WINONA, MN, USA — RTP Company has developed standard lines of UniColor™ universal masterbatch and precolored resin products for use in medical devices, medical packaging, pharmaceutical applications, and disposable medical products.
WINONA, MN, USA — RTP Company has developed standard lines of UniColor™ universal masterbatch and precolored resin products for use in medical devices, medical packaging, pharmaceutical applications, and disposable medical products. The standard colors, as well as custom color solutions, all meet with ISO 10993-1 tests for bio-compatibility standards and were carefully developed for cost-effectiveness and availability from RTP Company's global manufacturing facilities. "OEMs and processors developing products for the healthcare industry will now have the confidence that the colored compounds they choose will meet with ISO 10993-1 tests for bio-compatibility," said Josh Blackmore, Global Healthcare Marketing Manager. "Our pre-tested color products reduce the risk of failure and the time and money required for re-submitting products for testing." RTP Company's 18 standard colors meet with ISO 10993-1 tests for bio-compatibility standards which include tests for Cytotoxicity (part 5); Irritation and Delayed Type Hypersensitivity (Part 10); and Systemic Toxicity (Part 11). "Adding our standard bio-compatible colors to your own USP Class VI resins makes changing colors to refresh a product line much easier," said Jean Sirois, Global Color General Manager at RTP Company. "Just select any base resin, pick from our standard colors or custom color, then we compound them together for an accurate precolored resin or masterbatch." RTP Company's palette of pigments can be utilized to create virtually any bio-compatible color. Custom colors are uniquely developed on demand based on specific color requirements. Masterbatch and precolor bio-compatibility products can be developed for use with any resin, including styrenics, olefins, elastomers, nylons, PVC, engineering resins, Radel® R and other high temperature resins. RTP Company's Color Division proves its commitment to global color development with its Your Color — Your Way service. The service provides fast, accurate and consistent color development around the world in the customer's preferred mode, without bias. Quick product transfers are possible because the same production procedures, color matching equipment, and raw materials are used worldwide. Customers benefit with no rematches and no regulatory issues between global facilities. About RTP Company RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, Minnesota, is a global leader in specialty thermoplastic compounding. The company has eight manufacturing plants on three continents, plus sales representatives throughout North America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific. RTP Company's engineers develop and produce custom compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductivity, flame retardancy, high temperature, structural, elastomeric and wear resistant properties. For more information, contact RTP Company at 507-454-6900 or 800-433-4787, or e-mail rtp@rtpcompany.com.