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Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Introduces Tygon S3™ Non-DEHP, Phthalate-Free Tubing for Laboratory Applications



8/12/2013 12:08:05 PM

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MICKLETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, the maker of Tygon® high-performance flexible tubing, has become the first manufacturer to introduce a bio-based, phthalate-free product for use in laboratory applications. DEHP Di(2-ethylhexyl phthalate), a common plasticizer, has been removed from existing Tygon® formulations. Next-generation Tygon S3™ tubing is DEHP- and phthalate-free. Made from bio-based plasticizer, the product’s new sustainable formulations are biodegradable and deliver superior pump life than the original formulations. New Tygon S3™ formulations include Tygon S3™ E-3603 General Laboratory Tubing and Tygon S3™ E-LFL Long Flexible Life Tubing. Tygon® R-1000, has also been replaced by Tygon® E-1000, a soft and flexible non-DEHP tubing.

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