PVC blood bags have been used since the Korean War as they proved much safer and more convenient than glass containers. And over the years, DEHP-plasticised PVC blood bags have enabled innumerable safe blood transfusions and saved millions of lives. But the PVC medical value chain is far from standing still. Our member companies work hard to create the next generation of DEHP free PVC blood bags.
Op-ed by PVCMed Project Manager Ole Grøndahl Hansen in PlasticsToday:
Here a 4 facts about PVC blood bags in 1 infographic: