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3M™ Adaptic™ Non-Adhering Dressing

3M™ Adaptic™ Non-Adhering Dressing is a primary dressing made of knitted cellulose acetate fabric and impregnated with a specially formulated petrolatum emulsion.


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• Helps prevent dressing adherence
• Helps protect regenerating tissue
• Minimizes patient pain and trauma during dressing changes
• Helps prevent the pooling of fluid at the wound site
• Exudate easily passes through to the secondary absorbent dressing
• Can be cut to wound size without unraveling and shredding


3M™ Adaptic™ Non-Adhering Dressing is indicated for dry to highly exuding wounds where adherence of dressing and exudate is to be prevented including: first- and second-degree burns, abrasions, grafts, venous ulcers, pressure injuries, nail extractions, eczema, staples, surgical incisions, lacerations, reconstructive procedures, and suture lines.

How Supplied/Sizing
3"x3", 3"x8", 3"x16". Roll: 3"x60". Sheet: 5"x9".
Product features
cancel Antimicrobial format available
check_circle Conforms readily to wound
check_circle Cuttable
check_circle Flexible
check_circle Intact when saturated
check_circle Moisture vapor permeable
cancel Moldable
check_circle Non-linting
check_circle One-piece removal
cancel Packing strips
check_circle Secondary dressing required
check_circle Usable on infected wounds
check_circle Variety of sizes
Other features
check_circle Educational Material Available
check_circle Free Samples/Trials Available
cancel Published Clinical Article Available
Recommended Use

Acute Wounds
Cavity Wounds
Chronic Wounds
Deep Wounds
Dehisced Wounds
Diabetic Foot
Granulating/Epithelializing Wounds
Hypertrophic Scars/Keloids
Infected Wounds
Moderately/Highly Exudating Wounds
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Palliative Wounds
Pressure Ulcers
Reconstructive Procedures
Sloughy Wounds
Superficial Wounds
Surgical Wounds
Venous Ulcers

Mode of Use/Application

Carefully clean the wound following facility protocol. Cut 3M™ Adaptic™ Non-Adhering Dressing to size if required, and place directly on the wound. Cover with a sterile secondary dressing of your choice depending on the amount of wound exudate.

Removal & Change Frequency

3M™ Adaptic™ Non-Adhering Dressing may be left in place for several days depending upon amount of exudate.

Clinically Tested


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