Medical Applications

Cariflex Gloves

Shore A hardness, high PP compatibility and ease of processing make Kraton® ERS SEBS polymers good choices for manufacturing clear medical tubing.  Specifically, products such as plasticizer-free Kraton® G1645 combined with random copolymer polypropylene (RCPP) are industry-proven alternatives to PVC for flexible IV tubing.  The tough materials pass all ISO 10993 biological toxicity testing for use in medical applications and are UPS Class VI compliant.


Features of ERS SEBS/PP blends for medical tubing applications include:

  • Resistance to kinking
  • Excellent flexibility
  • High clarity
  • Low tack surface
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Plasticizer free
  • Weldable
  • Sterilizable

 

 

Medical Disclaimer

Kraton Corporation and all of its affiliates, including Arizona Chemical, believe the information set forth herein to be true and accurate, but any recommendations, presentations, statements or suggestions that may be made are without any warranty or guarantee whatsoever, and shall establish no legal duty on the part of any Kraton affiliated entity.  The legal responsibilities of any Kraton affiliate with respect to the products described herein are limited to those set forth in Kraton’s Conditions of Sale or any effective sales contract.  NOTE TO USER: by ordering/receiving Kraton product you accept the Kraton Conditions of Sale applicable in the region.  All other terms are rejected.  Kraton does not warrant that the products described herein are suitable for any particular uses, including, without limitation, cosmetics and/or medical uses.  Persons using the products must rely on their own independent technical and legal judgment, and must conduct their own studies, registrations, and other related activities, to establish the safety and efficacy of their end products incorporating any Kraton products for any application.  Nothing set forth herein shall be construed as a recommendation to use any Kraton product in any specific application or in conflict with any existing patent rights. Kraton reserves the right to withdraw any product from commercial availability and to make any changes to any existing commercial or developmental product. Kraton expressly disclaims, on behalf of all Kraton affiliates, any and all liability for any damages or injuries arising out of any activities relating to the use of any information set forth in this publication, or the use of any Kraton products.


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