; ... 2/18/21 by Jeff Mize
Non-Rebreather Mask   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: NO; ; Mechanical: NO; ; 2/18/21 by Matt Rascon
vaseline   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: NO; ; Mechanical: NO; ; 2/4/21 by Erin E, RN
iodoflex   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: NO; ; Mechanical: NO; ; 2/4/21 by Erin E, RN
lotion   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: NO; ; Mechanical: NO; ; 2/4/21 by Erin E, RN
Air activated heat patch (Thermacare Patch)   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; remove air activated heat patch before every session; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; Main component is iron fil... 1/22/21 by Elaine Horibe Song
Xeroform   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; THe dressing will covered with a moist towel or gauze; Too much fuel: YES; No ... 12/30/20 by Jeff Mize
Viscopaste Zinc Oxide 10%   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Viscopaste contains Bleached cotton fabric bandage, impregnated with a white mass containing Zinc Oxide BP 10% or leg ulcer treatment. Often covere... 10/21/20 by Tiffany Hamm
Iodoform   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; No data available in MSDS; Produces static: NO; No data available in MSDS; Low flash point: NO; No data available in MSDS; To... 5/26/20 by Dana Maniuszko
Hydrogel   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; No data available in MSDS; Produces static: NO; No data available in MSDS; Low flash point: NO; No data available in MSDS; To... 5/26/20 by Dana Maniuszko
Silvadene cream   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; No data available in MSDS; Produces static: NO; No data available in MSDS; Low flash point: NO; No data available in MSDS; To... 5/26/20 by Dana Maniuszko
Iodosorb   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; Autoignition temperature not determined; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; NFPA Flammability classification: 1; Too... 5/26/20 by Dana Maniuszko
Gentamycin sulfate cream   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: NO; ; Mechanical: NO; ; 5/26/20 by Dana Maniuszko
Calmoseptine   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: NO; ; Mechanical: NO; ; 5/26/20 by Dana Maniuszko
medihoney   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; information not found on msds; Low flash point: NO; Information not found on MSDS; Too much fuel: NO; ... 3/10/20 by CHERI COOK
cochlear implant   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; no information available; Produces static: YES; no information available; Low flash point: YES; no information available; To... 11/21/19 by Kris Butler
artifical urethral sphincter   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; no information available; Produces static: YES; no information available; Low flash point: YES; no information available; To... 11/21/19 by Kris Butler
KCI NPWT Foam Dressing   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; HIGH TEMPERATURES SPARKS OPEN FLAMES; Produces static: NO; INFORMATION NOT PROVIDED ON MSDS; Low flash point: YES; INFORMATIO... 11/15/19 by Andrea E., LPN
SNAP VAC DRESSING   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; INFORMATION NOT PROVIDED ON MSDS ; Produces static: YES; INFORMATION NOT PROVIDED ON MSDS ; Low flash point: YES; INFORMATIO... 11/15/19 by Andrea E., LPN
TOTAL CONTACT CASTING SYSTEM   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; MSDS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR CASTING WAX NOT ENTIRE SYSTEM ; Produces static: YES; MSDS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR CASTING WAX NOT ENTIRE ... 11/14/19 by Andrea E., LPN
CAST PADDING   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Produces static: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Low flash point: YES; NOT APPLICABLE ; Too much fuel: YES; NO... 11/14/19 by Andrea E., LPN
NU GAUZE PLAIN PACKING   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; MSDS NOT AVAILABLE ; Produces static: YES; MSDS NOT AVAILABLE ; Low flash point: YES; MSDS NOT AVAILABLE ; Too much fuel: YE... 11/14/19 by Andrea E., LPN
dip nail treatment   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; information not found; Produces static: NO; information not found; Low flash point: NO; information not found; Too much fuel:... 11/14/19 by Kris Butler
hair extensions   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; information not found; Produces static: YES; information not found; Low flash point: YES; information not found; Too much fu... 11/14/19 by Kris Butler
soft roll   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; information not found; Produces static: NO; information not found; Low flash point: NO; information not found; Too much fuel:... 11/14/19 by Kris Butler
staples   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; information not found; Produces static: YES; information not found; Low flash point: YES; information not found; Too much fu... 11/14/19 by Kris Butler
ace wrap   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; information not found; Produces static: YES; information not found; Low flash point: YES; information not found; Too much fu... 11/14/19 by Kris Butler
Cavilon Advanced Skin Protectant   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; Not Stated in MSDS; Produces static: YES; Not Stated in MSDS; Low flash point: YES; 17 Degress Ferinheit; Too much fuel: YES... 11/13/19 by Andrea E., LPN
Mastisol skin adhesive   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: YES; Flash Point: > 44 F / 7 C; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: YES; Avoid c... 11/13/19 by Jeff Mize
ChloroPrep   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: YES; Flash Point: 67°F, Evaporation Rate: Not Determined; Too much fuel: YES; ; Ad... 11/13/19 by Jeff Mize
Dakin's   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; unknown; Produces static: NO; unknown; Low flash point: NO; per MSDS no data available; Too much fuel: NO; unknown; Adverse ... 11/11/19 by Kris Butler
bacitracin   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; unknown; Produces static: NO; unknown - not considered flamable; Low flash point: NO; no information available; Too much fuel... 11/11/19 by Kris Butler
resta silver gel   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; unknown; Produces static: NO; unknown; Low flash point: NO; per MSDS - flash point - "not considered to be a fire hazard"; To... 11/11/19 by Kris Butler
bactroban   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; unknown; Produces static: NO; unknown; Low flash point: NO; per MSDS a flashpoint has not been established; Too much fuel: NO... 11/11/19 by Kris Butler
desitin   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; unknown; Produces static: NO; unknown; Low flash point: NO; flashpoint - no information available per MSDS; Too much fuel: NO... 11/11/19 by Kris Butler
Collagenase (Santyl R)   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; unknown; Produces static: NO; unknown; Low flash point: NO; flashpoint >390*F/>199*C; Too much fuel: NO; unknown; Adverse ef... 11/11/19 by Kris Butler
xeroform   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; Flash point for xeroform not stated in the SDS, however petroleum jelly is the ... 11/11/19 by Kris Butler
Acticoat   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; unknown; Low flash point: NO; melting/sublimation point: 120*C; Too much fuel: NO; unknown; Adverse e... 11/11/19 by Kris Butler
medtronic products   More suitable alternative: NO; ; medtronic products are not required to have SDS's, but do test products to specific ATA's and that specific information can be found by calling Med... 11/11/19 by Kris Butler
Adaptic   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Produces static: YES; NOT AVAILABLE ; Low flash point: YES; GREATER THE 160 DEGREES CELSIUS ; Too much f... 11/8/19 by Andrea E., LPN
Prisma   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; NOT APPLICABLE; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; NOT APPLICABLE; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: NO; NONE K... 11/7/19 by Andrea E., LPN
ABD PADS   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Produces static: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Low flash point: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Too much fuel: YES; ... 11/7/19 by Andrea E., LPN
betadine   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Produces static: YES; NOT AVAILABLE ; Low flash point: YES; NOT AVAILABLE ; Too much fuel: YES; NOT AVA... 11/7/19 by Andrea E., LPN
A and D Ointment   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Produces static: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Low flash point: NO; 93.3 DEGREE CELSIUS; Too much fuel: YES; ... 11/6/19 by Andrea E., LPN
Nystatin Powder   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Produces static: YES; NOT AVAILABLE ; Low flash point: YES; NOT APPLICABLE; Too much fuel: YES; NOT AVA... 11/6/19 by Andrea E., LPN
Triamcinolone   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Produces static: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Low flash point: YES; NO DATA AVAILABLE ; Too much fuel: YES; ... 11/6/19 by Andrea E., LPN
Duoderm   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; PRESSURE HAZARD-NO, FIRE HAZARD-NO ; Produces static: NO; PRESSURE HAZARD-NO, FIRE HAZARD-NO ; Low flash point: YES; NOT APPL... 11/6/19 by Andrea E., LPN
Restore contact layer, Silver   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; AVOID EXCESSIVE HEAT AND STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS ; Produces static: YES; NOT AVAILABLE ; Low flash point: YES; NOT AVAILABLE... 11/6/19 by Andrea E., LPN
HYDROFERA BLUE CLASSIC ANTIBACTERIAL FOAM DRESSING   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT, IGNITION SOURCES AND INCOMPATIBLE MATERIALS. HEATING MAY PRODUCE AN IRRITANT AND HARMFUL GAS; Produces st... 11/6/19 by Andrea E., LPN
AQUACEL AG   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS MAY CAUSE SMOLDERING OR A FIRE; Produces static: YES; NOT DETERMINED ; Low flash point: NO; SOLID MA... 11/6/19 by Andrea E., LPN
Allevyn ag   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: YES; Information not provided on the msds; Produces static: YES; Information not provided on the msds; Low flash point: YES; Info... 10/25/19 by Andrea E., LPN
coban   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: YES; ; Adverse effect: NO; ; Mechanical: NO; ; 10/25/19 by Kris Butler
External Fixation Device   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: NO; ; Mechanical: NO; ; 10/11/19 by Jeff Mize
gauze pad   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: NO; ; Mechanical: NO; ; 6/13/19 by Matt Rascon
Bone Wax   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Bone wax is a nonabsorbable product used for providing hemostasis in bleeding bone. Produces heat: YES; The product MSDS does not include informat... 6/7/19 by Jeff Mize
Promogran Prisma   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Per product MSDS This product is not expected to be hazardous under foreseen conditions of use.Produces heat: YES; The product MSDS does not inclu... 6/6/19 by Jeff Mize
Plastic water bottle   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Water bottle necessary to facilitate tempanic membrane equalization during descent to 2.0 ATAProduces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flas... 6/5/19 by Jeff Mize
NPWT foam   More suitable alternative: NO; ; Produces heat: NO; ; Produces static: NO; ; Low flash point: NO; ; Too much fuel: NO; ; Adverse effect: NO; ; Mechanical: NO; ; 5/16/19 by Jeff Mize
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