Medical talcum for instillation in the case of malignant pleural effusion or pneumothorax

  • Controlled particle size
  • Sterile
  • Asbestos-free
  • Endotoxin-free


  • Malignant pleural effusion
  • Pneumothorax

Effective and safe
Standard of care for decades

“The most important clinical implication of our study is that largeparticle talc can safely be used for pleurodesis. Other talc preparations should not be used for this indication.”
Janssen et al.: Safety of pleurodesis with talc poudrage in malignant pleural effusion: a prospective cohort study. Lancet 2007; 369: 1535-1539

„Es gilt als gesichert, dass es beim französischen Luzenac-Talk (… STERITALC®, NOVATECH) zu keiner systemischen Talkumdissemination kommt.“
“It is regarded secure that the French Luzenac talcum (… STERITALC®, NOVATECH) does not lead to a systemic talcum dissemination.”
Schnyder / Tschopp: Behandlung des Pneumothorax mittels internistisch-thorakoskopischer Talkumpleurodese. Der Pneumologe 2010. 7: 357-363

Ordering Information

REFDescriptionQuantity of medical talcumitems per box
16903STERITALC® F2 Vial, 50 ml2 g4
16913STERITALC® F4 Vial, 50 ml4 g4

STERITALC® PF3 (Poudrage Kit)
Vial 10 ml, with balloon and cannula,
L: 420 mm, OD: 3.0 mm

3 g2 kits
16983Supplement for 16863: Vial, 10 ml3 g4


International availability of STERITALC®