Why Silicones for Healthcare

As one of the most tested biomaterials, silicones are increasingly used in healthcare and medical applications for their biocompatibility and high performance physical properties. The features of using silicone in medical applications include:

  • Biocompatible
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Strength and durability
  • Flexibility
  • Bacterial resistance
  • Sterilizable
  • Realistic skin feel
  • Stability
  • Lubricity
  • Phthalate-free
  • BPA-free
  • BSE-free