Materials: Medical TPE Compounds Debut

New line of styrenic TPE compounds for medical devices from Colorite.

Colorite, a division of Tekni-Plex Co., Wayne, Pa., has introduced a line of styrenic TPE compounds for medical devices. Cellene TPEs use FDA-compliant ingredients to meet USP Class VI and ISO 10993 standards. Spanning a wide range of Shore durometers, these compounds are offered as alternatives to PVC and rubber. They are designed for injection molding and extrusion and include high-clarity grades and ones tailored for low migration and drug absorption.

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