Headers or vent patches of DuPont™ Tyvek® enable ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization of film-film packages and foil pouches, which are used for devices requiring a barrier to light, oxygen or moisture.
"Cost Conscious Medline Sees the Value of Tyvek®"
Explains why Medline Industries, Inc., switched from medical-grade paper headers to Tyvek® for its line of custom sterilized products. Documents how the switch dramatically reduced product lead times, rejects, rework costs and product returns.
MDM: Medline Industries, Inc., Mundelein, IL
"Baxter Healthcare Breathes Easier, Thanks to Tyvek®"
Explores the process used to create a double-sterile barrier package for Baxter Healthcare's Swan-Ganz™ catheters that would allow ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization. Details why Tyvek® was chosen for the lid on the inner tray and the breather patch on the outer package.
MDM: CardioVascular Group (CVG) of Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL
"Maxxim Medical Continues Growth - and Packaging of Tyvek® Is There to Help"
Explains why Maxxim relies on header bags of Tyvek® for packaging its growing line of custom kit sterile trays. Discusses systematic program Maxxim is using to convert packaging processes at newly acquired plants from paper to Tyvek®.
MDM: Maxxim Medical, Clearwater, FL