Transparent ABS resin TOYOLAC®950 ME1, 950 ME2 for Medical application

Transparent ABS resin TOYOLAC®950 ME1, 950 ME2 for Medical application is a material designed and optimized to meet the needs of medical device constituent materials.

1. Features of Transparent ABS resin TOYOLAC®950 ME1, 950 ME2 for Medical application

Transparent ABS resin TOYOLAC®950 ME1, 950 ME2 for Medical application is a grade of product that can be used in liquid-contact medical devices other than implants. It has good biocompatibility as well as excellent chemical resistance, moldability, and secondary processability (adhesion performance, etc.). Additionally, in order for it to be safely used in medical applications, we thoroughly manage product quality and carry out No change “Production methods” and “Formulations".

  • ■The best moldability in the transparent resin
  • ■Excellent chemical resistance
  • ■Well-balanced mechanical properties
  • ■Excellent in secondary-processing (Solvent adhesion, UV cure adhesion and ultrasonic adhesion etc.)
  • ■Stable biocompatibility
    • USP<88>Biological Reactivity TESTS
      • USP Plastic ClassⅥ
    • ISO10993 Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices
      • Part 4: Selection test for Interaction of blood
      • Part 5: Test for Cytotoxicity
      • Part10: Test for Skin sensitization
      • Part11: Test for Systemic toxicity
  • ■FDA Drug Master File registered (DMF Number: 030280)
  • ■Stable Quality
    • No change “Production method”
    • No change “Formulations”
    • No change “Test methods/Equipment”
  • ■Bisphenol-A (BPA) free

Comparison with other transparent resin

TOYOLAC®
950 ME1
TOYOLAC®
950 ME2
Other company's MABS PET-G PC
Moldability
Chemical resistance Lipids
Rubbing alcohol
Stability to EtO sterilization Discoloration
Mechanical properties
Stability for gamma-ray sterilization Discoloration
Mechanical properties
Transparency
(Light transmission(%))
86 86 86 91 90
Density 1090 1090 1070 1200-1300 1200
Charpy Impact Strength (kJ/m2) 14 12 4 >50 >50

2. Typical Properties of Transparent ABS resin TOYOLAC®950 ME1, 950 ME2 for Medical application

Property Test Method Test Condition Units 950 ME1 950 ME2
Tensil Strength ISO 527 23°C/50%RH MPa 50 53
Tensil Elongation at Break % 14 13
Flexural Strength ISO 178 23°C/50%RH MPa 71 74
Flexural Modulus MPa 2180 2340
Charpy Impact Strength ISO 179 23°C/50%RH kJ/m2 14 12
Rockwell Hardness ISO 2039 23°C/50%RH R Scale 110 110
Melt Flow Rate ISO 1133 220°C/98N g/10min 18 7
Temp of Defection Under Load ISO 75 1.8MPa °C 75 75
Density ISO 1183 23°C kg/m3 1090 1090
Light Transmission ISO 13468 23°C/50%RH
3mmt
% 86 86
Haze ISO 14782 23°C/50%RH
3mmt
% 3 3
Mold Shrinkage Toray Method 23°C/50%RH % 0.4-0.6 0.4-0.6

3. Application (Disposable Medical applications)

Transparent ABS resin TOYOLAC®950 ME1, 950 ME2 for Medical application is already being used by medical device makers in Japan and abroad. It has extensive applications as an ideal material for disposable medical devices which require chemical resistance to various medicines, as well as transparency and biocompatibility.

  • IV Catheter
  • Heat and Moisture Exchanger