A Material Difference in Medical

Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) are suitable for a wide variety of uses in the medical device and pharmaceutical markets, with new applications being developed every day. Typical applications range from tubing to syringe plunger seals, resealable membranes to IV systems, oxygen facemasks to urinary catheter connectors, teat droppers to soft-touch grips.

Mediprene TPEs combination of soft-touch aesthetics, functional performance and proven biocompatibility offers design freedom, processing efficiencies, product performance and compliance assurance.


Medical Application Areas

TPE materials for IV systems
TPE materials for oxygen masks, tubing
TPE Materials for Medical Droppers
TPE materials for Catheters, Connectors & Tubing
TPE Materials for Syringe Plunger Seals
TPE materials for baby bottles

Customised Materials with Safety Assured

All of our Mediprene TPE grades for medical applications are developed according to our strict raw material selection policy. Representative grades have passed the following standards.

Special Features

  • PVC & Latex Free
  • Sterilisable with gamma, EtO & steam
  • Oil-Free grades
  • Translucent, transparent & coloured compounds
  • Solvent bondable grades
  • Compounds for injection moulding, extrusion or blow moulding

Medical Standards

  • ISO 10993-4 (hemolysis)
  • ISO 10993-5 (cytotoxicity)
  • ISO 10993-10 (intracutaneous reactivity & sensitization)
  • ISO 10993-11 (acute systemic toxicity)
  • USP Class VI
  • Production site accredited to ISO 13485

The Mediprene Concept

Mediprene Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) were developed to address the demands of the medical device industry. But the Mediprene concept does not start and end with the product, it also encompasses how we work.

From our Mediprene team, with specialist knowledge of the medical market. Through product development, raw-material selection, regulatory compliance, to production controls, traceability & change management.

Our product brands

Mediprene TPE product Ranges

Contact Our Medical Sales Team...

Guido Heinen

Guido Heinen

Key Account Manager - Medical, (DACH, France, BeNeLux) HEXPOL TPE AB
+32 479 840 367

Maria Karlsson

Key Account Manager-Medical, HEXPOL TPE AB
+46 532 60 75 19