News Release

Visit INEOS Styrolution at MD&M West in Anaheim in February 2019


Frankfurt, Germany

  • Innovative styrenic solutions for innovative healthcare applications
  • Consult with the experts to select the best material for your next generation healthcare solution

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, will exhibit at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West in Anaheim (Convention Center Anaheim, California – February 5-7, 2019). The company’s experts can be visited at booth 619 in Anaheim at “the world’s largest annual medtech event”.

INEOS Styrolution continues to grow its commitment to the healthcare sector with ongoing research to improve existing styrenic materials and to develop ever-new materials for demanding future medical applications. Healthcare experts will be available on the booth to discuss trends, new material properties, the company’s exemplary healthcare packages and they will help finding the best styrenic grade for a given purpose.

This year’s focus areas include solutions for mobile and digital health applications, IV systems and fluid delivery, labware, surgical instruments as well as respiratory and drug delivery devices.

In 2019, new materials will include a dedicated grade that provides an attractive mix of properties making it ideal for a range of healthcare applications such as medical tubing, including multi-layer tubes. The new grade will

be available with INEOS Styrolution’s Essential HD Package (risk class 1 & 2) with 12 months notification of change (NOC) with a signed long-term supply contract. Food contact statements, USP Class VI, ISO 10993 and drug master file (DMF) are also part of the package, giving healthcare application providers a significant confidence to receive respective approvals for their applications.

INEOS Styrolution offers the most diverse styrenic portfolio together with healthcare service packages that deliver well beyond industry benchmarks. Three packages are available from INEOS Styrolution:

  1. Essential HD Package (see above new tubing grade)
  2. Full Service HD Package (risk class II applications):
    It can be offered with a Notification of Change (NOC) term up to 36 months when signing a long term supply contract. Furthermore, it comes with full regulatory compliance (USP class VI, ISO 10993, EU and US food contact compliance, DMF, letter of authorization). An increased technical support (color & application development, design support etc.) is another characteristic of the Full Service HD Package. Moreover, it has a specific medical grade nomenclature and a security of supply, long-term and global availability.
  3. Standard food contact package (risk class I applications):
    INEOS Styrolution also offers food contact compliant grades, such as general-purpose polystyrene, high impact polystyrene and Standard ABS grades which can be suitable for medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging.