Meditape Zinc Oxide Tape is ideal for strong fixation of non-occlusive dressing material and medical tape. A stronger, more adhesive tape that stays fixed for longer. Ideal for strapping and taping in first aid and sports applications. The tape is hypoallergenic, making it suitable for sensitive skin. Light, hardwearing and non-stretching, the tape conforms readily to the shape of the user and it has a serrated edge that enables it to be torn accurately without the need for scissors.
Zinc oxide tape is one of the most used strong sports strapping, a cohesive, non stretch cotton tape with a zinc oxide adhesive that conforms to the area you are taping. They are commonly used by athletes to prevent sports injuries, protect wounds and help cuts heal faster. It is often applied to protect the wrist, knee, ankle, or other joints of the body. It can also support muscles to stabilise injured ligaments. Due to its unique properties, zinc oxide tape remains intact when worn for a long period of time, and tolerates moisture, even in humid environments. Zinc oxide tape should be wrapped around the joint area where it can not restrict blood flow and must not be wrapped around the muscle.
• Dimensions 2.5cm X 4m
• Highly comfortable and stretches in all directions
• Macro-perforated taffeta tape with skin friendly adhesive
• Bi-directional for easy tearing