Compdress Island Dressing – Sterile. These border gauze dressings can be used as either primary or secondary dressings. They are considered a lower cost-per-unit alternative for when absorptive dressings are required. The product is comprised of a non-adherent, absorptive central pad, with a soft conformable layer of gauze as a backing. There is a skin-friendly adhesive border around the perimeter. Does not contain natural rubber latex.