Solvay Specialty Polymers has standardized the colors of its Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resins, offering a range of standard opaque colors for the healthcare industry. Solvay's Radel PPSU is utilized for reusable applications including medical and dental instruments, sterilization cases, trays, lids and medical equipment.
Radel PPSU is a super-tough thermoplastic with high heat resistance, exceptional hydrolytic stability and excellent chemical resistance. It can withstand over 1000 cycles of steam sterilization without significant loss of properties. It is inherently flame retardant and is resistant to bases and other chemicals. Radel PPSU is also compliant with ISO 10993-1 for non-implantable applications. (Source: Solvay Specialty Polymers)