Eastman Tritan™ copolyester offers excellent resistance to the potential effects of exposure to common substances found in the medical environment. Chemicals that can lead to environmental stress cracking and functional deterioration include:
Eastman Tritan™ copolyester also offers compatibility with many popular sterilization methods — and has outstanding hydrolytic stability. This balance of properties makes Tritan an excellent choice for IV system components, blood therapy devices, and any parts that face frequent disinfection. Click the links below for more information or to see a short video comparing tensile bars of Tritan and polycarbonate under stress and exposed to a common disinfectant.