PVC is the number 1 polymer for disposable plastics-based medical devices. One of the key application areas are blood bags. We recently had the op-ed ‘Moving medical technology forward with PVC’ published in Plastics Today. The op-ed stresses the benefits of using PVC in blood bags, not least the hard work done by the medical PVC industry to develop a DEHP free PVC blood bag. As a corollary to the quite technical op-ed, here is a simple infographic which gives 4 key facts about PVC blood bags.
Visuals such as infographics are becoming more and more popular to explain complicated topics in just a few seconds. We have now developed a dedicated infographics section, where you can quickly learn more about PVC in healthcare.
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