3M Micropore Surgical Tape
3M Micropore Surgical Tape is a reliable and versatile medical adhesive tape widely used in healthcare facilities worldwide. Designed by the reputable company 3M, this surgical tape offers numerous benefits and features, making it a top choice for medical professionals.
The dependable choice for a gentle, general-purpose paper tape, 25mm x 9.1m
3M™ Micropore™ Medical Tape offers gentleness to the skin yet adheres appropriately for general securement needs. Our breathable surgical tapes are economical, latex-free and available in various sizes, colours and quantities.
3M Micropore Surgical Tape is in the Multi-purpose Class for clinical applications such as lightweight dressings and secondary securement of IV lines. 3M Micropore Surgical Tape is in the Multi-purpose Class for clinical applications such as blood draws, lightweight dressings, secondary securement of IV lines, and non-critical tubes.
Specifications of 3M Micropore Soft Cloth Surgical Tape:
- Material: The 3M Micropore Surgical Tape is made from a soft, breathable paper material that allows maximum patient comfort while providing secure adhesion.
- Hypoallergenic: It is hypoallergenic, making it suitable for patients with sensitive skin and minimizing the risk of skin irritation or allergic reactions.
- Adhesive: The surgical tape features a gentle, latex-free adhesive that holds securely but can be easily removed without causing trauma to the skin.
- Width: The tape is available in various widths, typically ranging from 1/2 inch to 2 inches, catering to different medical applications.
- Length: The tape is supplied in rolls of different lengths, allowing for efficient and cost-effective usage in medical settings.
- Colour: 3M Micropore Surgical Tape comes in white or tan colours, providing options to match the needs of healthcare professionals.
Features of 3M Micropore Surgical Tape:
- Breathability: The microporous design of the tape allows air and moisture to pass through, preventing the build-up of moisture and maintaining the integrity of the skin.
- Gentle to Skin: The tape’s hypoallergenic adhesive ensures gentle application and removal, minimizing the risk of skin damage or discomfort.
- Versatile Use: 3M Micropore Surgical Tape suits various medical applications, including securing dressings, lightweight tubing, and bandages.
- Tearable by Hand: The tape can be easily torn by hand, eliminating the need for scissors and enabling quick and efficient application.
- Secure Adhesion: Despite its gentle nature, the tape offers reliable adhesion, ensuring that dressings and medical devices remain securely in place.
- Radiolucent: The tape is radiolucent, meaning it does not interfere with X-ray imaging, making it suitable for patients who require imaging while being treated.
- Latex-Free: It is free from latex, making it safe for patients with latex allergies or sensitivities.
A highly breathable tape that is gentle on the skin yet offers reliable securement of dressing and devices.
Latex-free and hypoallergenic for sensitive patients.
Highly breathable to maintain skin integrity.
- A highly breathable tape that is gentle on the skin yet offers reliable securement of dressing and devices
- Latex-free and hypoallergenic for sensitive patients
- Highly breathable to maintain skin integrity
- Holds well on damp skin for secure placement
- Economical standard rolls
Suggested Applications: 3M Micropore Surgical Tape can be used in the following applications – Blood draws, Lightweight dressings, IV lines and tubing (secondary securement), Non-critical tubes, Cardiovascular, Critical Care, Dialysis Center, EMERGENCY, I.V. Therapy, Intensive Care Unit, Labour & Delivery, Medical-Surgical, Oncology, Operating Room-Surgery, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Radiology, Urgent Care and Wound Care.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions):
- Is 3M Micropore Surgical Tape reusable? No, the surgical tape is designed for single use only to ensure optimal hygiene and performance.
- Can the tape be used on sensitive or fragile skin? Yes, the tape’s hypoallergenic properties make it safe for sensitive or fragile skin use.
- Can I use this tape for securing heavy dressings? While the tape provides secure adhesion, it is more suitable for lightweight dressings. For heavy dressings, consider using a stronger 3M surgical tape.
- Is the tape waterproof? No, the 3M Micropore Surgical Tape is not waterproof. It is recommended to use a different tape or dressing for water-resistant applications.
- Can the tape be used on infants or elderly patients? Yes, the gentle nature of the tape makes it suitable for use on infants, children, and elderly patients.