3M™ Microfoam™ Surgical Tape, 1528

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Conformable: Multi-directional stretch to accommodate swelling and movement

Tape material: Elastic foam tape not made with natural rubber latex

Provides cushioning

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  • Conformable: Multi-directional stretch to accommodate swelling and movement
  • Tape material: Elastic foam tape not made with natural rubber latex
  • Provides cushioning

3M™ Microfoam™ Surgical Tape is a flexible foam tape appropriate for clinical applications such as securing dressings, added pressure dressings or when swelling or movement is anticipated.

Conformable and cushioning: banner of Microfoam family of products OOP on pink background

  • white icon of square stretching in all directions on pink background
    Conformable with multidirectional stretch.

  • white icon of 3 pillows stacked on pink background
    Provides cushioning as needed.

  • white icon of flexibility on pink background
    Flexible tape.

  • illustration of applying tape to skin wihtout pulling or stretching
    Apply tape to skin without pulling or stretching.

    Pulling or stretching during application may result in tension blisters as tape attempts to return to its original state.

  • illustration of applying firm pressure to activate the tape adhesive and fully contact skin
    Apply firm pressure to activate the adhesive and fully contact skin.

    Acrylate adhesives are pressure sensitive.

  • illustration of removing tape by loosening the tape's leading edge
    To remove, loosen the tape’s leading edge.

    Do not pull the tape perpendicular to the skin. For tape that is strongly adhered to the skin, consider using a medical grade adhesive remover to soften the adhesive along the peel line.

  • illustration of removing tape by stabilizing skin and removing the tape low and slow
    Stabilize skin and remove the tape “low and slow”.

    Stabilize the skin with one finger at the peel line and continuously move it along the peel line (ideally in the direction of hair growth) to support the skin during removal.

Suggested applications
  • Flexible securement
  • When swelling or movement is anticipated
  • Dressings and added pressure
  • Secondary securement for IV lines and tubing, central venous catheters, chest tubes, surgical drain tubes

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