3M Healthcare

3M Center, Building 275-4W-02
St. Paul, MN 55144-1000
1 800 228-3957

3M Canada
Post Office Box 5757
London, Ontario N6A 4T1
1 800 563-2921

3M Professional Skin Care Products

3M™ Cavilon™ Skin Cleanser

  • Contains ingredients to condition the skin
  • pH balanced to preserve skin's natural acid mantle
  • No-rinse, non-irritating
  • Can be used on intact or irritated skin
  • Cleans without irritation
    Suggested application:
  • A solution to gently remove debris without irritation

A gentle, effective, no-rinse cleanser.

3M™ Cavilon™ One-Step Skin Care Lotion

  • Formulated for gentle cleansing
  • Conditions and replenishes skin
  • Shields skin from moisture and irritants
  • Reduces caregiver time and effort-accomplishes three steps at once
  • Convenient and simple to use
  • pH balanced
Suggested application:
  • Complete skin care after incontinence or for bathing when skin is fragile or at-risk

A complete skin care system in one product for cost-effective and time-saving care.

3M™ Cavilon™ No Sting Barrier Film

  • Forms a transparent protective film between skin and urine, feces or body fluids
  • Completely alcohol-free-will not sting even when applied to reddened, damaged or denuded skin
  • Under normal use, provides up to 72 hours incontinence protection, which saves nursing time and budget dollars
  • Will not clog diapers or interfere with absorbent pads
  • Stretches with the skin, allowing freedom of movement without loss of protection
  • Sterile, non-cytotoxic-will not interfere with skin or wound healing
Suggested applications:
  • Provide incontinence, periwound, peristomal and peritube skin protection
  • Prevent skin damage from adhesives or friction

Fast-drying, sting-free, alcohol-free protection.

3M™ Cavilon™ Durable Barrier Cream

  • Resists wash-off
  • Very concentrated, so a little goes a long way
  • Will not interfere with tape or dressing adhesion
  • pH balanced to preserve the skin's natural acid mantle
  • Does not clog briefs or bed linens
Suggested applications:
  • Protection for the "at-risk" skin from damage associated with incontinence
  • Moisturize dry skin

Provides durable, long-lasting protection from body fluids.

3M™ Cavilon™ Foot & Dry Skin Cream

  • Lipid-rich formula-softens and replenishes rough, cracked or scaly skin
  • Ideal for individuals with diabetes or other dry skin conditions
  • Prevents dry skin
  • Non-greasy-varnishes into skin
  • pH balanced
  • Silky, rub-on feel
Suggested applications:
  • Moisturize rough, cracked or scaly skin
  • Prevent dry skin Ideal for individuals with diabetes or other dry skin conditions

A specially formulated moisturizer for dry skin.

3M™ Cavilon™ Emollient Cream

  • Vitamin-enriched formula-contains Vitamins A, D, & E
  • Non-greasy-vanishes into skin
  • pH balanced
Suggested application:
  • General purpose skin moisturizing and conditioning cream

An all-body moisturizing emollient cream.

3M™ Cavilon™ Moisturizing Lotion

  • CHG compatible
  • Will not break down latex or synthetic gloves
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Fragrance-free
  • Compatible with the 3M™ Avagard™ Family of Antiseptic Products
Suggested applications:
  • Moisturize hands in between handwashings
  • General purpose skin moisturizing and conditioning

A lotion for moisturizing and preventing dry skin.

3M™ Cavilon™ Diabetes Foot Care Kit

  • Diabetes foot care starts with keeping skin healthy. The Cavilon diabetes foot care kit can help keep your patients' feet in good condition
  • The two products in this kit make daily foot care practical and effective: 3M™ Cavilon™ Skin Cleanser and 3M™ Cavilon™ Foot & Dry Skin Cream

For gentle, effective, daily foot cleansing and moisturizing.

Dressings and Bandages

3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Dressing

  • "Picture-frame" delivery-preferred by caregivers
  • Secure adhesion, yet gentle to the skin
  • Breathable film, allows oxygen in and moisture vapor out
  • Barrier to external contaminants
  • Comprehensive clinical documentation
  • Unique shapes and designs for special I.V. and wound needs
  • Problem catheter sites (i.e., jugular lines)
Suggested applications:
  • Catheter sites
  • Acute and chronic wounds
  • Skin protection

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

3M™ Tegaderm™ HP Transparent Dressing

Provides all of the benefits of Tegaderm dressing, plus greater staying power in the presence of moderate amounts of moisture. Especially useful for:
  • Diaphoretic patients
  • Hot, humid climates
  • Lightly draining wounds
  • Difficult-to-dress wounds (i.e., sacral area)
  • Problem catheter sites (i.e., jugular lines)
Suggested applications:
  • To protect reddened/at-risk skin
  • For Stage I and Stage II pressure ulcers
  • Skin tears and minor excisions
  • Catheter sites

Helps to reduce unscheduled dressing changes in problem situations.

3M™ Tegaderm™ +Pad Transparent Dressing with Absorbent Pad

  • Waterproof-patient may bathe or shower without removing dressing
  • Barrier helps prevent other external contaminants from entering the site while letting oxygen in and moisture vapor out
  • Unique "picture frame" delivery system
  • All-in-one sterile dressing-reduces application time
Suggested applications:
  • Post-surgical dressing-protects closed, clean surgical wounds and donor sites
  • Lacerations, abrasions and burns, small incisions and excisions

A waterproof, absorbent dressing.

3M™ Medipore™ +Pad Soft Cloth Adhesive Wound Dressing

  • Soft and conformable, flexible to fit contours
  • Porous and breathable
  • Hypoallergenic
  • All-in-one sterile dressing-reduces application time
Suggested applications:
  • Post-surgical dressings-especially on areas where swelling or movement is expected
  • Superficial and partial thickness wounds
  • Lacerations, abrasions and burns

A gentle, conformable, absorbent dressing.

3M™ Foam Dressing (nonadhesive)

  • Reduced potential for skin maceration
  • Easy to use
  • Barrier to strike-through
  • Non swelling
  • Variety of sizes and styles
Suggested applications:
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Venous leg ulcers, including use under compression wraps
  • Skin tears
  • Neuropathic (diabetic) ulcers
  • Abrasions
  • Skin graft donor sites

Fast absorbency plus breathable film barrier means total fluid management.

3M™ Foam Adhesive Dressing

  • Reduced potential for skin maceration
  • Designed for dry and moist skin conditions
  • Soft, conformable-patient comfort
  • Oval design conforms to contours
  • Easy frame delivery
Suggested applications:
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Skin tears
  • Skin graft donor sites
  • Abrasions
  • Neuropathic (diabetic) ulcers
  • Venous leg ulcers, including use under compression wraps

Total fluid management plus moist skin adherence.

3M Tegasorb™ Hydrocolloid Dressing-Sacral Design

  • Allows convenient placement in the sacral-coccyx area
  • Cost-effective-designed to allow long wear time for dermal ulcers located in the sacral-coccyx area
  • Special film bordered "notch" area is designed to allow application in close proximity to the anal opening while still providing a barrier to contamination by feces or urine
  • Provides "non-tenting" border application into the gluteal cleft area to seal against incontinence and other body fluids
Suggested applications:
  • Partial and full thickness dermal ulcers
  • Superficial wounds
  • Abrasions
  • First and second degree burns
  • Donor sites

Shape designed specifically for sacral area to allow long wear time.

3M Tegasorb™ Hydrocolloid Dressing

  • Cost-effective-may be worn up to seven days
  • Hydrocolloid adhesive rapidly absorbs exudate
  • Breathable outer film layer provides consistently high rate of moisture vapor transmission
  • Water-resistant film border adheres firmly
  • Transparent
Suggested applications:
  • Stage II and Stage III pressure ulcers-granulating/clean-draining
  • Skin tears
  • Venous leg ulcers-partial thickness and full thickness

Maintains an optimal moist wound environment
which has been shown to enhance healing.

3M Tegasorb™ THIN Hydrocolloid Dressing

  • Unique film border on oval sizes seals to prevent premature dressing failure due to edge lift
  • May be used on intact skin to protect from friction
  • Transparent so fluid up-take process can be accurately observed, reducing unnecessary dressing changes
  • Protects from contaminants and body fluids
Suggested applications:
  • Stage I and Stage II pressure ulcers-granulating/clean draining and non-draining
  • Skin tears

Thin, absorbent and highly conformable.

3M™ Tegagen™ HI and HG Alginate Dressings

  • Gel forming for optimal moist wound healing
  • Absorbent-use on moderate to heavily exudating wounds
  • Sterile, highly conformable primary wound dressing
  • Compatible with 3M dressing covers
  • Versatile-choice of high integrity and high gelling styles
Suggested applications:
  • Dermal ulcers: pressure, arterial, venous, neuropathic (diabetic)
  • Donor sites
  • Trauma wounds, abrasions
  • Cancerous lesions
  • Dehisced surgical wounds

Both HI (high integrity) and HG (high gelling) styles provide
a moist wound healing environment.

3M™ Tegagel™ Hydrogel Wound Filler and 3M™ Tegagel™ Hydrogel Wound Filler with Gauze

  • Clear hydrating gel for optimal moist wound management
  • Assists autolytic debridement by hydrating devitalized tissue
  • Gel provides easy application
  • Two styles, gel and gauze pad with gel, to manage a wide range of partial and full thickness wounds
Suggested applications:
  • Dry or minimally draining dermal ulcers: pressure, arterial, venous, neuropathic (diabetic)
  • Wounds with eschar and slough requiring autolytic debridement
  • Dehisced surgical wounds
  • Trauma wounds, abrasions, skin tears
  • Cancerous lesions

Specially formulated to help provide a moist wound environment.

3M™ Tegapore™ Wound Contact Material

  • Minimizes disruption of granulating tissue
  • Lessens patient pain during dressing changes and removal
  • Maintains an optimal moist wound environment for healing
  • Indicated for both partial and full thickness ulcers
Suggested applications:
  • Stage II pressure ulcers-granulating/clean draining
  • Stage III pressure ulcers-granulating/clean draining, non-draining and necrotic-draining
  • Stage IV pressure ulcers
  • Chronic wounds

Protects the wound bed while reducing pain of dressing changes.

3M™ Reston™ Self-adhering Foam Products

  • Easily cut and shaped
  • Protects against abrasions, shearing and pressure
  • Can be stacked for greater thickness
  • Adheres efficiently to cushion skin, casts, appliances and other devices
Suggested application:
Protective cushion

Distributes body weight, helps prevent skin breakdown.

3M™ Coban™ Self-Adherent Wrap*

  • Can be used to secure, protect, compress and support
  • Sticks to itself without adhesive-needs no pins or clips
  • Available sterile, non-sterile, latex-free and sterile latex-free
Suggested applications:
  • Post-op leg wrap
  • Securing I.V.s and other devices
  • Partial immobilization
  • Edema control
  • Compression bandage
*Caution: This Product Contains Natural Rubber Latex Which May Cause Allergic Reactions.

The self-adherent elastic wrap that functions like a tape, but sticks only to itself.

Surgical Tapes

3M™ Transpore™ White Dressing Tape

  • Gentle to skin
  • Breathable to maintain skin integrity
  • Bi-directional tear
  • Easy to handle with gloves
Suggested applications:
  • To secure dressings to damp or dry skin
  • To tape fragile, at-risk skin
  • For repeated taping

Gentle tape with strong adhesion and easy, bi-directional
tear for dressing application.

3M™ Medipore™ Soft Cloth Surgical Tape 3M™ Medipore™ Pre-cut Dressing Covers

  • Easy tear perforated rolls/convenient pre-cut sizes
  • Moderate adhesion, yet gentle to skin and easy to remove
  • Soft and comfortable, porous and breathable
  • Hypoallergenic
Suggested applications:
  • Post-surgical dressings, especially on areas where swelling or movement is expected
  • Wound dressings, especially on difficult, curved body areas or fragile skin
  • Mild to moderate compression

The soft, stretchy, conformable tape products that are easy to use and easy on skin.

3M™ Medipore™ H Soft Cloth Surgical Tape

  • Strong adhesion, yet gentle to the skin
  • Easy tear perforated rolls
  • Highly conformable
  • Soft and comfortable, porous and breathable
  • Hypoallergenic
Suggested applications:
  • Post-surgical dressings, especially on areas where swelling or movement is expected
  • Wound dressings, especially on difficult, curved body areas
  • Mild to moderate compression
  • Central line dressings

The same soft, stretchy, conformable tape product as standard 3M Medipore soft cloth tape, but with stronger adhesion for more challenging applications.

3M™ Micropore™ Surgical Tape

  • Gentle to the skin, conformable
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Cost-effective for many applications
  • Very porous and breathable
Suggested applications:
  • General dressings
  • Fragile skin, e.g., facial dressings, repeat taping
  • Securing ostomy appliances

The dependable choice for a gentle general purpose paper tape.

3M™ Transpore™ Surgical Tape

  • Transparent
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Easy to handle with gloves
  • Perforated for easy bi-directional tear
Suggested applications:
  • Securing tubing and devices
  • I.V. catheter secural

The transparent, easy to tear, perforated plastic tape for securing dressings or devices.

3M™ Durapore™ Surgical Tape

  • Adheres well with good initial stick
  • Conformable, versatile, high strength
  • Allows skin to breathe
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Convenient bi-directional tear
Suggested applications:
  • General dressings
  • Anchoring bulky dressings
  • Securing tubing and devices

The "silk-like" cloth tape with strong adhesion for securing dressings or devices.

3M™ Blenderm™ Surgical Tape

  • Waterproof barrier
  • Transparent to allow monitoring
  • Hypoallergenic
Suggested applications:
  • Protecting dressings from external moisture, fluids, contaminants
  • Treatment of dermatological disorders with topical medications
  • Occlusive test patches

The occlusive, transparent plastic tape that protects from external fluids and contaminants.

3M™ Microfoam™ Surgical Tape 3M™ Microfoam™ Surgical Tape Patch

  • Secure adhesion and highly conformable
  • Can be used to provide compression
  • Water resistant and hypoallergenic
  • Also available in a sterile tape patch
Suggested applications:
  • Abdominal, thoracic and orthopedic surgical dressings
  • Compression over cardiovascular/angio sites, breast biopsies and surgical sites
  • Water resistant central line dressings (Microfoam patch)

The conformable elastic foam tape or patch for compression applications, or securing dressings on challenging areas.

3M™ Cloth Adhesive Tape

  • Strong tape
  • High initial adhesion
  • Latex free
  • Economical and easy to use
Suggested applications:
  • Securing tubing
  • Positioning body parts
  • Immobilizing fingers and toes
  • Stabilizing finger splints

The strong, high adhesion tape for securing medical devices
and light immobilization support.

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