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MPPE Insulation & the Incredible, Shrinking Medical Device

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TimHowlett_AlphaWire   3/28/2013 9:30:59 AM
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Hi Tim- We cannot speak for the entire medical device, only our wire & cable.  Frankly, I don't know what the procedures are for disposal of Medical Devices.  I do know that Electronic Equipment typically falls under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive, and all of our EcoGen products (EcoWire, EcoWire Plus, EcoCable, and EcoFlex) are WEEE compliant.

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Tim   3/27/2013 9:30:12 PM
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The article stated that the MPPE insulation is recyclable.  With the use as a medical device, would the recyclability of the item be considered as a selling point for the device?  Wouldn't medical devices be considered bio-hazzard after use?

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Charles Murray   3/27/2013 5:05:39 PM
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I'm curious if MPPE is mostly limited to medical devices. If so, why?

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apresher   3/27/2013 2:08:22 PM
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Excellent article.  It's interesting how "building block" products play a role in continuing to make medical devices smaller and lighter.  The environmental aspects of MPPE is a good bonus and increasingly becoming a decision point for consumers.

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