Whether they’re essential medical supplies such as IV bags and syringes or lifesaving medical devices such as incubators and dialysis machines, plastics help improve health and save lives around the world. Learn more about plastics’ role in medical and healthcare innovation.


Innovations in Medical Care Made Possible by Plastics

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    How Innovations in Plastics Help Make Millions of Lives Better Plastic innovations in health, medical and safety tools help save countless lives, prevent diseases and avoid injuries, from children in sub-Sahara Africa to suburban American families. See How
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    Liquid Bandages & Adhesives Get a Boost with Plastics Innovations in plastics have helped adhesive bandages to become staples in medicine cabinets and first-aid kits across the country. And plastics play an important role in more recent, innovative wound care technologies. Learn More