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3M™ Medipore™ H Soft Cloth Tape 2861

3M ID  70200674425    UPC#  50707387434835    CAT#  2861     
Medipore H Soft Cloth Surgical Tape Group Photo
Medipore H Soft Cloth Surgical Tape Group Photo
1 inch x 10 yard (2,5cm x 9,14m) Soft Cloth, hypoallergenic tape


  • More gentleness than Medipore tape.
  • Higher adhesion than Medipore tape.
  • Latex-free and hypoallergenic for sensitive patients.
  • Excellent cross and diagonal stretch to accommodate moderate swelling or movement.
  • Easy-tear perforated rolls for quick tailoring.
  • Water-resistant.
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The same soft, latex-free, hypoallergenic, conformable tape as standard Medipore tape, but with increased gentleness and stronger adhesion for more challenging applications. Available in perforated rolls in several sizes. 3M™Medipore™H Soft Cloth Tape is sold non-sterile. The following methods were tested and proven reliable for sterilization and stable adhesion performance. With ethylene oxide residuals well within U.S. FDA guidelines. Procedure used: 1) Tape rolls kept intact up to the full 10-yard length, 2) Strips of tape arranged over a suitable release surface, e.g. glass, stainless steel, silicone-treated paper, 3) One 3-sheet pad of tape, 4) Tape sealing in appropriate sterilization pouch or wrapper, 5) EtO sterilized warm cycle 55%C (130 -145°). Minimum 1 hour expsore time (50% RH-600 mg/liter, or equivalent), 6) Warm cycle aeration (temperature not to exceed 55°C (130°-145°F) for a minimum 20 hour cycle before use. It is the responsibility of an individual health care organization to confirm sterility when product is sterilized in its facility.

Suggested Applications

  • When repeated taping is needed and preservation of “at risk skin” is critical.
  • Securing over areas where skin may stretch (e.g., edema, distention, hematoma formation or movement).


ConditionDressing and Device Securement, I.V. Related, Skin Care, Wound Care
DepartmentCardiovascular, Critical Care, Dialysis Center, Emergency, I.V. Therapy, Intensive Care Unit, Labor & Delivery, Medical-Surgical, Oncology, Operating Room-Surgery, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Radiology, Urgent Care, Wound Care
Dressing and Device Securement Condition TypeAdhesive Trauma, Skin Injuries-Allergic & Irritant Contact Dermatitis, Skin Injuries-Maceration, Skin Injuries-Mechanical, Surgical Wound, Tube & Device Securement-Infusion & Monitoring, Tube & Device Securement-Lightweight Tubes & Devices
IV Related Condition TypeArterial Catheter, CVC Dialysis, CVC Implanted Port, CVC PICC, CVC Short-Term, CVC Tunneled, Epidural Catheter
Length10 Linear Yard
Length (Metric)9.14 m
MaterialSoft Cloth
NHS eClass CodeEHC
Product TypeMedical Tape, Surgical Tape
Skin Care Condition TypePeri-Tube Skin Irritation, Tracheostomy Site Trauma, Trauma from Tapes and Dressings
Width1 Inch
Width (Metric)2.5 cm
Wound Care Condition TypeAbrasions, Closed Intact Surgical Wound, Donor Sites, Lacerations, Neuropathic Ulcers, Open Surgical Wounds, Skin Tears, Superficial Partial Thickness Burns, Venous Leg Ulcers