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Peter Galland, Teknor Apex Company examines how many factors determine the best alternative to DEHP for PVC medical devices more

8 Jun 2016 12:00 News

By Ole Grøndahl Hansen, project manager at PVCMed, an alliance of the PVC medical industry value chain more

13 May 2015 16:20 News

by Ole Grøndahl Hansen, project manager at PVCMed, an alliance of the PVC medical industry value chain more

13 Apr 2015 14:10 Opinion

US headquartered polymer manufacturer Eastman Chemical Company today announced at the Compamed trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, that Eastman 168 (trademarked) SG non-phthalate plasticiser is now available in Europe. more

20 Nov 2013 14:39 Technology

US headquartered Eastman Chemical Company today announced it will expand its non-phthalate plasticiser portfolio with the addition of Eastman 168 SG (sensitive grade) non-phthalate plasticiser. more

26 Apr 2013 00:00 News

Vancive Medical Technologies, formerly Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, is offering DEHP-free products, including InteliShield Barrier Film, to manufacturers of temporary adherent medical devices who are concerned about potential DEHP requirements. more

14 Nov 2012 00:00 News

On September 10, 2012 Medical Plastics News hosted a conference call in which Prof Terry Gourlay of the University of Strathclyde, UK, presented evidence that DEHP accumulates in the tissue of rats. more

1 Oct 2012 00:00 Technology

The European Commission (EC) has requested the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) to deliver an opinion on the potential health impacts caused by DEHP-containing medical devices. more

24 Aug 2012 00:00

The European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers (ECVM) has contested a PVC blood bag life cycle assessment (LCA) carried out by a consortium of companies based mainly in Scandinavia. more

1 Aug 2012 00:00