Avery Dennison
MED 5587H


MED 5587H is a single-coated transparent polyurethane film containing an advanced and highly integrated hydrocolloid formulation. This product’s absorbent adhesive is designed to not break down upon saturation, assists in creating optimal skin and wound healing conditions and has a high fluid handling capacity.

Typical Application

Designed for wound care and fixation of medical devices.


Technical Data sheet

Features and Benefits
    • Conformable
    • Integrated hydrocolloid
    • High absorption rate
    • Moisture resistant
    • Die-cuttable
    • Gamma sterilizable
Physical Properties (Not intended as a specification.)
Test Method**
Typical Values*
Peel Adhesion on Stainless Steel (SS)
ATM - T04/142
240 N/m
Liner Release
ATM - T13/001
1670 g/m
Reverse Tack
ATM - T04/009
500 N/m
Static Absorption
ATM - T06/021
5100 [g/m2 /24 hours]
Product Construction
Typical Values*
Carrier Thickness
2.8 mils 70 μm
Transparent polyurethane film
Adhesive Thickness
40 mils 1000 µm
Hydrocolloid designed for medical applications
Release Liner Thickness
3.4 mils 85 µm
White super-calendered glassine

*Refer to product specifications for material acceptance limits.


Two years when stored at 23°C (73°F), 50% relative humidity, out of direct sunlight, in original packaging.