Molnlycke Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape

Item # Desc Pkg Price
298300 3/4" x 118" $0.71
298300 3/4" x 118" $8.50
298400 1.5" x 59" $0.62
298400 1.5" x 59" $7.47

Molnlycke Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape is a secure and gentle fixation tape with Safetac technology. It proves to be an ideal solution for patients with fragile and sensitive skin. The unique Safetac adhesive interface assures that Mepitac Silicone Tape can be changed without pain or damage to the skin.

Why choose Mepitac Tape?

  • High conformability
  • Easy application and removal
  • Leaves no residue upon removal
  • Moisture proof
  • Easy to cut

Molnlycke Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape Features

Molnlycke Mepitac Tape is made of a soft silicone contact layer, a breathable polyurethane film and knitted fabric. Silicone being inert, does not interact chemically with the wound. It does not cause any effect upon the cells responsible for the healing process.

  • Safetac technology layer:
    • Reduces pain and trauma upon removal
    • Leaves no residue upon removal
  • Polyurethane backing film:
    • Impermeable to liquids and microorganisms
    • Breathable
    • Moisture proof
  • Knitted fabric:
    • Conformable
    • Easy to cut

Benefits of using Mepitac Tape

  • Minimizes pain and skin damage during dressing changes
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Can be used for several days
  • Easily repositions
  • Well suited for use under compression bandage
  • Leaves no residue on the skin at removal
  • Lower risks of skin irritation and allergy
  • Soft silicone layer does not penetrate the skin or scar
  • Flows over the uneven surface to create a large effective contact area over the surface, skin or scar
  • Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape conforms well to body contours
  • Waterproof tape

When to use Mepitac Silicone Tape?

  • Ideal for allergies, sensitive or fragile skin and skin conditions like eczema dermatitis
  • Suitable for repeated application and removal of tape over the same area
  • For neonates, wound, ostomy and dialysis applications
  • For fixation of medical devices such as wound dressings, probes, tubes, and drains
  • Offers gentle skin protection when used under devices such as nasal cannulae

Mepitac Safetac Technology

Safetac is a patented soft silicone adhesive technology. Mepitac medical tape with Safetac is atraumatic both during use and upon removal. It provides a major development in minimizing patient pain and trauma to the skin. The soft silicone layer provides secure fixation but does not cause epidermal stripping or pain on removal.

Mepitac Safetac Technology

What to buy with Mepitac Dressing Tape?

How To Use Mepitac Silicone Tape?

  • Ensure skin is clean and dry and free from any topical preparations.
  • Cut a piece of required length from the Mepitac Silicone Tape roll.
  • Remove the protective release film before the fabric is gently pressed into position.
  • Apply Mepitac without stretching.
  • If inspection or repositioning is required, lift and reapply Mepitac.
  • Mepitac can hold medical devices in close proximity to the skin by taping it down onto the body surface.
  • Alternatively, the device can be encircled with a piece of Mepitac, the ends of which are then attached to the skin.

How long can you wear Mepitac Tape?

  • Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape can often be left in place for several days
  • Remove and reapply Mepitac as necessary, when inspection or repositioning is needed

Precautions to take While Using Mepitac Dressing Tape

  • The adhesion of Mepitac Tape may decrease when used in a humid condition such as incubators
  • Adhesion may also decrease when used on patients who have fever or perspire a lot
  • Mepitac Silicone Tape is not intended for fixation of life supporting devices
  • Not for use on arterial catheters or cannulae

Mepitac Tape Reviews


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Maria Palmer     04/03/2019

Does mepitac tape provide UV  protection when used to cover burn scars?


Customer Care    04/04/2019

"Molnlycke Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape do not block or provide UV protection. "



jean     01/30/2017

What happens if Mepitac is stored in direct sunlight?


Customer Care    09/01/2017

If Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape is kept in direct sunlight, it becomes slightly discoloured after a while. The discoloration will not affect the product properties.



harley     10/29/2014

how long are you supposed to wear them?


Customer Care    09/01/2017

Molnlycke Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape can often be left in place for several days. When inspection or repositioning is needed, it can be removed and reapplied.



Steven     09/11/2014

What are its benefits?


Customer Care    09/01/2017

Molnlycke Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape has following benefits:

  • Minimises pain and trauma at dressing changes
  • Conforms well to body contours
  • Leaves no residue upon removal
  • Water proof
  • Breathable
  • Easy to cut



Alice     08/16/2014

How do I use it?


Customer Care    09/01/2017

  • Make sure the skin is clean and dry and free from any ointment etc.
  • Cut off the desired length of Mepitac Silicone tape using scissors.
  • Remove the protective release film.
  • Apply Mepitac without stretching.
  • If inspection or repositioning is necessary, Mepitac can be lifted and re-applied.



Karessa     08/09/2014

What are the areas of use?


Customer Care    08/11/2014

Mepitac is designed for fixation of medical devices such as drains, tubes, probes, electrodes, IV cannullae and dressings. In addition, Mepitac offers gentle skin protection when used under devices, e.g. tubes.



John     07/30/2014

What is Mepitac and how does it work?


Customer Care    09/01/2017

Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape is highly conformable and easy to both apply and remove. The Safetac technology layer ensures secure fixation and gentle atraumatic removal from skin and hair. If inspection or repositioning is necessary, Mepitac can be lifted and reapplied.

Mepitac is an ideal fixation solution for patients with fragile and sensitive skin, and for those with allergies to traditional adhesives. Mepitac is also suitable for patients requiring repeated application and removal of tape over the same area, e.g. neonates and dialysis patients.


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What is HPFY’s return policy?

Customer satisfaction is our top priority. We stand behind our products. If the merchandise you received is defective or not what you expected it to be, and you wish to return the item, please submit a return request in the My Account section of our website, contact our Customer Service department at (866) 316-0162 / (203) 616-2850 or email us.

  1. Merchandise must be returned within 30 days of the receipt of your order. Returns are not accepted after 30 days.
  2. Items (including parts and accessories) must be returned in new, unused, and resalable condition in its original packaging.
  3. Before returning any product, the buyer must obtain a Return Authorization Number (RA#) from a customer service representative. With your RA# you will receive a prepaid return shipping label.
  4. Orders returned without obtaining an RA# will be entitled to receive only "In-Store Credit" that can be used towards future purchases.
  5. Return orders are subject to a 20% restocking fees.
  6. All custom orders and hygienic items are non-returnable. Refer to the “Non-Returnable Items” section for further details.
  7. Returns will be reviewed and inspected before issuing credit. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for processing. The credit will be applied to your original method of payment.
  8. If the return is the result of a defective product or shipping error, we will refund the entire purchase amount and return shipping costs.

Which products are Non-Returnable?

Due to the hygienic nature of some items, they are non-returnable. The items listed below are non-returnable:

  1. All hygienic items.
  2. Opened personal care items.
  3. Anything opened, used, or tried on.
  4. All customized items.
  5. Besides these, items that have the “non-returnable” phrase on the website.

We reserve the right to make adjustments due to errors, changing market conditions, product discontinuation or typographical errors in advertisements. Images on the site may not always reflect the actual product. Footrests or leg-rests are not included with wheelchairs unless specified.

How do I receive a return authorization number?

You can submit a return request by logging into your account. You will receive the Return Authorization Number (RA#) details in the email within 2-3 business days.

  • Login to your account
  • Go to “order history”
  • Click on “return order”
  • Fill out the return form and Submit it

If you do not have an email address, we will make other accommodations for RA# Details. Write the RA# on your label affixed to your package prior to shipment.

How long does it take to receive a refund?

Please allow 3 to 4 weeks to process the returns. Once the item is received, and inspected, your refund will be processed and automatically applied to your credit card or original method of payment.

Is there any Restocking Fees?

  1. 20% restocking fees will be applied.
  2. Outbound shipping cost is non-refundable.
  3. For orders that qualified for free shipping, $8.99 will be deducted from the refund if the product is returned.

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