Avery Dennison
MED 5787H

 Single-Coated Nonwoven Hydrocolloid

MMED 5787H is a single-coated, white, water repellent, polyester, spunlace nonwoven containing an integrated hydrocolloid formulation. This product’s absorbent adhesive is designed to limit 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, ostomy and fixation of medical devices.


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)
ATM - T04/142
80 N/m
Liner Release
ATM - T13/001
3600 g/m
Static Shear
ATM - T03/040
70 minutes
Static Absorption
ATM - T06/021
6500 [g/m2 /24 hours]
Product Construction
Typical Values*
Carrier Thickness
12 mils 300 µm
White water repellent polyester spunlace nonwoven
Adhesive Thickness
40 mils 1010 µm
Hydrocolloid designed for medical applications
Release Liner Thickness
5 mils 128 µm
White polyethylene protected paper

*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.