DuPont Protection Solutions today announced the introduction of DuPont™ Tyvek® 40L, a new class of Tyvek® for medical packaging applications that provides a cost-effective option for protecting lightweight, low-risk devices. This economical alternative to high-end medical papers was unveiled today at MEDTEC 2017 in Shanghai, China, where DuPont was also continuing its year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Tyvek®. Commercial sales of Tyvek® 40L will begin now in China and there are plans for global availability in late 2018. Contact your local DuPont representative for timing availability in your region.
DuPont Protection Technologies received notification from the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration affirming the functional equivalence of transition Tyvek® to current Tyvek® for sterile medical packaging.