• Great for tissue and cell work—nontoxic and nonhemolytic.
  • Long service life minimizes risk of fluid exposure; reduces tubing costs and pump downtime.
  • Opaque to UV and visible light to protect light-sensitive fluids.
  • Heat sealable, bondable, and formable.
  • Extremely low gas permeability.


  • Potential leaching of USP mineral oil or blend material.

Application Suitability:

Acids: Good
Alkalies: Good
Organic solvents: Not recommended
Pressure: Good
Vacuum: Excellent
Viscous fluids: Good
Sterile fluids: Excellent

Physical Characteristics and Compostion:

  • Thermoplastic elastomer.
  • Polypropylene-based material with USP mineral oil.
  • Excellent tensile strength.
  • Firm (stiff) material.
  • Opaque, beige.

Temperature Range:

-75 to 275°F (-59 to 135°C)

Meets Classifications:

  • USP Class VI
  • FDA 21 CFR 177.2600
  • NSF listed (Standard 51)

Gas Permeability:

cc x mm
x 10-10
(cm2 x sec. x cm Hg

  CO2: 1200
  H2: -
  O2: 200
  N2: 80


  • Sterilize by ethylene oxide (ETO), autoclave or gamma irradiation up to 2.5 Mrad.
  • Repeated autoclaving will not affect overall life.

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