Clariant expands pre-approved line of additives, masterbatches for medical


Clariant has expanded its Mevopur line of dedicated masterbatches and additives for the medical and pharmaceutical sector. Making the announcement at the recent MD&M West event in Anaheim, CA, Carmella C. Fitzgibbons, head of regional services for Clariant Materbatches' medical and pharmaceutical business, told PlasticsToday that regulation of the medical industry is changing, and "[Clariant] has to work with companies to make sure they understand."

Fitzgibbons said the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is getting more and more detailed in its regulation of anything within the supply chain of a medical or pharmaceutical product, examining things like particle size, asking for vendor names, and drilling into all the things used to make the product. "Clariant wants to ensure to their customers that we will make the same product over and over and over, giving you a global palette," Fitzgibbons said....
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