​Medical tubing and bags

To help medical device and packaging manufacturers comply with an ever-changing and increasingly stringent regulatory environment, we offer a differentiated non-phthalate plasticizer: Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizer.

A sensitive-grade solution designed specifically for the extensive testing and qualifications within the medical market, Eastman 168 SG is manufactured to higher purity standardswith more comprehensive testing and documentation.

For example, we subject Eastman 168 SG to the same analysis required of manufacturers, including:

  • United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Class VI classification
  • Hemocompatibility testing according to ISO 10993-4
  • Cytotoxicity testing according to ISO 10993-4
  • U.S. FDA food contact compliant

Eastman 168 SG non-phthalate plasticizer offers excellent formulation performance when compared to other medically approved plasticizers. As a result, it yields PVC with excellent physical properties, such as:

  • Gamma and sterilization stability
  • Migration resistance
  • Color consistency
  • Thermal stability
  • RF and solvent welding
  • Printability

These properties make it the easy replacement for traditional plasticizers without significant changes to formulations or processing conditions.

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