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3M™ Tegaderm

For over 30 years, 3M™ Tegaderm™ brand dressings have been synonymous with quality and performance. When the most trusted name in transparent film dressings was expanded to advanced wound care and surgical site dressings, users knew the Tegaderm™ brand meant easy-to-use products that provide excellent value, support best practices and help improve patient outcomes.

Antimicrobial Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate IV Securement Dressings

All-in-one Antimicrobial Transparent Film Dressing- Clinically proven to reduce CRBSIs and reduce the risk of skin and catheter colonisation.

  • Transparent film allows continuous observation around the entire insertion site
  • Tegaderm™ Film integrated with 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate gel pad conforms to
    body contours and flexes with patient movement
  • Semi-permeable, highly breathable film promotes moisture evaporation
  • CHG is immediately and continuously available, does not require additional
  • The all-in-one antimicrobial transparent dressing minimises opportunity for error

Advanced Securement Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ I.V. Advanced Securement Dressing

Tegaderm™ I.V. Advanced Securement Dressings were designed to help you deliver advanced securement for exceptional patient care.

  • Provides secure hold
  • Improves comfort and removes gently
  • Supports infection prevention goals by providing a barrier to external contaminants
  • Easy to use and cost-effective and provides excellent value
  • Meets best practices and industry guidelines

Transparent I.V Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent I.V. Dressings

Designed for I.V. applications, the dressing is notched and reinforced with a soft cloth border to provide a better seal and reduced edge lift around catheters and other devices.

  • Sterile tape strips are provided to assist with improved catheter securement
  • Breathable film, allows oxygen in and moisture out
  • Transparent dressings allow easy monitoring of I.V. sites without the need to remove the dressing
  • Framed delivery system allows for one handed application and prevents dressing sticking to itself
  • Sterile, waterproof dressing provides a breathable bacterial and viral barrier* to outside contaminants and allows the patient to shower
  • Most dressings include a date label to assist clinicians with documentation of date of insertion

Moisture Management

3M Moisture Management Solutions

3M Moisture Management Solutions make it easier for you to maintain the moisture balance needed for optimal wound healing. 3M™ Tegaderm™ brand wound care dressings are available in a range of sizes, shapes and fluid handling capacities to help you manage complex and difficult-to-dress wounds with confidence.

Transparent Film Dressing

3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Dressing

A breathable film dressing, impermeable to liquids, bacteria and viruses.*

  • Framed delivery system allows for one handed application and prevents dressing sticking to itself
  • Transparent dressings allow easy monitoring of wounds and I.V. sites without the need to remove the dressing
  • Secure adhesion, yet gentle to the skin
  • Breathable film, allows oxygen in and moisture vapour out
  • Sterile, waterproof dressing that provides a breathable bacterial and viral barrier to outside contaminants and allows the patient to shower*
  • Comprehensive clinical documentation

Suggested Applications:

  • Cover and protect catheter sites and wounds
  • Maintain a moist environment for wound healing
  • As a secondary dressing
  • As a protective cover over at-risk skin
  • To secure devices to the skin
  • Superficial burns
  • As a protective eye covering

Transparent Film Roll

3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Roll

3M Tegaderm Roll provides maximum versatility and is the affordable choice for skin protection and waterproof cover dressings.

  • Waterproof backing provides a bacterial and viral** barrier to outside contaminants and allows the patient to shower
  • Can be cut and customised to desired length
  • Transparent to allow for easy monitoring
  • Easy-to-use delivery reduces application waste

Suggested Applications:

  • Protection of at-risk skin from friction and body fluids
  • Waterproof fixation of primary dressings such as gauzes, alginates, foams, etc.
  • Fixation of medical devices (e.g. drainage tubes etc)

Tegaderm +Pad

A waterproof, absorbent dressing.

  • All-in-one sterile dressing – reduces application time
  • A bacterial and viral* barrier – helps prevent external bacteria and contaminants from entering the site
  • A waterproof barrier – patient may shower without removing dressing
  • Conforms to body contours, providing comfort
  • Non-adherent absorbent pad
  • Breathable film allows skin to function normally with good exchange of moisture vapour and oxygen
  • Provides moist wound environment to enhance healing and lessen pain
  • Frame delivery system ensures precise placement without applying tension
  • Hypoallergenic

Suggested Applications:

  • Post-operative sites
  • Superficial and partial thickness wounds
  • Lacerations, abrasions and burns
  • Light to moderately draining wounds
  • Secondary wound dressing

Clear Acrylic Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ Absorbent Clear Acrylic Dressing

Enables clinicians to monitor pressure ulcers, skin tears and other moderately exuding wounds without changing the dressing.

Foam Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ Foam Dressings

"Managing patients with complex wounds, such as pressure and venous ulcers can be challenging, placing significant burdens on you and your staff. With Tegaderm™ Foam Dressings, you can feel confident you're providing the best possible care.

Alginate Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ High Integrity Alginate Dressings

Sterile, highly conformable, and absorbent primary wound care dressings for use on moderately to heavily exudating wounds. Tegaderm™ Alginate Dressings are available in a variety of sizes.

Hydrocolloid Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ Hydrocolloid Dressing

Sterile wound dressings which consist of a hydrocolloid adhesive with an outer clear adhesive cover film impermeable to liquids, bacteria and viruses.1Available in oval, square and sacral (standard only) shapes.

1In vitro testing shows that the transparent film dressing provides a viral barrier from viruses 27 nm in diameter or larger while the dressing remains intact without leakage.

Contact Layer

3M™ Tegaderm™ Non-Adherent Contact Layer

A woven, nylon fabric with sealed edges that is non-adherent, non-irritating and hypoallergenic. The wound contact material is placed over the wound and under gauze or other absorbent dressing.


3M™ Tegaderm™ Ag Mesh Dressing with Silver

Versatile, easy to use 3M™ Tegaderm™ Ag Mesh Dressing with Silver provides an effective antimicrobial barrier in an affordable silver dressing.

Hydrogel Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ Hydrogel Wound Filler

Amorphous hydrogel, formulated to help provide a moist wound healing environment that has been shown to enhance wound healing. Available in single-dose tubes.

Wound Measuring

3M™ Wound Mapping Grid

A clear, adhesve wound mapping grid for monitoring and recording the progress of wounds

3M™ Wound Measuring Guide

A 3M™ Post-it® paper wound ruler

Clear Acrylic Dressings

Foam Dressings

Hydrocolloid Dressings

Contact Layer

Wound Mapping

Composite Dressings

Transparent Film Roll

Tegaderm I.V. Dressing

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