3M™ Transpore™ Surgical Tape is a latex free hypoallergenic, easy-to-tear, transparent 'plastic' tape. It is ideal for securing dressings and devices.
3M™ Transpore™ Surgical Tape is a conformable general purpose tape. Its bi-directional tear makes it easy to use when wearing gloves. The tape is transparent, allowing skin condition to be monitored. Porous and breathable, it minimises trauma to the skin. Radiolucent and hypoallergenic. Available in 4 sizes.
Indications for Use
Anchoring bulky dressings
Securing IV tubing
Fixation of Foley catheters
Fixation of naso-gastric tubes
Securing oxygen tubing
Successful Application & Removal
Apply tape evenly to clean, dry surface
Position and press down from centre outwards
Maximise adhesion by firmly rubbing or pressing tape backing
Never apply tape under tension. This may induce blistering or skin tearing
Loosen tape ends
Remove tape in direction of hair growth. Keep tape close to skin surface and slowly pull tape back