WEB EXCLUSIVE New color concentrates are designed specifically for PEBA (polyether block amide) and nylon 12 resins used in medical applications. New from Clariant Masterbatches, Holden, Mass., they are the latest addition to its Renol-med family of USP Class-VI compliant color masterbatches, which incorporate tested and certified pigments and carrier resins and are produced at the company’s Lewiston, Me., plant on extrusion lines specially designed for manufacturing medical-grade masterbatches. Available in a wide range of opaque colors and translucent and transparent tints, Renol-med concentrates are reportedly well suited to healthcare applications involving skin contact and short-term (under 30 days) drug, body, or body-fluid contact. (508) 829-6230 • www.clariant.com
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