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February 28th, 2007

New medical grades punctuate MD&M show

Bayer released four resins in the new medical-grade family of Texin TPUs, which are seen as a possible replacement for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in flexible tubing, as well as connectors, puncture-resistant films, and fabric coatings. In addition, Bayer is at work using nanotechnology to impart antimicrobial properties to medical devices. Dunay said development is ongoing to get the material to medical-grade compliance, with the possibility to have a commercial offering by the end of 2007.


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