Adhesives Magazine

ASHLAND PERFORMANCE MATERIALS: Medical PSA

May 22, 2012

This company, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., has introduced a new standard product into its commercially available adhesive range for medical tapes. ArosetTM AGX-L pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) is a single-package, pure-acrylic adhesive-in solution that can dry to a clear, tacky film. The adhesive combines a balance of tack, peel and shear properties and reportedly features a unique crosslinking profile.

Aroset AGX-LTM adhesive is a coater-ready product pre-qualified for medical applications. It also complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation 21 CFR 175.105 (adhesives).

For additional information, visit www.ashland.com.