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INEOS Polyolefins launches Eltex®MED, its new Low Density Polyethylene grade range dedicated for Medical and Pharmaceutical Packaging Solutions


INEOS Polyolefins announces the launch of Eltex® MED LDPE, a range of polyolefins grades dedicated to meet the exacting and long-term requirements of Medical and Pharmaceutical Packaging applications. These products are produced at the Bamble (Norway) polyolefins site.

Eltex® MED LDPE is a leading brand for the Blow-Fill-Seal technology used in pharmaceutical liquid packaging, and which continues to replace traditional materials in these applications. 

Primary Blow-Fill-Seal applications are IV fluid bottles and single dose ampoules for packaging of respiratory and ophthalmic treatment solutions – such applications can be steam treated up to 110 °C. 

The excellent performance Eltex® MED LDPE also suits the requirements of injection moulded packaging allowing sterilization with Eto-treatment or radiation up to 35 kGy. 

Eltex® MED is dedicated to serving the Medical and Pharmaceutical markets which require long-Term continuity of supply and consistent product specification .These essential requirements are assured for all our Eltex® MED LDPE grades.

Eltex® MED LDPE grades are contamination-free and compliant with European Pharmacopeia, USP class VI, filed under DMF.

All product information on our Eltex® MED LDPE range can be found by visiting our web-site www.ineospolyolefins.com/Markets/MedicalHygieneTechnicalApplications/Medical.aspx , where information on certifications and regulations may also be obtained.

  • Eltex® MED PH22D630
  • Eltex® MED PH23T630
  • Eltex® MED PH27D630
  • Eltex® MED PH30D630

Notes to Editors:

“Sterilization with Eto-treatment” is an Ethylene Oxide gas sterilization method commonly used in the industry.

“Radiation treatment” is another sterilization method. The kGy unit means kiloGrey. This is standard measure of radiation dose.

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