Tegaderm Transparent Dressing consists of a thin film backing with a non-latex hypoallergenic adhesive. The dressing is breathable, allowing good oxygen and moisture vapor exchange. It is waterproof and impermeable to liquids, bacteria and viruses. An intact dressing protects the site from outside contamination. Common applications include IV Catheter sites, other intravascular catheters and percutaneous devices, clean, closed surgical incisions, skin graft donor sites, Stage I or II pressure ulcers, secondary dressing over gauze, alginates or hydrogels, superficial wounds such as abrasions, skin tears and blisters, first and second degree burns, chafed skin or skin continuously exposed to moisture, protective eye coveringduring surgery or for patients with corneal abrasions.