Infographics & fact sheets

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Where is PVC used in hospitals infographic

Where is PVC used in hospitals?

The plastic PVC, also known as vinyl, is the most used material for disposable medical devices such as blood bags and oxygen masks, but also a primary choice for hygienic hospital flooring. Discover some of the many applications in the infographic.
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5 reasons why plastics are essential to patient and health worker safety

5 reasons why plastics are essential to patient and health worker safety

Plastics are everywhere in healthcare – from blood bags over flooring to high-tech equipment for diagnosis and treatment. Discover 5 reasons why polymers are essential to the safety of patients and healthcare workers.
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Timeline of European regulations on DEHP

The use of DEHP in the EU is regulated by different pieces of legislation, including REACH Regulation, RoHS Directive and by the Medical Device Regulation. To date, medical devices have been exempted from restrictions. This is due to change in the coming years – download the timeline for an overview of the regulations.
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PVC recycling in hospitals – fact sheet

Recycling of PVC-based medical devices enables the healthcare to contribute to the circular economy. Learn more in the fact sheet.
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Recyclage du PVC dans les hôpitaux – fiche d'information

Recyclage du PVC dans les hôpitaux – fiche d'information

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Fighting Ebola with PVC

Health workers are in the frontline during Ebola outbreaks. Personal protective equipment made of PVC and PVC-based medical devices help in the fight against the virus.
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5 facts on PVC blood bags

Blood containers, popularly known as blood bags, are one of the key application areas for PVC. In fact, blood transfusion services all around the world depend on the qualities of PVC. Learn more about PVC blood bags in this infographic.

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