PVCMed Alliance

Medical Plastics News is behind a new feature for this year’s Interplas Show at the NEC, Birmingham. Read more


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


Nothing like a Dane: Ole Grøndahl Hansen, PVCMed Alliance and director of the PVC Information Council Denmark, examines the use of plasticisers in PVC medical devices, underlining the fact that safety and comfort should not be compromised Read more


Great Danes: The Danish Environmental Protection Agency, the Danish Health and Medicines Authority and the PVC Information Council Denmark have teamed up to present results of a report Read more


Medical Plastics News has long been lobbying for users of medical plastics to pick up lessons from the consumer sector in terms of recycling. Industrial vinyl recyclers are burgeoning. Is it time that the medical side began to catch up? Read more


PVCMed, a Europe-based allied group of manufacturers with an interest in medical PVC, have said that they want to open the debate on plasticisers and PVC waste management in the healthcare industry. Read more

A new European association, the PVCMed Alliance, has been launched to promote the use and value of PVC in healthcare applications. Read more


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. Read more