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Technical Data Sheet
Eastar™ Copolyester MN058


Applications
  • Blood contact and dialysis
  • Blood tubes
  • Fluid administration
  • Medical devices
  • Medical labware
Key Attributes
  • Chemical resistance to most medical solvents including lipids and IPA
  • Gamma and E-beam color stability

Product Description

Meets ISO 10993 and/or USP Class VI biocompatibility requirements.
Eastar™ Copolyester MN058 is a medical grade base with brilliantly clear polymers that have excellent impact strength, chemical resistance, dimensional stability, and low shrinkage rates. It has a relatively high flex modulus and yield strength. This product has high flow characteristics. It does not contain a mold release or ultraviolet stabilizer.

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Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
General Properties
Specific GravityD 7921.33
Mold ShrinkageD 9550.002 mm/mm (0.002 in./in.)
Water Absorption, 24 h immersionD 5700.19 %
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Stress @ YieldD 63858 MPa (8400 psi)
Tensile Stress @ BreakD 63824 MPa (3500 psi)
Elongation @ YieldD 6384 %
Elongation @ BreakD 63890 %
Flexural Yield StrengthD 79078 MPa (11300 psi)
Flexural ModulusD 7902400 MPa (3.5 x 105 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 785111
Izod Impact Strength, Notched 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 25656 J/m (1.0 ft·lbf/in.)
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 25633 J/m (0.6 ft·lbf/in.)
Impact Strength, Unnotched 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 4812NB
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 48122446 J/m (46 ft·lbf/in.)
Impact Resistance (Puncture), Energy @ Max. Load 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 376332 J (24 ft·lbf)
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 376338 J (28 ft·lbf)
Optical Properties
Total TransmittanceD 100382 %
HazeD 1003< 1 %
Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperature 
     @ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)D 64869 °C (156 °F)
     @ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)D 64863 °C (145 °F)
Vicat Softening Temperature 
     @ 1 kg loadD 152580 °C (176 °F)
Typical Processing Conditions
Drying Temperature 160 °C (320 °F)
Drying Time 4-6 hrs
Processing Melt Temperature 277-293 °C (530-560 °F)
Mold Temperature 16-32 °C (60-90 °F)

aUnless noted otherwise, all tests are run at 23°C (73°F) and 50% relative humidity.
bUnless noted otherwise, the test method is ASTM.
cUnits are in SI or US customary units.


Eastman Medical Disclaimer
It is the responsibility of the medical device manufacturer ("Manufacturer") to determine the suitability of all component parts and raw materials, including any Eastman product, used in its final product in order to ensure safety and compliance with requirements of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or other international regulatory agencies.

Eastman Chemical Company products have not been designed for nor are they promoted for end uses that would be categorized by either the United States FDA or by the International Standards Organization (ISO) as implant devices. Eastman products are not intended for use in the following applications: (1) in any bodily implant applications for greater than 30 days, based on FDA-Modified ISO-10993, Part 1 “Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices” tests (including any cosmetic, reconstructive or reproductive implant applications); (2) in any cardiac prosthetic device application, regardless of the length of time involved, including, without limitation, pacemaker leads and devices, artificial hearts, heart valves, intra-aortic balloons and control systems, and ventricular bypass assisted devices, or (3) as any critical component in any medical device that supports or sustains human life.

Eastman Chemical Company products offered for the medical market have met selected FDA-Modified ISO-10993, Part 1 “Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices” tests with human tissue contact time of 30 days or less. The tests include: cytotoxicity, sensitization, irritation or intracutaneous reactivity, systemic toxicity (acute), subchronic toxicity (sub-acute), implantation, hemocompatibility. The Manufacturer is responsible for the biological evaluation of the finished medical device.

The suitability of an Eastman Product in a given end-use environment is dependent upon various conditions including, without limitation, chemical compatibility, temperature, part design, sterilization method, residual stresses, and external loads. It is the responsibility of the Manufacturer to evaluate its final product under actual end-use requirements and to adequately advise and warn purchasers and users thereof.

Comments
Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.


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