Avery Dennison
MED 5712SI

Silicone Easy-Tear Tape

MED 5712SI is a single-coated easy-tear soft silicone adhesive nonwoven which can be easily torn in both directions. The product is coated onto a blue colored hydrophobic polyester-cellulose nonwoven and covered with a white blue LDPE release liner. The nonwoven carrier has a fluorine coating to allow the tape to be self-wound without the need for a release liner. The product is available in white, beige or blue and is supplied non-sterile.

Typical Application

Designed for woundcare and consumer applications.


Technical Data sheet

Features and Benefits
  • Gentle and soft adhesion to the skin
  • No scissors required, easy to tear
  • Can be torn along or across tape
  • Can be self-wound
  • Conformable and flexible
  • Water-repellent
  • Secure fixation
  • Non-irritating, non-sensitizing, skin-friendly
  • Painless removal with minimal epidermal stripping
  • EtO sterilizable
Physical Properties (Not intended as a specification.)
Test Method**
Typical Values*
Silicone Peel Adhesion (Polycarbonate Plate)
0.91 N/25 mm
Silicone Liner Release
0.38 N/25 mm
Peel Release of Selfwound Tape
0.16 N/25 mm
Silicone Adhesive Thickness
70.3 gsm
910 g/m2 per 24 hr
Product Construction
Typical Values*
Carrier Thickness
5.9 mils 150 µm
43 gsm cellulose-polyester nonwoven (with fluorine coating) available in white, beige or blue
Adhesive Thickness
70 gsm
Soft silicone adhesive designed for medical applications
Release Liner Thickness
4 mils 100 μm
Blue cast matte LDPE

MVTR, moisture vapor transmission rate.
*Refer to product specifications for material acceptance limits.
**Test method information available upon request.


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