Lubrizol introduces flame-retardant medical-grade TPUs

06/24/2014

The LifeScience Polymers business of materials company Lubrizol Corp. (Wickliffe, OH) has introduced what it is calling the first medical-grade thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) with flame-retardant properties. The company introduced the product to the North American market at the recently concluded Medical Design & Manufacturing Exhibition and Conference in New York City.

"The growth in homecare products and electronic medical applications in general has created a need for a medical-grade flame-retardant material," says Robert Miller, Business Development Director, LifeScience Polymers. Lubrizol has fulfilled that demand with its new TPUs that are part of its Tecothane product line.
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