Atrium Declares Its PVC Catheters DEHP-Free


August 6, 2007

August 6, 2007 - Atrium Medical Corp., a manufacturer of chest drainage products, announced that its soft and firm thoracic catheters, PVC Catheters, are di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) free, in accordance with the FDA’s recommendation that medical device manufacturers reformulate products to remove DEHP.

Atrium remanufactured its catheters to not only in response the FDA’s push for medical device manufacturers to reformulate products to remove DEHP but also to support the recommendation by the FDA that all hospitals use alternatives to DEHP containing products.

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