TOKYO, January 9, 2020 – The Polyplastics Group will showcase its latest material offering for the medical/healthcare market – DURACON® polyoxymethylene (POM) PM series for drug contact and delivery applications – at the Pharmapack exhibition in Paris, France (Stand #H72), February 5-6, and MD&M West in Anaheim, Calif., U.S. (Booth #440), February 11-13. The company will also feature the latest for its TOPAS® cyclic olefin copolymer (COC), a high-purity material for a range of medical applications which complements the PM series.
In a changing and growing marketplace, medical device manufacturers and end users demand high-quality materials and reliable suppliers, according to Polyplastics, the world's leading global manufacturer of POM materials for diverse end-use markets. The first grade under the PM Series, DURACON POM PM09S01N, is finding growing acceptance in the market by delivering global medical and food regulatory compliance including ISO10993 and USP Class VI biocompatibility/cytotoxicity, FDA Drug Master File (DMF) and Device Master File (MAF), and EU 10/2011 and FDA food-contact 21 CFR 177.2470.
This polyacetal resin grade adheres to strict quality management systems including conformity to the VDI 2017 medical-grade plastics guideline. It also provides full traceability of processes and products, and production management based on GMP principles. Polyplastics also provides uniform quality and global supply.
Polyplastics offers medical device manufacturers extensive data on the long- term reliability of its materials. Customized data on extraction, moldability, durability, slip and wear, and other key attributes is also available.
TOPAS® COC is a glass-clear and highly pure plastic which offers stiffness and barrier resistance, biocompatibility, and drug compatibility for wearables, drug delivery, medical devices, pharmaceutical blisters and trays, and diagnostics and microfluidics.
For more information, visit https://www.polyplastics.com/en/docs/lp/201901_01/index.vm.
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