Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Fixings, tapes

3M Blenderm Surgical Tape

3M Blenderm Surgical Tape

A transparent impermeable plastic medical tape that provides an occlusive film barrier and a moderate level of adhesive strength.

3M Transpore Medical Tape

3M Transpore Medical Tape

A transparent, perforated, plastic medical tape with bidirectional perforations for easy hand tear and a moderate level of adhesive strength.

Chemifix

Chemifix

Permeable, apertured, non-woven tape BP, coated on one side with a hypoallergenic synthetic adhesive and an easy-to-remove paper backing.

Chemipore

Chemipore

Permeable, non-woven, synthetic adhesive tape BP, coated with a hypoallergenic adhesive. Gentle fixation.

Chemipore PE

Chemipore PE

Permeable, plastic, synthetic adhesive tape BP with a hypoallergenic adhesive. Easy, straight, bi-directional tear. Moderate level of adhesive strength.

Clinipore

Clinipore

Permeable non-woven synthetic adhesive tape.

ConvaTec Hydrocolloid Sealing Strips

ConvaTec Hydrocolloid Sealing Strips

Thin, sterile sealing strips consisting of an inner layer of hydrocolloid contained within an adhesive polymer matrix and an outer layer of polyurethane film. 

Hypafix

Hypafix

Permeable, apertured, non-woven, synthetic adhesive tape.

Insil

Insil

Soft silicone fixation tape.

Leukofix

Leukofix

Transparent, synthetic, perforated, adhesive film tape. Skin-sensitive. 

Leukoplast Sleek LF

Leukoplast Sleek LF

Latex-free, plasticised PVC tape. Waterproof, strong and conformable. Excellent initial and long-term adhesion.

Leukopor

Leukopor

Permeable, non-woven, synthetic adhesive tape. Skin-friendly. Provides gentle fixation.

Mefix

Mefix

Permeable apertured non-woven synthetic adhesive tape.

Mepitac

Mepitac

A highly conformable soft silicone fixation tape that is easy to apply and remove. Consists of a soft silicone wound contact layer, knitted fabric and a film backing.

Niko-Fix

Niko-Fix

Sterile non-woven dressing with a viscose-rayon polypropylene cushion pad. Single use only. Latex-free.

Omnifix

Omnifix

Permeable, apertured, non-woven synthetic adhesive tape.

Scanpor

Scanpor

Highly permeable, hypoallergenic, colophony-free, non-woven, synthetic, skin-friendly, adhesive tape.

Siltape

Siltape

Soft silicone fixation tape with easy tear perforations.

Strappal

Strappal

Rigid strapping tape constructed from hand-tearable viscose fabric. Latex-free.