Applications of Hexamoll® DINCH
Products that come into close contact with humans must have special characteristics to meet application-specific requirements – and Hexamoll® DINCH is doing that!
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Medical devices are one of the most sensitive application areas for PVC. Therefore, it is crucial for these products to comply with the respective regulation and to be safe for patients. The excellent toxicological profile of Hexamoll® DINCH is backed by an extensive regulatory database and acute and repeat dose i.v. studies. These confirm suitability for sensitive medical applications, including those used for treatment of the identified high-risk patient groups. Besides, the stabilizing properties of Hexamoll® DINCH enable substitution of DEHP for blood bags without compromising on technical specifications or storage requirements. Hence, Hexamoll® DINCH is an ideal plasticizer for medical devices.
Some examples of medical application areas of Hexamoll® DINCH are bags and transfer systems for artificial nutrition, catheters, intravenous applications, gloves, respiratory treatment and more.
Children are in close contact with their toys every day. Therefore, it is highly important that toys do not pose health risks. Since Hexamoll® DINCH is a non-phthalate plasticizer that complies with the European, American and Chinese toy safety standards, it is an especially suitable product for such applications.
Examples of application areas of Hexamoll® DINCH in toys and childcare articles are inflatable toys, figurines, dolls, balls and more.
When food is transported, labelled, wrapped and stored, it comes into close contact with many PVC products. It is of utmost importance that these PVC products fulfill their respective purpose of e.g. food protection and prevention of taste / odor deterioration while at the same time being a safe material and not posing health risks. Hexamoll® DINCH is a non-phthalate plasticizer that complies with numerous food contact regulations worldwide. Therefore, Hexamoll® DINCH is an ideal plasticizer for food contact materials.
Some examples of application areas of Hexamoll® DINCH in food contact materials are cling film, food packaging printing ink, food packaging adhesives, twist-off caps and more.
Sports & leisure products are heavily used and exposed to a lot of external influences: weather, human interaction, and other materials. Plasticizers are used in various applications in this segment and need to show certain characteristics to contribute to a high quality and long lifespan of the end-product. The plasticizers furthermore need to be compatible with a range of other ingredients and make the end-product resistant to scratching and fading – with its unique properties, Hexamoll® DINCH is an ideal fit for those requirements.
Some examples of application areas of Hexamoll® DINCH in leisure and sports products are sport mats, upholstery (artificial leather), boxing gloves, gym tool handles and more.
People spend most of their time in rooms with various types of flooring. Besides design aspects and technical properties (e. g. easy to clean), health and sustainability are also major aspects when choosing floor covering. What does this mean? For example: low emissions and no adverse impacts on health and the environment. Thus, Hexamoll® DINCH is an excellent choice for this type of application.
Examples of Hexamoll® DINCH in flooring applications are heterogeneous or homogeneous flooring, flooring adhesives and more.
Hexamoll® DINCH is especially suitable for sensitive applications with close human contact. Nevertheless, it also brings positive aspects and technical properties for other application areas. Some further application areas can be: