Tegaderm Film consists of a thin film backing with a non-latex, hypoallergenic adhesive. The dressing is breathable, allowing good oxygen and moisture vapour exchange. It is waterproof and impermeable to liquids, bacteria and viruses. An intact dressing protects the site from outside contamination.
To be used to cover and protect catheter sites and wounds, to maintain a moist environment for wound healing or to facilitate autolytic debridement, as a secondary dressing, as a protective cover over at-risk skin, to secure devices to the skin, to cover first and second-degree burns, and as a protective eye covering.