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3M™ Medipore™ H Soft Cloth Surgical Tape, 2860 Series

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Conformable: Bi-directional stretch accommodates swelling, distension and movement

Tape material: Highly breathable, perforated nonwoven soft cloth tape not made with natural rubber latex

Easy to use: Easy to tear at perforations with no scissors necessary

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Highlights
  • Conformable: Bi-directional stretch accommodates swelling, distension and movement
  • Tape material: Highly breathable, perforated nonwoven soft cloth tape not made with natural rubber latex
  • Easy to use: Easy to tear at perforations with no scissors necessary
  • Removal: Minimal skin stripping and adhesive residue upon removal from skin
  • Provides flexible securement for clinical applications: Dressings and added pressure, secondary securement for IV lines and tubing, central venous catheters, chest tubes, surgical drain tubes, when swelling or movement is anticipated, when repeat taping is needed

3M™ Medipore™ H Soft Cloth Surgical Tape is a flexible tape appropriate for clinical applications such as dressings and added pressure, when swelling or movement is anticipated and for securing chest tubes and surgical drain tubes.

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3M™ Medipore™ H Soft Cloth Surgical Tape

Made to move with your patients.

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

    Bi-directional stretch accommodates swelling, distension and movement.

  • white icon of squiggling arrows up on pink background
    Breathable.

    Highly breathable, soft cloth tape.

  • white icon of tearing on pink background
    Easy to use.

    Easy to tear at perforations with no scissors necessary.

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

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References

1. 3M data on file. TECH REPORT-05-742819.