Avery Dennison
MED 5727

Nonwoven with Gentle Adhesive

MED 5727 is a white nylon nonwoven with a gentle acrylic adhesive designed to adhere to the skin, with the acrylic side adhesive with good initial tack and adhesion that is suitable for a wide variety of materials. The softness, conformability, and the repositionability of the adhesive offers a high degree of user comfort.

Typical Application

Designed for applications requiring initial repositionability and breathability.


Technical Data sheet

Features and Benefits
    • Delivers “soft” release from skin during first 48 hours of contact

    • Allows atraumatic repositioning or temporary removal

    • Static shear and liner release of normal acrylic adhesive

    • Sterilization compatibility with Ethylene Oxide (EtO) and Gamma Irradiation 

Physical Properties (Not intended as a specification.)
Test Method**
Typical Values*
Peel Adhesion on Stainless Steel (SS)
0.2 lbf/in 2.2 N/25 mm
90 Degree Liner Release
100 gf/2 in 2.2 oz/in
Product Construction
Typical Values*
Nonwoven Carrier
9 mils 229 µm
White nylon nonwoven
Gentle Adhesive Thickness
1 mils 25 µm
Gentle acrylic adhesive designed for medical applications
Liner Thickness
2 mils 51 µm
2mil clear PET film

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

Performance Statement:

Wear time based on internal studies should be used only as a guide; results may vary and may be influenced by environmental, use, device design and user attributes. It is recommended that customers conduct their own studies using their specific device design to determine accurate wear times.


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