Thermoplastic Vulcanizates for Medical Use

Santoprene™ TPV

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Manufactured by Celanese, Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) provide elastic recovery, have excellent chemical and temperature resistance properties and comply with standards required of medical device applications.

Avient distributes Santoprene TPV in North America and Europe, and uses the technology in custom formulations.

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  • Easy processing
  • Strong and flexible
  • Excellent sealing performance
  • Resists damage from high temperatures and chemicals
  • Easily colored



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Rubber Replacement for Needle Shield Application Snapshot Santoprene™ 281-55MED provides chemical resistance and regulatory compliance for needle shield  View