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Avery Dennison
MED 5597H

Single-Coated Film Hydrocolloid

MED 5597H 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 provide for a low profile, 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
    • 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)
TDS-04
1.1 lbf/in 5.0 N/25 mm
Liner Release
TDS-06
1.5 oz/in 43 g/25 mm
Static Shear
TDS-14
700 min
Reverse Tack
TDS-09
3.6 lbf/in 18 N/25 mm
Static Absorption
TDS-17
240 [g/100in2 -24 hours] 3700 [g/m2 -24 hours]
Product Construction
Typical Values*
Description
Carrier Thickness
2.8 mils 70 μm
Transparent polyurethane film
Adhesive Thickness
16 mils 400 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.