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Performance Polymers

Safety for Patients, Reliability for Processors

BASF offers an extensive portfolio of engineering plastics for medical technology needs and understands the increasing customer demands for ambitious medical applications by offering high-performance profiles and long-term formulation consistency.

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Engineering Plastics with the highest formulation consistency ensure
patient’s safety

Ultraform® PRO (POM) and Ultradur® PRO (PBT) were specifically developed to meet the requirements and needs of the challenging and at the same time risk-averse medical market. The suffix PRO (Profile covered Raw materials Only) points to the fact that only strictly controlled raw materials are being used within the enhanced production process, in combination with extensive testing procedures. Furthermore the service package around the PRO grades assures reliable change control and accordance to regulatory pharmaceutical and medical industry specific expectations. The PRO package fulfills all essential steps for untroubled production of safe medical devices.

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PRO Service package - Safety for patients, reliability for processors

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Commitment

  • High quality and product purity
  • Consistent formulation acc. to Drug Master File (DMF)
  • Obligated long-term supply assurance
  • Advanced change notification process (36 months)
  • Industry leading change management procedures
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Handling

  • Production conditions according to GMP principals*
  • Dedicated production line concept and enhanced quality control procedures for raw material and final product
  • Back up production line concept (security of supply)
  • Long-term sample retention and documentation
  • Effective risk management procedures

*Commission regulation (EC) No 2023/2006 of 22 December 2006 on good manufacturing practice for materials and articles intended to come into contact with food

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Regulation

  • Support of global regulatory approvals for pharmaceutical and medical applications
  • Material compliance to FDA and EU requirements
  • Certified Biocompatibility (USP Class VI / ISO 10993)
  • Drug Master File (DMF) Listing
  • Food Contact compliance US/EU
  • Latex free, ROHS, Phthalate free (REACH compliant)
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Support

  • Increased technical support (color trend, design assistance, analytical testing, calculation (FEM), simulation / filling studies (mold flow), individual part testing, processing guidance, troubleshooting etc.)
  • Extensive research and development capabilities
  • Testing the compatibility of the plastic to specific chemicals
  • Plant audits
  • Access to over 50 years of application innovation in different industry areas
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Our medical application range 

Our Product Range for Medical Applications

We offer a comprehensive range of products with a broad variety of property profiles. Find the right product for you!

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Elastollan® for Medical Applications

Elastollan®, our thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer (TPU), meets the complex requirements of the products used in the medical industry.

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Ultraform® PRO and Ultradur® PRO for Medical Applications

We offer engineering plastics that have been optimized not only for medical applications (PRO = Profile covered Raw materials Only) but also with a comprehensive service package that guarantees formulation consistency and safety – from the raw material through to the patient.

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Transparent Ultrason® (PSU, PESU, PPSU) for medical applications

The engineering plastic Ultrason® (polyarylethersulfone) is also suitable for medical applications and is used by many customers globally. It is transparent and characterized by a high long-term use temperature, excellent dimensional stability and very good chemical resistance.

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