Specialty Polymers for Healthcare

With over 30 years of experience as a leading materials supplier to the healthcare industry, we understand what it takes to help our customers succeed. Solvay’s broad portfolio of specialty polymers enables healthcare companies to develop new, innovative applications that provide better, safer outcomes for patients worldwide. Our high-performance polymers provide advanced solutions for a broad range of healthcare applications:  Medical devices and equipment • Surgical instruments • Implantable devices • Biopharma processing components • Pharmaceutical packaging.

Our portfolio includes: Sulfone polymers • High performance polyketones • High-performance polyamides • Implantable biomaterials • High barrier polymers • Fluoropolymers. 

We can help you navigate the complexities of the material selection process to find the best balance of performance, processing and price for your application. As a resource to your design and engineering teams, we can provide the technical and regulatory support you need to grow your business globally: Material recommendations • Designing with plastics • Moldflow® process modeling • Finite element analysis • Fabrication and assembly techniques • Product testing and failure analysis • Global regulatory submission assistance • On-site materials training and processing support.

And as a resource to your regulatory teams, we offer comprehensive regulatory support: Healthcare polymers tested for ISO 10993 biocompatibility • Robust data dossiers, including FDA Master Access Files (MAF) • Region-specific regulatory specialists to assist and support requests for submissions, petitions and certificates. 

Biocompatibility testing
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Compatibility with sterilization methods
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Compatibility with hospital disinfectants
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