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WithStand™ Antimicrobial Technology 
Antimicrobial Solutions for the Healthcare Industry 

 

WithStand™ Antimicrobial Technology is a customizable antimicrobial solution which is compatible with a variety of base polymers and is designed to combat surface microbe formation and growth. It helps to reduce odor, staining, discoloration, loss of mechanical properties and other detrimental effects associated with microbe growth on plastic medical device surfaces. PolyOne’s WithStand™ Antimicrobial Technology provides a safe, effective, durable built-in solution to help limit microbe development in the final plastic device. 

 

WithStand™ helps customers enhance the in-service performance and value of the products and devices they supply to the healthcare industry in the following ways:

  • Increased speed to market by providing a “one stop” antimicrobial solution – The WithStand™ Antimicrobial Technology portfolio can offer customers a solution to address their microbial problem from our wide selection of thermoplastics and antimicrobials.
  • Lower product development and R & D costs  – The antimicrobials in WithStand™ have been tested for effectiveness, and our antimicrobial suppliers and analytical laboratories are able to supply additional testing as needed, which reduces the cost of product development. PolyOne can provide R&D runs and scale up to production, further simplifying your development process.
  • Product optimization through knowledge, technology and process expertise – PolyOne is able to supply both masterbatch and fully compounded materials allowing customers to choose their preferred solution for their application, including the antimicrobial, base polymer, and any other color or functional additives.
  • Consistent product quality utilizing PolyOne GMP production processes, experience, and expertise - PolyOne’s compounding expertise, coupled with our suppliers’ antimicrobial expertise, allows confidence that PolyOne will deliver a product meeting the agreed specifications.
  • Assistance through the “antimicrobial maze” of requirements including additive choice, product specification, claims development, and testing PolyOne’s experience helps our customers in the Healthcare market select the best customized solution for their problem. 

 

WithStand™ Antimicrobial Technology includes both organic and inorganic EPA-approved antimicrobial additives. PolyOne’s expertise in compounding and healthcare enables us to work with leading antimicrobial suppliers in the industry to provide our customers with a range of antimicrobial solutions that can be suitable for many applications. PolyOne can assist in testing, claims, development, and product support expertise and advice.

This technology can be applied to a wide variety of polymers, including:

  • Olefins (polypropylene, polyethylenes)
  • Polycarbonate
  • PVC
  • Polystyrene
  • ABS
  • Acetal

Call your local PolyOne representative or email us today at WithStand@PolyOne.com

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