A new family of polyether TPUs is aimed at medical applications like catheters, thin-wall tubing, connectors, luers, stopcocks, films, and fabric coatings.

A new family of polyether TPUs is aimed at medical applications like catheters, thin-wall tubing, connectors, luers, stopcocks, films, and fabric coatings. Four new Texin grades from Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, are available in 85 Shore A to 65 D hardnesses. They reportedly meet the requirements of FDA-modifi ed ISO 10993 Part 1 ("Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices") tests with human tissue contact time of 30 days or less. They also provide clarity, chemical and lipid resistance, and sterilizability with radiation, ethylene oxide, or dry heat. Tel: (412) 777-2000 . www.bayermaterialsciencenafta.com

Bayer MaterialScience
100 Bayer Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15205-9741
Phone (412) 777-2000 Fax (412) 777-4478