Eastman copolyester selected for newborn hearing screener

A medical device used to screen the hearing of newborns has undergone a material makeover. Components of the Echo-Screen, which has been on the market for 10 years, originally were fabricated from a PC/ABS alloy. Presumably because of the BPA controversy, which some studies have linked to human health concerns, Natus Medical (San Carlos, CA) established new material requirements for its infant-care products, starting with the Echo-Screen. The company chose Tritan copolyester MXF121 from Eastman Chemical Co. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Injection Molding Medical Polymers Materials and Additives read more

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