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Bluestar Silicones at Compamed: Presents its Range of Silicone Solutions for Healthcare Applications

Published on 2013-11-20. Author : SpecialChem

Bluestar Silicones presents its Silbione® range of silicones solutions for healthcare applications at the Compamed Show held in Dusseldorf, Germany, from November 20 to 22. The properties of those biocompatible silicones make them an ideal material.

A complete range of solutions for wound management

Bluestar Silicones offers a complete range of technologies for the design of wound management products:
  • Silbione® RT foams. Presented at compamed 2011, they were crowned by Frost & Sullivan "Product differenciation Excellence Award for silicones in Healthcare applications Europe 2012" ;
  • Silbione® RTVs which allow access to smart composite materials;
  • The new Silbione® HC2 gels, launched at compamed 2012, which are excellent adhesives for dressings with atraumatic removal.

Biocompatible technologies

The new products are biocompatible materials (according to ISO 10993). They are guaranteed for microbial safety: all Silbione® HC2 products are manufactured in ISO 8 clean rooms part of certified ISO 13485 facilities on three continents...

Bluestar Silicones can guarantee bioburden lower than 100 cfu/g according to ISO 11737-1. This is a must for the manufacture of dressings that will be sterilised prior to contacting open wounds of patients.

Tailor-made silicone technologies

Bluestar Silicones also offers antimicrobial silicone technologies for OEMs and processors, providing tailored material solutions to meet specific healthcare requirements.

"Our innovation, service and product quality is world renowned.” says Bertrand Bordes, Global Business Manager Healthcare for Bluestar Silicones. "We are dedicated to matching the performance differentiation, processing and competitive needs of our customers by providing highly individualized silicone solutions."

Reinforced market position

"Bluestar Silicones is excited to present its Silbione® range of silicones solutions at Compamed 2013. The major trends of the healthcare industry create an excellent opportunity for silicone products. It’s a real chance to demonstrate, to the market, the comfort, safety and protection Silbione® silicones can offer.

Bluestar Silicones is committed to bringing more of these benefits to patients.

COMPAMED will be held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from November 20 to 22, 2013. Meet us Hall 8b, booth E12.

About Bluestar Silicones

With worldwide operations headquartered in Lyon, France, Bluestar Silicones is a $650 million worldwide silicones raw material manufacturer. The company is one of the world’s leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers with more than 60 years of silicone expertise. Bluestar Silicones has manufacturing operations throughout the world and combines upstream silicon metal operations and capacity with downstream silicone market and application development expertise. The company offers a comprehensive range of silicone technologies in support of diverse specialty markets including paper release, textile coatings, healthcare, moldmaking, automotive, aerospace, and personal care.

Source: Bluestar Silicones

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