PVC uses in medical devices and medical equipment
PVC is used in wide variety of medical applications – from blood bags over oxygen tubing and catheters to mattress covers. The largest share goes into medical bags, including blood bags, IV bags, dialysis bags and urine bags. The second largest segment is masks, including oxygen masks and aenesthetic masks, followed by tubing, gloves and kits. The remaining 70% is used for cathethers, drip chambers, transfusion sets, diagnostic equipment and many other applications.