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3M™ Steri-Strip™ Elastic Skin Closures, E4541

3M ID 7000030195
  • Designed to stretch with body movement for odema
  • Superior cosmetic results compared to suturing, eliminating scarring due to cross-hatching39,40,41
  • Enhanced patient comfort and less chance of infection than with sutures or staples⁴⁰’ ⁴¹
  • Fast application
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Specifications
Adhesive Type
Acrylate
Brand
Steri-Strip™
Condition
Skin Closure
Department
Critical Care, Emergency, Intensive Care Unit, Labor & Delivery, Medical-Surgical, Operating Room-Surgery, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Urgent Care, Wound Care
Latex
No
NHS eClass Code
EIR
Overall Length (Metric)
75 mm
Overall Width (Metric)
6 mm
Packs per order unit
1
Product Type
Skin Closures
Skin Closure Condition Type
Skin Laceration
Sterile
Yes
Therapeutic Area and Conditions
Elasticated Skin Closure Strips
Product Details
  • Designed to stretch with body movement for odema
  • Superior cosmetic results compared to suturing, eliminating scarring due to cross-hatching39,40,41
  • Enhanced patient comfort and less chance of infection than with sutures or staples⁴⁰’ ⁴¹
  • Fast application
  • Hypoallergenic

3M™ Steri-Strip™ Elastic Skin Closures are sterile, flexible skin closure strips that are made of a porous, non-woven elastic backing coated with a hypoallergenic adhesive.

An easy to use, flexible skin closure strip that may help reduce risk for infection as compared to sutures and staples due to its non-invasive design.

Suggested Applications

  • For use in highly contoured areas or body areas of musculoskeletal movements, like joints.
  • For use in areas where swelling, edema, hematomas, or bloating may occur.
  • Providing wound support following early suture or staple removal.
  • Emergency Departments
  • Operating Theatres

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39. Traub AC, et al, Cutaneous wound closure: Early staple removal and replacement by skin tapes. Contyemp Surg; 1981: 18 40. Pipecello, J. Yavorek, H. (1989) Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics, 169 (4). 310-31411 DH (2013) Annual Report 2011 of the Chief Medical Offi cer Part 2 http://www.dh.gov.uk/cmo. 41.. Liew SW and Haw CS, The use of taped skin closure in orthopaedic wounds. Aust NZJ Surg 1993; 63:131-133 40. Pipecello, J. Yavorek, H. (1989) Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics, 169 (4). 310-31411 DH (2013) Annual Report 2011 of the Chief Medical Offi cer Part 2 http://www.dh.gov.uk/cmo. 41.. Liew SW and Haw CS, The use of taped skin closure in orthopaedic wounds. Aust NZJ Surg 1993; 63:131-133