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Published on December 18, 2018

New Products: Americhem expands ColorRx line

Rubber & Plastics News Staff

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio—Americhem has expanded its ColorRx line of precolor compounds for medical applications to include PC/ABS and PC/Polyester alloys.

ColorRx PA-2000RX, PC/ABS, and ColorRx FRPCT1100RX, PC/Polyester have been tested by third parties to meet ISO 10993 biocompatibility standards and are UL listed as self-extinguishing, according to Americhem. The PC/Polyester offers improved chemical resistance over standard grades of PC/ABS. Americhem Engineered Compounds provides fully supported testing for biocompatibility and chemical resistance. All ColorRx products are available on a global basis to service global medical manufacturers.

Americhem said its Suzhou, China, manufacturing facility is ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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