MED 5580H

Single-Coated Nonwoven

MED 5580H is a single-coated, transparent, polyurethane film 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 flange applications and fixation of medical devices.

Features and Benefits
  • Conformable
  • Integrated hydrocolloid
  • High absorption rate
  • Moisture resistant
  • Printable
  • Die-cuttable
  • Gamma sterilizable

  Product Construction Typical Values*   Description
  Carrier Thickness 2.8 mils 70 μm
  Transparent polyurethane film
  Adhesive Thickness 20 mils 500 μm
  Hydrocolloid designed for medical applications
  Release Liner Thickness 5.1 mils 130 µm
  White polyethylene-protected paper


  Physical Properties (Not intended as a specification.) Test Method** Typical Values*
  Peel Adhesion on Polyethylene (PE) 
TDS-02 0.3 lbf/in
1.5 N/25 mm
  Peel Adhesion on Stainless Steel (SS)
1.9 lbf/in
8.5 N/25 mm
  Liner Release TDS-06 3.8 oz/in
130 g/25 mm
  Static Shear TDS-14 240 min
  Reverse Tack TDS-09
5.0 lbf/in
22 N/25 mm
  MVTR TDS-17 26 [g/100in2 -24 hours]
400 [g/m2 -24 hours]
  Static Absorption TDS-17 450 [g/100in2 -24 hours]
7000 [g/m2 -24 hours]

*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.