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Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK-based Extremity Medical's HammerFiX™ Implant Receives FDA Clearance

Published on 2014-07-03. Author : SpecialChem

Extremity Medical LLC, Parsippany, N.J., an entrepreneurial-based manufacturer of orthopedic implants for the distal extremities, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its new HammerFiX™ IP fusion system made of Zeniva® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers. Zeniva® PEEK — part of Solvay's line of Solviva® Biomaterials — has a modulus very close to that of bone plus excellent toughness and fatigue resistance.

 


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