What adhesive is used in Tegaderm?

What is the adhesive used on 3M™ Tegaderm™ Film Dressing? The adhesive used is a hypoallergenic, single polymer acrylate adhesive.

What are Tegaderm dressings used for?

Versatile—one product to satisfy many clinical situations Tegaderm™ dressings can be used to protect I.V. sites, enhance wound healing, prevent skin breakdown, and protect clean, closed surgical incisions. Tegaderm™ dressings are available in many sizes, shapes and application styles to meet a wide variety of needs.

How long can you leave a Tegaderm bandage on?

Leave Tegaderm on for 3 to 5 days. Remove Tegaderm by peeling back the edges and pulling the sheet back over itself in the direction of hair growth. If there is still a strong adhesion, try removing the bandage in a warm shower.

Does Tegaderm allow skin to breathe?

The transparent dressing allows customization of shape and size to fit difficult wound configurations. This 3M Tegaderm wound dressing breathes, allowing moisture vapor and oxygen to exchange while providing a moist environment for enhanced healing.

Does Tegaderm go directly on wound?

Transparent Dressings like TEGADERM are great for superficial scrapes, shallow wounds, cuts or blisters. They are a breathable “plastic” like dressing that will adhere to intact skin but not to a wound bed.

When should I remove Tegaderm?

Days 6-7: Remove the Saniderm or Tegaderm Bandage Tattoo artists will generally recommend removing the tattoo healing wrap around days 6-7. Removing the bandage in the shower will help it come off your skin easier.

Can Tegaderm ruin a tattoo?

Tegaderm is a sterile, breathable, waterproof, germ-proof barrier to protect your new tattoo. Tegaderm will protect your tattoo from contamination and will also protect your clothes and sheets from excess ink, blood and fluid that are the normal by-products of healing a tattoo. Discard this Tegaderm.

When do you remove Tegaderm?

Tegaderm, a sterile, breathable, waterproof, germ-proof barrier to protect your new tattoo. Leave the Tegaderm on for 3-4 DAYS do not lift it, change it or remove it.