Masterbatch aims to help medical device processors using COCs and Tritan


At Clariant, the marketing effort for its most recent development is targeted at processors of medical devices and packaging, specifically those who work with materials such as the Tritan copolyester from Eastman Chemical and Topas cyclic olefin copolymer.

Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland) is now able to offer processors of those materials readily available color options that are pretested and compliant with standards governing materials used in medical and pharmaceutical applications. Available under the new Clariant Masterbatches brand name Mevopur, these color concentrates and pre-color compounds are produced in ISO13485 certified plants, using raw materials that have been biologically evaluated against USP parts 87 and 88 (Class VI devices) and/or the international standard ISO10993, and spectroscopically analyzed on delivery....
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