Uses and Applications
The DuPont Medical and Pharmaceutical Protection Team, backed by the vast resources of DuPont, is committed to helping medical device manufacturers develop custom medical packaging solutions to help protect the health of patients around the world.
Tyvek® offers many advantages over medical-grade papers for medical device and sterilization pouches, including outstanding resistance to microbial penetration, superior tear strength and puncture resistance, and clean peel, low-linting features.
Header bags made with Tyvek® enable ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization of otherwise non-breathable film-film packages and foil pouches, which are used for some medical devices and procedure kits that require a barrier to light, oxygen or moisture.
Tyvek® roll stock for packaging can be coated, printed inline, perforated or slit down into smaller rolls. It is ideal for packaging a variety of lightweight and high-volume medical devices such as catheters, syringes and medical gowns.