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3M™ Medipore™ H Soft Cloth Tape 2862

3M ID  70200674433    UPC#  50707387434842    CAT#  2862     
2862 Medipore H
2862 Medipore H
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.


  • 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.



ConditionDressing and Device Securement, I.V. Related, Skin 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
Width2 Inch
Width (Metric)5 cm

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