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Tyvek Medical Packaging

ProAmpac Healthcare with Dupont™ Tyvek®

ProAmpac’s laminations, pouching and material science expertise coupled with Dupont™ Tyvek® provides an incredibly durable substrate that is both breathable and offers superior microbial barrier, making it a natural option for medical and pharmaceutical packaging applications.

ProAmpac offers a range of products with Dupont™ Tyvek® including the following:

  • Uncoated Tyvek®
  • Uncoated Flexo Printed Tyvek®
  • 3-side Weld Sealed Tyvek® Pouches
  • Peelable Tyvek® Pouches
    • Chevron Format
    • Corner Peel Format
    • Extended Lip Format

Customers can also utilize ProAmpac short run capabilities as an entry point, for small volumes, first time runs and for prototyping – which can be done through our Design and Sample Lab (DASL).

Perfomance Characteristics Tyvek® 40L Tyvek® 2FS Tyvek® 1059B Tyvek® 1073B
Mechanical strength 1 Acceptable Good Better Best
Microbial barrier 2 Good Better Best Best
Porosity 3 Best Better Better Better
Low particle generation/clean peel 4 Good Good Best Best
Readily recyclable        
Biocompatibility, food contact and pharmacopeia testing requirements
Biocompatibility tests 5        
Bioburden 6        
U.S. food contact 7        
European food contact 8        
U.S. pharmacopeia 9        
European pharmacopeia 10        
Endotoxin test 11        
Sterilization modes
Ethylene Oxide (EO)        
Gamma radiation        
Electron-beam radiation        
Vapor hydrogen peroxide        
Controlled steam
(250°F to 260°F [121°C to 127°C] @ 30 psi for 30 minutes)
Product type
Low-risk medical devices        
Medium-risk medical devices        
High-risk medical devices        
Heavy devices        
Rough or sharp devices        
Combination drug & device        
Pharmaceutical products
(Pre-fillable syringes & in-process sterilization pouches)

1 ATM D5035, D1424, D774, D3420, EN ISO 1924-2, EN 21974, & ISO 2758
2 ASTM F1608 & F2638
3 TAPPI T460 & ISO 5636-3
4 ISO 9073-10

5 ISO 109993-5, 10993-10, 10993-18, USP <87> & USP <88> Class VI
6 ISO 11737-1:2006
7 21 CFR 177.1520
8 EU N° 10/2011, EC N° 2023/2006

9 USP <661.1>
10 EP 3.1.3 & 3.1.5
11 USP <85>

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