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Colorite to Unveil TPE Compounds for Medical Devices at MD&M East

Published on 2017-05-05. Author : SpecialChem

Cellene™ TPE Compounds
Cellene™ TPE Compounds
WAYNE, Pa. -- A new line of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds for medical device applications in North America will be featured by Colorite, a Tekni-Plex company, at MD&M East, June 13-15, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City, in Booth 1445.

New TPE Line Alternative to Rubber Compounds


  • Cellene™ TPE compounds are suitable for a wide variety of uses in medical devices, packaging and other regulated markets. 
  • Cellene™ compounds are formulated to be silicone, latex, phthalate, halogen and PVC-free using FDA-compliant raw materials to meet USP Class VI and ISO 10993 standards.

Changes in regulations and market conditions are prompting medical device manufacturers to look for solutions via other materials. The Cellene™TPE compound line is ideal for North American medical device manufacturers looking for alternatives to PVC, phthalate-plasticized compounds and various rubber materials.

About Colorite


Colorite is a custom compounder specializing in medical-grade formulations. The company is known as one of the global leaders in clear polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounds for medical devices. Engineered for extrusion, injection molding, blow molding and film applications, the compounds are formulated to provide exceptional clarity, superior heat stability and excellent processability for a wide variety of medical device applications.

About Tekni-Plex, Inc.


Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, Tekni-Plex is a globally-integrated company focused on developing and manufacturing innovative packaging materials, medical compounds and precision-crafted medical tubing solutions for some of the most well-known names in the medical, pharmaceutical, personal care, household and industrial, and food and beverage industries. Tekni-Plex is headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, and operates 29 manufacturing sites across eight countries worldwide to meet the needs of its global customers.

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Source: Tekni-Plex, Inc.
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