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Anyone have a good source for single use first aid stuff?

Discussion in 'First Aid Station' started by MoighonFweeman, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. MoighonFweeman

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    I'm looking to put together a very small first aid kit, and therefore I can't have larger items such as full tubes of ointment and stuff. I was wondering if anyone knows of a website where one could buy single use packages of first aid stuff. I'd also like to be able to buy these individually: This kit will mostly be a portable emergency boo boo kit, and I'll have a larger kit at home, so I really don't want to have to buy a 350000 pack of anything when I'll only use one unit every month or so.

    Here's the (more or less) full list of stuff I'm looking for, in case it matters:

    Antibiotic ointment
    Burn ointment
    Itch ointment
    Non-alcohol cleaning wipes
    Q-tips
    Eyedrops (saline and anti-itch)
    OTC Meds

    Everything I'm including in my kit that isn't already listed here is readily available in convenient packaging (band-aids, for example).

    Thanks guys!
     
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  2. hibby

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    Germolene and sudocreme both do wee 30g tubes. Or Savlon have a 15g tube.

    What about packing ointment into a straw and heat seal the ends? Any size you want.
     
  3. sgtdills

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    Amazon has good prices. I just ordered a lot of stuff for making several small FAK's.
     
  4. MoighonFweeman

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    I've tried the straw thing. Not sure if I'm doing something wrong, but they always start leaking after a while.

    I'll take a look around Amazon, and I'll search up those two brands as well. Thanks!
     
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    +1 For the straw method. I have found that certain brands have a tendency to not seal well.
     
  6. Lannister
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    Check Minimus.


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  7. Rob Babcock

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    Amazon is great. Chinook has a great selection as well but shipping is higher than Amazon.
     
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    Adventure Medical has turn key kits. Makes it really easy to get a kit pursuant to your needs, and keep it stocked.

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    Rescue Essentials under "Components" then "Meds & Topicals".
     
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    Our local REI has a great section for restocking items used from FAKs. You can't buy a single packet though - they are sold in packets of 4 (or something), which is perfectly reasonable for my needs.
     
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    www-minimus-biz (useless forum won't allow a simple link?)

    I've ordered from them before, best source I've found for everything, "single use" or "travel size" you could think of.

    Lots of random good stuff too. I'm looking at my old invoice, among mostly OTC med packets to stock kits with, I see a couple mini eyeglass repair kits, those little metal sealed tubes of super-glue, Tempa DOT single use thermometers, tweezers, and of course a dozen of those tiny bottles of Tabasco.
     
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    Dark Angel Medical
    ITS Tactical
    Adventure Medical
    Walgreens
     
  13. CatherineM
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    You'll probably get a PM about posting even this much from a link that doesn't financially support the forum. We're not allowed to help each other with links from non-contributors.


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  14. qkarl

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    +1 for Amazon. One of the brands with individually packaged stuff is Medi-first. They work good. There are also a few other brands that sell individually packaged stuff.
     
  15. Timlugia

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    Rescue Essential and Chinook sells them under "dose packages"
    You can also find them in local REI
     
  16. thegrouch314

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    what do you guys type into amazon to find them? i'm really struggling
     
  17. Thomas Pope

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    I get all of my single use packets from Survival Resources. Last time I looked at least they had most of the basic OTC meds available individually at good prices.
     
  18. Talon115

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    The dollar store is a good resource for basic first aid supplies.
     
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