Alternative Plasticizer Solutions

How to Choose the Optimal Plasticizer

An important corner stone is laid with the selection of the optimal plasticizer for your application. We would be glad to offer our expertise to help you make your selection.

Overview of Plasticizers Used by RAUMEDIC

noDOP® (TEHTM)

  • Not subject to REACH regulations (Art. 33)
  • Not subject to labelling requirements under the Medical Devices Act (MPG)
  • Established since 1978
  • Excellent biocompatibility
  • Very low migration

DEHT

  • Not subject to REACH regulations (Art. 33)
  • Not subject to labelling requirements under the Medical Devices Act (MPG)
  • Excellent biocompatibility

DiIsoNonyl-CycloHexan-1,2-dicarboxylat

  • Not subject to REACH regulations (Art. 33)
  • Not subject to labelling requirements under the Medical Devices Act (MPG)
  • Established since 2004
  • Excellent biocompatibility

DEHP

  • According to Art. 57 of REACH regulations, DEHP is listed in Annex XIV as a “material of concern” (according to EU Directive 67/548/EEC CMR 2). DEHP is thus subject to Art. 33 of the REACH regulation.
  • Subject to labelling requirements under the Medical Devices Act (MPG)

noDOP® – The Better Alternative

noDOP is a highly pure and, according to REACH regulation, phthalate-free soft-PVC with the plasticizer TEHTM (noDOP) as a component, which was developed by us specifically for the medical industry. RAUMEDIC noDOP meets the highest quality requirements, which is supported by a proven track-record of 30 years.

  • Very low migration (IVV Fraunhofer Institute)
  • Excellent biocompatibility
  • Excellent mechanical properties
  • Optimal price-to-performance ratio
  • Guaranteed REACH-compliant, no labelling requirement under the Act on Medical Devices (Medizinproduktegestz, MPG)
  • noDOP tubing can easily be used in all assembly steps (such as glueing, printing, welding, etc.)
  • Individualised test controls