About the Lubrizol Life Science Health - Medical Business

Lubrizol provides industry-leading materials, trusted regulatory guidance, and product development support from ideation to commercialization. Our medical grade polymers are specifically formulated for superior biostability, biocompatibility and processing versatility.  We offer a full range of medical grade thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), ideal for use in cardiology, urology, vascular, wound care and many other applications. We provide differentiated design, development and manufacturing services of components, subassemblies and finished devices. Our expertise is aligned with minimally invasive catheters and delivery systems as well as a broad array of silicone-based medical devices; as well as thermoplastic and silicone processing.

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Delivering Value Beyond the Device

Lubrizol offers full lifecycle capabilities, an integrated approach, and a partner that can provide a path towards medical device excellence. 

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Featured Markets

Medical Vascular


Providing medical grade resins for PIVC, CVC and PICC catheters and other vascular access devices.
Medical Cardiology


Providing polymer solutions for short and long term implantable cardiovascular applications, including guidewires, delivery systems, and pacemaker headers and leads.

Dental Devices

Providing medical grade thermoplastic polyurethanes ideal for oral devices such as dental aligners, retainers, mouthguards and orthodontic elastics.
Medical DED

Drug/Device Combination Products

Offering Pathway™ thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) excipients for controlled, sustained drug release in biodurable implants and combination products.

Highlighted Polymer Products

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Carbothane™ TPU

Offering excellent oxidative stability for long-term blood contact applications, these aliphatic and aromatic polycarbonate TPUs are available in natural and radiopaque formulations.

Pellethane® TPU

Ideal for medical device applications requiring flexibility and strength, these aromatic polyether and polyester TPUs are recognized for their history of use in medical applications 

Tecothane™ TPU

Designed for superior physical performance, these aromatic polyethers are available in natural, radiopaque and custom colors.
Oral Care

Isoplast® ETPU

Formulated for durability, these rigid aromatic polyurethanes exhibit superior toughness, impact, abrasion and chemical resistance.

Key Contract Manufacturing Services

Balloon catheter

Device Design

Specializing in the design of innovative devices, including drug coated balloons, catheter shaft assemblies, and complete delivery system designs, as per your product requirements. 

Catheter Assemblies

Our team of experienced extrusion and catheter engineers closely collaborate with our customers to develop catheter shaft/catheter assemblies that meet application–specific requirements.
Silicone Extrusion

Silicone Assemblies

Providing a full range of services, such as extrusion, insert molding and encapsulation, bonding and reinforcing, and other medical assembly techniques to prepare our customers' medical devices for market.

Precision Extrusion

Expertise in tight-tolerance silicone and thermoplastic medical extrusions, specializing in multilumen profiles and complex geometries for your tubing needs.