Tag Archives: medical applications

Eastman Chemical Company launches new non-phthalate plasticizer

Update on TOTM Substance Evaluation

Oxea is manufacturing Oxsoft TOTM for several uses including medical devices. The excellent migration properties of TOTM make this molecule highly suitable for this type of application. TOTM is already used for years in medical devices, mainly medical tubing, and we see an increased demand for TOTM in this area because of concerns regarding DOP. […]

TOTM replacing DOP in medical applications

For years and years DOP (=DEHP) has been the most dominant plasticizer being used in medical applications. In the case of blood bags it was, and still is, the only plasticizer being used. So far blood bags are still predominantly being made with DOP. Although the media and some NGO’s keep building pressure on DOP […]

PVC & Plasticizers: What, Where & Why