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Vivak® Med

Transparent copolyester sheets for medical applications

Vivak® Med are transparent sheets made of thermoplastic copolyester which meets ISO 10993/USP Class VI biocompatibility requirements. They combine impact strength with excellent thermoforming properties and high clarity.

The EU has published a new Medical Device Regulation (MDR)(1) which is a regulatory framework to ensure safety and efficacy of medical devices. The use of Vivak® Med will enable the OEM manufacturer to be compliant with the new EU MDR in terms of reliability and traceability for their rigid packaging.

(1) Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2017 on medical devices, amending Directive 2001/83/EC, Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 and repealing Council Directives 90/385/EEC and 93/42/EEC

  

The special Plus

  • suitable for medical packaging applications
  • good impact strength
  • excellent thermoformability
  • high clarity

Applications:

  • rigid medical packaging
  • containers and trays for medical devices
  • skin contact applications e.g. prostheses 

Available in:

  • clear
  • blue transparent (on request)
Type Title / Filesize Link
Brochure The Exolon Group Med Range (662 kB)
Brochure Vivak brochure (2 MB)
Product Data sheet Data sheet (149 kB)
Technical Info Medical Reference Guide (197 kB)
Technical Manual Vivak und Axpet - Forming (361 kB)
Technical Manual Vivak und Axpet - Machining (251 kB)