Publication: Feb 15, 2024 Last updated: Mar 29, 2024

TPE Innovation for Syringe Cap Applications


The THERMOLAST® H HC/RS/AP series exhibit exceptional resealing properties to effectively prevent leakage and contamination, thereby enabling the safe preparation of advanced medications for patients.


Syringe cap design plays a critical role in ensuring the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of syringe prefilling programs, making thermoplastic elastomers an attractive alternative for such applications.

KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST® H HC/RS/AP series is the ideal material solution for healthcare and medical resealing applications. In addition to meeting the healthcare industry’s stringent requirements, this series also provides the necessary performance and reliability to support the evolving needs of medical professionals and pharmaceutical companies in syringe-related applications. The utilization of THERMOLAST® H in a syringe cap is dependent on the specific syringe designs and materials used.

The THERMOLAST® H series exhibit exceptional resealing properties to effectively prevent leakage and contamination, thereby enabling the safe preparation of advanced medications for patients.

The series has undergone testing in accordance with ISO 10993-5 and GB/T 16886.5 for cytotoxicity, ensuring its compliance with essential healthcare industry standards such as US FDA CFR 21, Regulation (EU) No 10/2011, REACH, and RoHS requirements. It is also free of animal ingredients, PVC, silicone, and latex, ensuring the safety and suitability for healthcare and medical applications.

In addition to its safety credentials, the HC/RS/AP series offers excellent versatility, with good adhesion to PP and PE through injection molding, making it suitable for various medical device applications

Moreover, its availability in translucent colors allows for pre-coloration, catering to specific project requirements and aesthetic preferences.

The THERMOLAST® H HC/RS/AP series proves KRAIBURG TPE's commitment to providing advanced materials that meet the stringent demands of the healthcare industry, ensuring the highest levels of safety, reliability, and performance in medical applications.

 

Sustainability successes of our TPEs
KRAIBURG TPE’s recent sustainability innovations include a series of material solutions specially developed for automotive, consumer, consumer electronics, wearables and industry applications. Comprising up to 48% post-consumer recycled (PCR) and 50% post-industrial recycled (PIR) content, the material complies with multiple global standards such as FDA raw material compliance, RoHS and REACH SVHC requirements. KRAIBURG TPE also provides customers with product carbon footprint values.

Are you looking for a sustainable TPE solution? Talk to us! 
Our experts are happy to answer any questions you have, as well as to offer the right solution for your application.
 


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