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Dow Corning to Present Soft Skin Adhesives Solutions for Wound Care at MD&M West

Published on 2011-02-07. Author : SpecialChem

Dow Corning will highlight solutions for medical device fabrication and wound care at MD&M West, booth 2433, February 8-10, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

At the tradeshow, Dow Corning will feature Dow Corning® QP1 Liquid Silicone Rubber, a two-part platinum-catalyzed silicone elastomer for short-term implant and non-implant medical device applications. This offering expands the solution set that Dow Corning currently brings to the healthcare market for medical device and component fabrication. It gives customers the choice to select the most appropriate product to meet their liquid injection molding needs.

Dow Corning will also showcase a line of advanced wound dressings, Dow Corning® Soft Skin Adhesives. The newest offering, Dow Corning® MG7-9900, allows for longer wear due to higher adhesion, while also permitting the dressing to be removed without harming delicate skin.

"Dow Corning's innovative silicone solutions are designed to address the real challenges facing our nation's healthcare system, such as the rising costs of medical care, and the needs of an aging population," said James Stephenson, Dow Corning Healthcare global strategic marketing manager.

Other product offerings include adhesives; antifoams and antifoam emulsions; fluids, emulsions and dispersions; topical excipients; rubber and elastomers; and tubing and molded assemblies.

About Dow Corning

Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company's Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States.

About Dow Corning Healthcare

Dow Corning has more than 40 years of experience supporting healthcare-related industries improve the quality of life, transform patient care, and pioneer next generation innovation through silicone advancements. Dow Corning offers solutions that are beneficial in drug delivery, wound and scar management, medical device fabrication and pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical processing.

Source: Dow Corning

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