Specialty Coating Systems shows off FDA-recognized coatings for implantable devices
Parylene remains a go-to medical device coating, recognized by the FDA as safe for use in medical devices. It is ideal for implantable devices like catheters, seals, stents, cochlear implants, surgical tools, pacemakers and components, according to Specialty Coating Systems, which touts itself as a world leader in parlylene coating technologies.
Parylene is beneficial because it is biocompatible, protects from moisture and chemical, has thermal stability and is ultra-thin. It has been used in different facilities including ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C certified coating centers and ISO 14644 cleanrooms.