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EDQM PVC plasticisers

Four new plasticisers now added to the European Pharmacopeia

The EDQM has just announced that four new plasticisers have been added to the European Pharmacopeia for containers for human blood and blood components, tubing used in sets for […]

Lessons from Medica 2017

PVCMed Alliance spent two whole days at the world’s biggest medical fair in Düsseldorf, Medica. We had the opportunity to visit a lot of exhibitors to […]

Healing architecture with PVC flooring

PVC, also known as vinyl, is not only an indispensable material for single-use medical devices such as blood bags or tubing. Due its versatility, recyclability and […]
PVCMed Alliance hat for Medica 2017

We’re ready for Medica 2017!

It is November, which means the world’s biggest healthcare fair Medica is approaching fast. PVCMed Alliance will be present at the fair, ready to meet exhibitors and […]

PVC medical recycling in Australia

Recycling of PVC-based medical devices has been ongoing in Australia and New Zealand since 2009. In the last three years, the number of hospitals and healthcare […]

Challenges and opportunities of DEHP replacement

It is not easy to switch from one plasticiser to another in medical devices. In the video Dr. Martin Stimpson from our member company Eastman explains the […]


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