Tonsil Sponges

Tonsil Sponges are gauze covered, fiber filled, ball shaped sponges. They are especially designed for prepping and sponging in deep cavities having minimal openings.

  • USP Type III absorbent cotton, 28×24-mesh gauze outer layer with an X-ray element – LATEX-FREE construction
  • Available in cotton fill and gauze fill, unstrung, string strung, and tape strung to suit the surgeon’s desires
  • X-ray element is fully encased between the outer layer of gauze and the inner fill making it secure and visible
  • Strung tonsils are provided on an accountability card of five sponges ensuring accuracy of sponge counts
  • Accountability cards have a self-adhesive backing allowing the card to be adhered to the Mayo stand drape
  • Sterile products are packaged individually in a Tyvek® peel pouch

Double string strung, cotton-filled


Tape strung, fiber-filled


Non-strung, cotton-filled