Avery Dennison
MED 5732

Single-Coated Nonwoven

MED 5732 is a single-coated, tan polyurethane nonwoven with an acrylic adhesive designed for enhanced comfort and wearablity, and is repositionable during the first 24 hours of wear without sacrificing adhesion.

Typical Application

Designed for applications requiring initial repositionability and breathability, including but not limited to advanced and consumer wound care, patient monitoring, vascular access and surgical drape applications.


Technical Data sheet

Features and Benefits
    • Delivers “soft” release from skin during first 24 hours of contact
    • Allows atraumatic repositioning or temporary removal
    • Static shear, MVTR, and liner release of normal acrylic adhesive
    • Adhesive can be coated on a wide array of carriers and designs
    • Sterilization compatibility with Ethylene Oxide (EtO) or Gamma Irradiation
Physical Properties (Not intended as a specification.)
Test Method**
Typical Values*
Peel Adhesion on Polyethylene (PE)
0.3 lbf/in
Peel Adhesion on Stainless Steel (SS)
0.5 lbf/in 2.2 N/25 mm
90-degree Liner Release
125 gf/2 in 2.2 oz/in
Static Shear
100 minutes
325 g/m2 per 24 hr
Product Construction
Typical Values*
Carrier Thickness
4 mils 101 µm
Tan polyurethane nonwoven
Adhesive Thickness
1 mils 25 μm
Gentle acrylic adhesive designed for medical applications
Liner Thickness
3 mils 76 μm
White single-coated kraft paper liner

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.