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Avery Dennison
MED 5588H

Hydrocolloid

MED 5588H is a single-coated, transparent polyurethane film with an advanced and highly integrated hydrocolloid formulation. This product’s absorbent adhesive is designed to not break down upon saturation, to assist 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.

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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 Polyethylene (PE)
TDS-02
0.2 lbf/in 1.0 N/25 mm
Peel Adhesion on Stainless Steel (SS)
TDS-04
1.1 lbf/in 5.0 N/25 mm
Liner Release
TDS-06
2.3 oz/in 33 g/25 mm
Static Shear
TDS-14
760 min
Reverse Tack
TDS-09
2.7 lbf/in 12 N/25 mm
MVTR
TDS-17
39 [g/100in2 -24 hours] 600 [g/m2 -24 hours]
Static Absorption
TDS-17
320 [g/100in2 -24 hours] 5000 [g/m2 -24 hours]
Product Construction
Typical Values*
Description
Carrier Thickness
2.8 mils 70 μm
Transparent polyurethane film
Adhesive Thickness
20 mils 500 µm
Hydrocolloid designed for medical applications
Release Liner Thickness
3.3 mils 85 µm
White super-calendered glassine

*Refer to product specifications for material acceptance limits. **Test method information available upon request.

STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE

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