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Table 1 Adhesive systems investigated in the study and information regarding their manufacturers, composition, pH, characteristics, lot number, and instructions of application

From: Effect of shelf-life simulation on the bond strength of self-etch adhesive systems to dentin

Adhesive system/ (Manufacturer) Composition/pH (informed by the manufacturer) Characteristics/(Lot number) Instructions of application*
AdheSE (Ivoclar Vivadent) Primer: aqueous solution of dimethacrylate, acrylate phosphonic acid, initiators, and stabilizers (pH = 1.7) Bond: HEMA, dimethacrylate, silica, initiators, and stabilizers 2-steps (R07816) a (15 s); a (15 s); b; c; d; e (10 s)
Single Bond Universal (3M ESPE) Bis-GMA, MDP, dimethacrylate resins, HEMA, Vitrebond copolymer, water, photoinitiator (CQ) (pH = 2.7) 1-step (1305900374) f (20 s); d (5 s); e (10 s)
Clearfil SE Bond (Kuraray) Primer: MDP, HEMA, dimethacrylate monomer, N,N-diethanol-p-toluidine, microfillers (silanized colloidal silica), photoinitiator (CQ) (pH = 2.0) Bond: HEMA, Bis-GMA, dimethacrylate monomer, N,N-diethanol-p-toluidine, microfillers (silanized colloidal silica), photoinitiator (CQ) 2-steps (051506) a (20 s); d; c; d; e (10 s)
  1. HEMA: 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate; Bis-GMA: 2,2-bis[4-(2-hydroxy-3-methacryloyloxypropyl)phenyl]-propane; MDP: 10-methacryloyloxydecyl dihydrogen phosphate; CQ: camphorquinone.
  2. *a: primer application; b: drying with strong air-spray; c: bond application; drying with slight air-spray; e: light-activation; f: adhesive application.