Pouches made of DuPont™ Tyvek® help protect low-profile, lightweight medical devices so that they maintain sterility until opened. And, unlike paper, which can release a significant number of particulates when a package is opened, Tyvek® is known for its clean peel and low-linting features.
"A Second Chance at Life"
DuPont Magazine, July 1999
Showcases the National Tissue Bank Network-Georgia Tissue Bank's use of Tyvek® to package freeze-dried tissue grafts, which give new life to injured bones, ligaments and people.
"Hudson Respiratory Care Breaks Into New Market with Brand-New Packaging of Tyvek®"
Tyvek® Rx , October 1998
Discusses how Hudson Respiratory Care Inc., a long-time manufacturer of non-sterile medical devices, solved its packaging problems by integrating Tyvek® for its new line of sterile products.
MDM: Hudson Respiratory Care Inc., Temecula, CA
"Rexam Medical Packaging Wins Top Honors"
Tyvek® Rx , August 1997
Showcases an innovative flexible packaging that Rexam Medical developed for Ethicon Endo-Surgery as an alternative to the traditional tray and lid being used to package endoscopic devices. Explains why Tyvek® 1073B was chosen as the top web for this package, which won the Flexible Packaging Association's (FPA's) highest honor for environmental achievement the Green Globe Award.
MDM: Ethicon Endo-Surgery, a Johnson & Johnson company, Cincinnati, OH
"Tyvek®: A Key Component of the New Abbott Drug Delivery System"
Tyvek Rx , October 1994
Features the Abbott Energizer, a pocket-sized, ambulatory device that eliminates the need for catheter flushes and the potential for cross-contamination. Discusses why Tyvek® is the only material that meets the demanding requirements for the gas generation pouch - a key component of this innovative drug delivery system.
MDM: Abbott Laboratories' Hospital Products Division