Durable Medical Device & Pharmaceutical Packaging for Demanding Applications
Made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), Tyvek® offers exceptional protection against damage for sharp or heavy products, outperforming more fragile alternative materials, such as medical-grade paper. Its strength helps Tyvek® 1073B protect and maintain the sterility of high-risk medical products, from artificial hips to heart valves.
High-Strength Protection for High-Risk Products
Tyvek® 1073B provides the highest level of protection, making it the ideal choice for medical device and pharmaceutical packaging that requires high strength and superior microbial barrier. DuPont Tyvek® 1073B has the highest strength of all Tyvek® styles for medical device and pharmaceutical packaging.
In addition, Tyvek® 1073B is compatible with a broad range of manufacturing and sterilization processes and is a superior microbial barrier, to help preserve sterility during both shipping and storage.
Tyvek® 1073B provides a range of advantages for medical device manufacturers. These include:
Unlike other materials, Tyvek® 1073B and all Tyvek® styles for medical device packaging are compatible with the most common methods of sterilization, giving medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers greater flexibility. These include:
To meet growing global demand and ensure continuity and flexibility of future supply, DuPont is transitioning manufacturing of Tyvek® 1073B to production lines using the latest flash-spinning technology.
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