Arkema launches hydrophilic elastomer for catheters

Riding the wave of accelerating use of thermoplastic elastomers in medical tubing applications, Arkema is launching a new flexible, hydrophilic Pebax grade. Hydrophilic Pebax MV1074 SA 01 MED polymer is described as suitable for use in minimally invasive devices that are exposed to bodily fluids for less than 30 days, such as surgical tubing. It is a polyether block amide copolymer that is USP VI certified and is said to offer excellent high moisture absorption properties for device components in wet environments, such as catheters. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics elastomer Arkema Foster read more

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Arkema launches hydrophilic elastomer for catheters

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