Key Features

Extremely hydrophilic


Derived from purified plant starch

Product information


SealFoam® Absorbable Polysaccharide Hemostat is a medical device composed of AMP® (absorbable modified polymer) particles which are very hydrophilic, biocompatible, non-pyrogenic and derived from purified plant starch.

The device contains no human or animal components. SealFoam is a naturally adhesive absorbable hemostatic pad designed to control bleeding during surgical procedures or following traumatic injuries. SealFoam may be trimmed to address specific procedural requirements and is indicated for a diverse range of applications and unique wound contours. SealFoam is absorbed in the body within a few days or may be irrigated prior to closure.

Company profile

Starch Medical

Starch Medical Inc. (SMI) was founded in 2007 and is a privately held San Jose, California based medical device company engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of absorbable hemostatic products. SMI has an independent distribution network for the sale of SealFoam® Absorbable Polysaccharide Hemostat and RESPONDER® Polysaccharide Hemostat.   SealFoam® and RESPONDER® are CE marked.