3M Micropore Surgical Tape - White

3M Micropore Surgical Tape - White

Brand/Manufacturer: 3M
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  • FSA Approved
  • Latex Free

3M Micropore Surgical Tape is a breathable paper tape designed for securing various wound dressings, ostomy appliances, tubings, and much more. It consists of a hypoallergenic adhesive that is non-irritating on the skin and leaves minimal adhesive after removal. Micropore tape is best for fixing wound dressings and is breathable for ultimate patient comfort.

When to use 3M Micropore Surgical Tape?

Micropore 3M surgical tape can be used for securing

  • Blood draws
  • Lightweight dressings
  • IV lines and tubing (secondary securement)
  • Non-critical tubes
  • Small to medium dressings on damp skin
  • Ostomy appliances


Best Price Guarantee

Item # Desc Pkg Price
1530-0 1/2" x 10yd Each
1530-0 1/2" x 10yd 24/Pack
1530-0 1/2" x 10yd 240/Case
1530-1 1" x 10yd Each
1530-1 1" x 10yd 12/Pack
1530-1 1" x 10yd 120/Case
1530-2 2" x 10yd Each
1530-2 2" x 10yd 6/Pack
1530-2 2" x 10yd 60/Case
1530-3 3" x 10yd Each
1530-3 3" x 10yd 4/Pack
1530-3 3" x 10yd 40/Case

Features of 3M Micropore Tape

  • Hypoallergenic adhesive
  • Leaves no residue upon removal
  • Conformable paper tape
  • Not made with natural rubber latex
  • Holds well on damp skin for secure placement
  • Ideal for securing wound bandages, ostomy appliances IV lines etc.
  • Lightweight and promotes healing Reliably secures devices and dressings to skin

3m micropore surgical tape SDS

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How to use 3M Micropore Tape?

Applying the Micropore Tape

3M Microfoam Application Instructions        3M Microfoam Application Instructions

  • Apply tape evenly to clean, dry surface
  • Apply the tape evenly by positioning and pressing down from the center toward the edges
  • Optimize adhesion by firmly rubbing or pressing the tape backing. This will ensure the tape stays in place
  • Never apply tape under tension. This may induce skin trauma in the form of blistering or skin tearing

Removal of the Surgical Tape

3M Microfoam Removal Instructions       3M Microfoam Removal Instructions

  • Loosen the tape ends
  • Remove the tape in the direction of hair growth.
  • Keep the tape close to the skin surface and slowly pull the tape back
  • Support the skin throughout the removal

Storage And Shelf Life:

  • It is recommended that 3M surgical tapes be stored under normal conditions within the temperature range of 59 - 86 degrees F (15 - 30 degrees C)
  • 3M Microfoam tape has a recommended shelf life of three years under these conditions


The following method was tested and proven reliable for sterilization and stable adhesion performance, with ethylene oxide residuals well within U.S. FDA guidelines:

  1. Strips of tape arranged over a suitable release surface, e.g. glass, stainless steel, silicone-treated paper
  2. Tape sealed in appropriate sterilization pouch or wrapper
  3. EtO sterilized warm cycle 55 degrees C (130-145 degrees F), minimum 1 hour exposure time (50% RH - 600 mg/liter, or equivalent)
  4. Warm cycle aeration (temperature not to exceed 55 degrees C) for a minimum 20-hour cycle before use

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