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3M™ Tegaderm™ IV Dressing 1655NS

3M ID  70200736596    UPC#  50707387559675    CAT#  1655NS     
I.V. Transparent Dressing with tape strips, 3-1/2 inch x 4-1/2 inch (8,9cm x 11,5cm).
  • The CDC/HICPAC Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections base dressing change recommendations on studies with Tegaderm™ Film
  • Notched designs provide a better seal around the catheter
  • Sterile tape strips are provided on many dressings
  • Breathable film allows moisture vapor and oxygen exchange
  • Transparency allows monitoring of I.V. sites without the need to remove the dressing
  • Picture-frame style allows one-handed application and less waste. Unique, non-adhesive handles allow for hassle-free application (1655 &1650 designs)
  • Waterproof dressing provides a breathable bacterial and viral barrier{1} to outside contaminants and allows the patient to shower
  • {1} - in vitro testing has proven Tegaderm™ and Tegaderm™ HP dressings provide a viral barrier from viruses 27 nm in diameter, (e.g. HCV) or larger (e.g. HBV and HIV) while the dressing remains intact without leakage.


  • To cover and protect I.V. catheter sites and secure devices to the skin:
  • Short peripheral and midline venous catheters
  • Central venous catheters (including subclavian, jugular, femoral and PICCs)
  • Implanted infusion devices (ports)
  • Dialysis catheters
  • Pulmonary artery catheters
  • Arterial catheters
  • Epidural catheters
  • Insulin pump catheters
  • Scalp vein needles
  • Feeding tubes


 Hypoallergenic‎‎ Yes
 Length‎‎ 4.5 Inch
 Length (Metric)‎‎ 112 cm
 Width‎‎ 3.5 Inch
 Width (Metric)‎‎ 9 cm

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