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Medical adhesives tapes are versatile, safe and easy-to-use solution for fastening, sealing, masking, or joining, they provide both essential and non-critical instruments and products with security, promote skin protection and healing, and allow non-invasive monitoring. There are various types of tapes with their different varieties of backing, adhesives, and release liners. We report a case of a female undergone lower segment caesarean section developing irritant contact dermatitis due to medical adhesive tape applied over surgical wound site. This article will also give brief idea about classification, constituents and uses of surgical adhesive tape.